John Broniek is Senior Engineer with Icynene and has been involved in improving the energy efficiency and durability of buildings throughout North America since 1990. During that time he has gained valuable experience in building science, research, project management, field work and industry training. He is currently responsible for providing product use recommendations to external audiences including designers, applicators and building owners as well as being a building science technical resource.
While both open cell and closed cell spray foam insulation are proven and effective commercial solutions, each product has its own unique set of qualities and is more ideal for certain applications. Armed with this knowledge, specifiers can make better educated decisions when it comes to product selection.