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The Real Seal: Fomo Shows Why Low-Pressure Spray Foam is Ideal for Weatherization

One of the more heralded benefits of spray polyurethane foam is that it performs as an air and vapor retarder in addition to functioning as insulation. This is unparalleled in the insulation industry, as competing insulation materials like fiberglass and cellulose simply cannot deliver such additional performance characteristics. In order to provide the same level of air and moisture blocking, ...

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Join the Club: Hilton Head Island Country Clubs Go Green With Spray Foam Insulation


Hilton Head Island is a top travel destination in the United States. For more than 50 years, people have traded the big city life for the wide sandy beaches and meandering marshes of the southern coastline. Over the years, residential developers have created vacation paradises, complete with world-class golf courses, top-notch tennis facilities, and lavish clubhouses. As time marches on, ...

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New Skin: A Century-old Residence is Uniquely Applied With Spray Foam


Editor’s Note: The manufacturer and distributor for the spray foam in this story had previously been cited NCFI and Polymaster, respectively. This was inaccurate and has since been revised. The spray foam used in the application, Insulthane 200, is manufactured by Elastochem Specialty Chemicals and distributed by Winroc. Lethbridge, Alberta is located toward the western edge of the Canadian Prairies. ...

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Tanked: A Massive Liquid Fertilizer Tank is Insulated With Spray Foam


The Corn Belt has consistently been one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world, due in part to the efficient transportation of not only the harvested crops, but their precursor: fertilizer. Scattered about this Midwest region are fertilizer production and distribution centers that feed the plants that in turn feed the United States. One such facility, which supplies ...

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Inside-Out: Spray Foam & Stucco System Offers Homeowners an Alternative to Traditional Wall Insulation


Earth tones. Stucco. Adobe-style architecture. These images are the common representations of residences in the American Southwest, especially in New Mexico. While such notions are geared toward desert living, a significant portion of New Mexico is prone to experience wild temperature swings due to high regional altitudes. In any region where climate extremes occur, temperature regulation is crucial to comfortable ...

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Insulating for a Cure: Spray Foam Plays a Part in Supporting Children’s Medical Research


The name St. Jude has become synonymous with the initiative of treating childhood illness in the 50 years it has been operating. In that time span, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has produced a Nobel Prize winner and, more importantly, has seen survival rates of catastrophic childhood diseases rise from 10-20% to upwards of 80-90%, or better. Critical to pursuing ...

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Foam In One: A World-Class Golf Resort Employs Spray Foam Insulation


It was profiled in The New York Times; Forbes called it “the must-play golf course opening of 2012;” and World Golf has proclaimed the course lives up to the hype. Cabot Links, located in Inverness, Nova Scotia, has become the most recent mascot for spectacular, remote golfing meccas, and in a short timeframe has anted up for recognition as a ...

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Foam Frontier: Spray Foam is Used in an Olympic-Sized Rehabilitation Project in Uzbekistan


At final tally, Uzbekistan brought home a total of four medals, one gold and three bronzes, from the 2012 London Olympics. That success, which brings their all-time Uzbek total at the Summer Games to 21, was facilitated by the country’s Olympic training complex in its capital of Tashkent. When a rehabilitation project at the facility required several applications of spray ...

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Rebuilding the Diocese of the Arctic: Warmth Insulation Helps Rebuild Iqaluit’s Most Beloved Cathedral


Iqaluit, Nunavut. Population; 75,000. Location; Canada, just outside the Arctic Circle, home of St. Jude’s Anglican Cathedral – the Diocese of the Arctic. Once referred to as the brightest star in the realm of cathedrals, St. Jude’s igloo-shaped place of worship was lost by arson in 2005, leaving a dark residue not only on the ice, but also in the ...

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Fine Foam: Failed Fiberglass Opens the Door for Spray Foam at the Cleveland Museum of Art


2005 marked the beginning of Ohio’s largest cultural project in history when the Cleveland Museum of Art entered an 8-year expansion and renovation project. The architects of this $350 million project had no intention of utilizing spray foam until they discovered saturated, ineffective fiberglass in portions of the existing walls. Designed by award-winning, Manhattan-based Rafael Vinoly Architects, the project involves ...

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