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Unvented Attics for Existing Buildings

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As residential construction has slowed over the past few years, many insulation contractors have turned to weatherization projects that add insulation and air sealing to existing homes. For SPF contractors, one of the easiest and most accessible areas to insulate and air seal is the band joist and to create unvented attics and crawlspaces. Unvented attics can be easily created ...

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Closed-cell Spray Foam: the Only FEMA Class 5 Rated Flood-Resistant Insulation

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Sprayed polyurethane foam and closed-cell plastic foams are the only materials that FEMA classifies as acceptable flood damage-resistant insulation materials for floors, walls and ceilings in its building design criteria for special flood hazard areas (SFHAs). This requirement applies to new construction, repair of substantially damaged buildings, and substantial improvement of existing buildings in SFHAs. To protect buildings constructed in ...

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The Battle Against Severe Weather Disasters: Closed-Cell Spray Polyurethane Foam in Hurricane Zones

Spray Foam Magazine - Severe Weather - Closed Cell Spray Foam

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