Washington, DC --The University of Maryland recently won first place in the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon with a spray foam-insulated home.
The house, entitled WaterShed, is a solar-powered home, inspired by the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem that aims to conserve and recycle rainwater and maximize energy potential.
C & R Insulation of Arnold, Maryland, helped the University meet the energy efficiency requirements of the competition by installing spray foam insulation, applying Sealection Agribalance and Heatlok soy foam insulation, both manufactured by Demilec.
The bi-annual competition took place 23 Sept to 2 Oct 2011, in West Potomac Park in Washington, DC. WaterShed also won first place in Architecture and second in Market Appeal.
C&R Insulation of Arnold, Maryland, was founded in 2008 by Ronald Larson and Chris Ignaczak, "in order to provide high quality green insulation products to the Mid-Atlantic region." Its projects range from retrofits in existing homes of all sizes to very large custom homes and commercial projects.
Demilec (USA) llc is a manufacturer of an energy-efficient line of spray foam insulation products.