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Code Change: Are You Ready?

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R-Value requirements have changed. Are you in compliance? By Peter Cantone, Northeast Sales Director, Profoam The Energy Codes have changed for much of the Northeastern United States. As of late 2016, R-21 is the required R-Value in residential walls. As with all code changes, increased restrictions mean environmental protections, which leave some buildings – and some contractors – falling short. ...

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Ask The Expert: Flushing Equipment

flushing foam from equipment will save your job

By Mason Knowles Question: Should I flush my equipment when switching from open- to closed-cell? How about when switching from one brand of foam to another of the same generic type? Answer: Foam equipment typically requires flushing when switching from open- to closed-cell foam and vice versa. There are vast differences in formulations of open- and closed-cell foam and mixing ...

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Should We Believe The Hype?

SES Foam: Should Believe the Hype?

BY REID MCCALL, BUILD-MARKETING Much has been mentioned recently about different supplier’s market success and their determination to support their contractors at an industry-leading level. Is there really a differentiation between suppliers and how they stand behind their commitment? Are they truly in the contractor’s corner and helping them win the market battle? We asked some of SES’s current customers ...

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Open-Cell Game Changer: A New Innovative Ultra-Low Density Open-Cell Spray Foam Technology Provides Increased Productivity at a Lower Cost

SWD Urethane launches Quik-Shiled 108 open-cell spray polyurethane foam

  LOW VS. ULTRA-LOW DENSITY Open-cell spray polyurethane foam is known for being a half-pound density insulating material that can provide optimal, seamless insulation and reduce air infiltration through a building envelope. Because of its low density and large cell structure, open-cell SPF imparts many advantages, including providing an air barrier, good R-value, but most importantly, high product yield. Lower ...

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Sustainable Shoreline Sanctuary: Open-cell Foam Insulates the Eco-friendly Beach House of Emmy Winner Bryan Cranston

While green building and sustainable design have entered the popular lexicon through fairly widespread media exposure, seldom are the concepts as prominent as when they reach celebrity status. When Emmy-winning actor Bryan Cranston made it a goal to build a home that was green and sustainable, but not at the expense of amenities and occupant comfort, he also wanted to ...

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