How is Versi-Foam® a “Green” Product?
1. Versi-Foam® increases energy efficiency and can allow for reduced green house gas emissions. SPF insulation saves energy and reduces the use of fossil fuels, thereby helping to reduce global warming gasses.
2. Versi-Foam® protects occupant health by improving air quality.
3. Versi-Foam® reduces waste and environmental degradation – it can lead to a more durable building with a longer lifecycle (e.g. prevents mold/moisture issues).
2012-2013 Tax credit information
Federal tax credits for energy-efficiency home improvements are back. The law allows homeowners to claim tax credits of varying amounts on improvements such as insulation, energy-smart windows and highly efficient furnaces. Congress has made the credits retroactive, so improvements made in both 2012 and 2013 will qualify.
The program has a cap of $500 in total credits. The limit goes back to 2006, when the very first credits became available. If you've already claimed $500 in credits for energy-efficiency improvements you're not eligible for more.
You can receive credits for 10% of the cost of insulation materials and systems, not including installation. The improvements must be made to the taxpayer's principal residence and must be placed in service by the end of 2013.
To claim a tax credit, you need to file Form 5695 along with your federal income tax return for the year the improvement is made. The credit will be subtracted from the amount of tax you owe or added to your tax refund. Before you file, you are required to get a Manufacturer's Certification Statement - a signed statement from the manufacturer certifying the product qualifies for a tax credit. You should keep it in your files, but do not have to submit a copy of the statement with your return.
Click here to download our Manufacturer's Certification Statement.
Product Description: Versi-Foam® Systems 15 Class I and 50 Class I Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Insulation and Air Barrier. Low-pressure disposable foam kits that contain two chemical components – Component A (isocyanate) and Component B (polyol blend). It is a flame retarded foam formula, meeting requirements of ASTM E-84 Class I.
The following items assist in qualifying for the LEED Certificate of Analysis:
Low-Emitting Materials Adhesives and Sealants: 0 lb/gal of VOC’s are contained in the product listed above. Information can be found on the MSDS for the specific product proposed for use).
Optimize Energy Performance: Versi-Foam® Systems 15 Class I and 50 Class I have and R value of 6.7 per inch.
Fundamental Refrigerant Management: Versi-Foam® Systems 15 Class I and 50 Class I low-pressure spray polyurethane products use a HFC-134a blowing agent that is contained within the resulting cellular product to act as an inert gas which insulates and contains no CFC’s.