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The Ultimate Icynene Quiz
by Staff
For cold or hot weather, insulation is important for your home. Whether your are insulating new construction or fixing up an existing home, knowing about the latest products may help you make an informed decision regarding insulation. Icynene is a newer and more ecologically friendly type of insulation. Take this quiz to see how good your knowledge of Icynene insulation is.

When was Icynene first brought to the market?

  • 1979
  • 1986
  • 2001

Compared to other types of insulation, Icynene is considered to be more:

  • green
  • expensive
  • both answers

What do icicles, hanging from the roof, indicate?

  • heat escaping
  • good insulation
  • lower heating bills

What does a high R-value mean?

  • good insulation
  • poor insulation
  • neither answer

How is Icynene installed?

  • sprayed
  • poured
  • both answers

How many products does the Icynene company make?

  • two
  • three
  • four

Icynene's newest product uses _____________ to replace some of the petroleum product.

  • castor oil
  • olive oil
  • soybean oil

Who is qualified to install Icynene?

  • do-it-yourself
  • professional insulation installers
  • Icynene licensed installers

What is the foaming agent for Icynene?

  • water
  • chlorofluorocarbon
  • hydrochlorofluorocarbons

What happens to Icynene products overtime?

  • stays supple
  • maintain shape
  • both answers

What type of weather conditions are suitable for Icynene installation?

  • only warm and dry weather
  • less-than-ideal weather
  • neither answers

What is cellulose particle insulation made of?

  • recycled paper
  • flame-retardants
  • both answers

Mineral wool insulation is what percentage recycled industrial material?

  • 50 percent
  • 75 percents
  • 85 percents

How is fiberglass batting installed?

  • laid out
  • blown-in
  • both answers

What is the cost of attic insulation?

  • $0.50 to $2.25 per square foot
  • $5.38 to $24.22 per square meter
  • both answers

How much does sprayed Icynene expand after application?

  • 20 fold
  • 100 fold
  • 200 fold

After how long does poured Icynene expand sixty times the starting volume?

  • seconds
  • minutes
  • hours

Where are the components of Icynene combined?

  • on site
  • at the factory
  • neither answer

What is the cost of the spray equipment used to install Icynene?

  • 10000
  • 25000
  • 50000

What safety precautions do Icynene installers need to take?

  • no protective gear
  • eye goggles
  • full protective gear