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Polar Vortex in Chicago

Polar Vortex 101

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I had the unpleasant task of telling him I could have taken care of everything he needed—if we'd had a conversation in August or September.

Restore Comfort

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When we spray foam the roof and seal up the home, we can reduce the need for cooling by a whopping 50 percent. The average temperature on the interior of the roof during the hottest days of the summer can be as high as 220 degrees.
Tom Decker in Washington DC

A Fail Safe Formula

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Ten years ago spray foam hardly had the foothold it does today. Current spray foam technology and installation acumen has leapfrogged into next generation science.

Home Construction Fail

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When the kitchen was remodeled, they only went down to the drywall. Nothing was done but cabinets, floors and finishes. Several broken pipes later, she regrets that and is looking to remedy the issue.
Unexpected Spray Foam Benefits

The Other Unexpected Benefits of Spray Foam

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I’ve talked in the past extensively about how spray foam creates an airtight seal that aids in your heating and cooling costs. But I haven't focused much on how spray foam also protects homeowners against odors and seasonal allergens.

Doing the Math

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For this single-family home, choosing spray foam insulation instead of fiberglass insulation cost about $10,000 more. That works out to $60 a month for a 30-year mortgage. But the homeowners will save more than $60 a month in utility bills because they're using a fraction of the energy to heat and cool the home.

The Board of Truth

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One of the reasons Chicago Green Insulation gets so many referrals from satisfied customers is because of our high standards and excellent workmanship.

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