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Old 02-14-2012, 11:55 AM   #1
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Does anyone have any knowledge of any problems with off gasing of closed cell insulation and any type of hazing or a film on the glass?
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:23 PM   #2
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Which glass?

Next to a window?

There is certainly steam and other suspended chemicals coming off that stuff. Not good to be around for certain.

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Oops, should have been more specific.
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The IGU is sealed so nothing about the spray foam should affect that.

If you have what appears to be an oily residue...you have bad Low-e.

Happens sometimes and it is a warranty covered issue for most manufacturers.

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its a light haze or film, its spread evenly on the interior pane and it is impossible to remove.
Just wondering if anyone has ever seen this from a closed cell application possibly being the cause?
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Sounds a failed IGU.

Never seen any issues with spray foam in that capacity but I have not had Low-e windows in homes where we have sprayed the whole thing...just around the windows and wall penetrations.

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