American Tiny Houses’ spray foam insulation package
(R-38 insulation in floors and ceiling, R-20 in walls)
Spray foam insulation provides air seal that result in increased energy efficiency up to 50%. That translates into a short and long term saving, causing lower usage of utilities resulting in lower energy bills.
Benefits of ATH’s Spray Foam:
• High “R” value
• Improve indoor air quality
• Healthy, completely nontoxic (no HFC, HCFC’s, formaldehyde or asbestos)
• Safe for chemically sensitive persons
• Spray foams bonding agent adds increased strength to structure
• Detours insects and rodents
• Prevents mold and mildew
• Reduces noise pollution
• Allows for downsized HVAC equipment
We do all of this to ensure that your tiny house is safe, healthy, energy efficient, durable and quiet.
American Tiny House exterior roof insulation
We use Prodex Insulation.
Prodex is ICC-ES recognized and energy star qualified. Since it is plastic and foil it is unaffected by humidity which also prevents 97% of radiant heat transfer and condensation. Prodex also contains a built in vapor barrier with a 19 decibel contact noise reduction. It is UV resistant, does not promote mold or mildew. Because us is not made of traditional fiberglass is does not provide for nesting of rodents, bugs or birds. Made with 100% recyclable materials.
This insulation is applied right before we install our standing seam metal roofs.
Amazingly 3.5 inches of spray foam out performs 11 inches (R-32) of fiberglass, rock wool, and cellulose.