If you install it, you get the benefit. Otherwise your money is going to TXU or another utility company.
Formulate spray foam insulation increases your savings. Plus, foam insulation allows you to use a much smaller HVAC system (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning). When you pair spray foam Insulation with other products such as Energy Wise duct design or geothermal, you dramatically lower your monthly utility bill while benefiting from a quieter, healthier, and more comfortable structure.
For attics, we use fire retardant spray foam. Although slightly more expensive, it does not require a fire retardant barrier. It is much cheaper to install the fire retardant foam than to buy a
We recommend offset 2x4 construction on exterior walls instead of the 2x6 studs often used. If you use 2x6 studs, the studs get to steady-state fast and allow heat transfer. By using offset 2x4 construction with a 6" deep foam spray, you have 2 inches of foam buffering each stud.
Besides saving money, foam has many other Benefits.
Nothing is greener than energy not consumed. Unlike traditional insulating materials like fiberglass or cellulose, foam insulation seals and fills everything, even tiny cracks and holes so small you don't see them. This insulating barrier virtually eliminates energy-wasting leakage which can significantly cut heating and cooling costs. You will have a dramatic drop in utility bills from conventional insulation.
Energy Efficiency Tax credit for New Homes. This is a dollar for dollar tax credit swap for contractors that are building residential houses that are 50% more energy efficient than the average house built in 2004. Our foam insulation can pretty much assure a contractor will qualify for this tax credit.
Foam Insulation is made to last indefinitely which greatly adds to it's affordability. Foam Insulation will not shrink or settle and helps prevent condensation that could lead to decay of building materials. It is fire resistant and does not give sustenance to bugs or varmints. All logic points to going with spray foam insulation. The extra initial cost is more than off-set by government incentives and lower utility bills.