Problems with Full / Partial Foam Hot Tub Insulation
One of the most important features when buying a hot tub is the insulation and energy efficiency of the hot tub. Although, a lot of people pay attention to this feature, few look into the type of insulation inside the hot tub. Why is this important? Here are a few points of comparaison and problems associated with Full Foam and Partial / Perimeter Foam insulation and why Thermal Shield insulation is better.
Despite improvements in technology and materials, most Hot Tub manufacturers continue to use dated full foam technology to insulate their hot tubs.
PARTIAL FOAM / PERIMETER FOAM
Polyfilm barrier supports the plumbing
Easy access to service
Uses the waste heat of the motor, shell and pipes to heat the hot tub
Allow for Eco heat exchange Venting to expel the heat in the summer and trap the heat in the winter