Shope credits Icynene's soft foam insulation system with a dramatic decrease in leaking and ice damming challenges. “On an energy level it makes a lot of difference, as well as on a maintenance level,” he says. The water-based, environmentally friendly material is sprayed into a cavity and then expands to 100 times its original volume. Icynene, 800.758.7325;

Allan Shope, AIA
shope reno wharton associates
greenwich, conn.