Green Buildings & Healthy Living Spaces
Ritchie's Insulation uses insulation products from local businesses that support green buildings and healthy living spaces.
Our suppliers maximize use of renewable materials and reduce energy consumption during manufacturing which makes a positive impact on our environment. Ritchie's Insulation further assists by installing these insulation products, making buildings energy efficient and minimizing consumption, whether it is keeping your building cool in the summer or warm in the winter.
Cellulose Fibre Insulation – made with 100% recycled newsprint treated to make it resistant to fire, pests, mould, and mildew. Cellulose fibre is an extremely cost effective, high quality insulation product providing homeowners lower heating and cooling costs due to its high resistance to air leakage and higher R-factor at extreme temperatures.
- Wall and ceiling insulation
Polyurethane Foam Insulation – 2 lb. Medium Density closed cell spray foam – high R 6/inch factor, seals out dust and pollen, providing thermal protection and air barrier properties. Ritchie Insulation is a certified contractor under UFC – Urethane Foam Consultants with
certified foam installers.
Urethane Foam Consultants (UFC)
DC315 Intumescent Thermal Barrier Coating – thermal barrier coating specifically for the application over spray polyurethane foam insulation. The finish coating expands when heated/exposed to fire and provides the required thermal barrier protection required by building code.
Monokote® Thermal Barrier – fire protection coating specifically for application over polyurethane foam. Monokote® forms a hard, durable, monolithic thermal barrier against heat and fire and is an efficient product that meets building code and insurance requirements for thermal barrier protection.
All products used by Ritchie's Insulation are ideal application in either new or retrofit construction projects. Call Ritchie's Insulation in St. Thomas to discuss what type of insulation product is right for you.