THERMAL BARRIERS

LET US HELP YOU PROTECT YOUR BIGGEST INVESTMENT

When considering the use of Spray Foam Insulation on your new home, commercial building or renovation project,  you are probably seeing a lot about a thermal barrier.


There is a lot of confusion when it comes to thermal barriers and when exactly they are needed. Luckily, we have your back.  Magnus Insulation & Fireproofing with extensive experience insulating and fireproofing  thousands of homes and hundreds of commercial  and institutional buildings,  will help you comply with all the latest energy and fire codes, on new construction and remodeling projects.

exceeding all expectations 

WHAT IS A THERMAL BARRIER?
A thermal barrier is a material that is applied between spray foam insulation and the interior living space, and it is used mostly as a fire resistance measure. The International Residential Code (IRC) calls for this barrier between the occupied space and materials that could be considered flammable or a fire hazard.
The building code hasn’t quite caught up with the advancements spray foam insulation has made over the years. Many premium spray foam insulation materials are Class One Fire Rated, which means it doesn’t act as a catalyst in a fire.
In most cases, where framing allows, regular materials like drywall, gypsum board and even plywood can be used as a spray foam thermal barrier.   Nevertheless there are certain areas where such materials can not be easily installed, in which case one of our certified installers will be able to spray applied either an Intumescent Thermal Barrier or a Cementitious Thermal Barrier, customized to your project, saving you time and money.

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Let us help you protect your biggest investment with our our team of proffesional installers.

One call does it all !.

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NEW ENERGY CODE

As of January 1, 2019, the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB) 2017 Edition is enforced within the City of Saskatoon. Please refer to Framework Guide for submission requirements.

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1a – 1540 Alberta Avenue Saskatoon SK S7K 7C9

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+(306) 683-9897

+(306) 880-2878


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