Commercial Building Performance, Spray Foam & Sustainability

Hotel insulated with XCELUS spray foam

On average, 30% of the energy used in commercial buildings is wasted due to inefficiencies, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Though building occupants have a large role to play in reducing energy consumption, one of the most effective ways to save energy and increase a building’s sustainability is hidden behind the walls.

Architects and designers have an opportunity to help shape the direction of green, sustainable design.


Low-density spray foam, also known as open-cell, offers architects a compelling reason to create designs that exceed comfort, performance and functionality.  The flexibility and adaptability of open-cell spray foam is ideal for use in commercial projects. Open-cell spray foam insulation offers commercial architects the opportunity to:


Closed-cell spray foam has many environmental benefits, including:

Spray foam’s thermal performance equates to lower energy use which reduces not only carbon emissions, but also maintenance costs.

Ask our experts how XCELUS spray foam insulation will contribute to the sustainability of your next building design project.