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History In The Re-Making

The Royal Connaught Building is located in downtown Hamilton, Ontario in the midst of a vibrant cultural scene and a burgeoning artist community.

Spray foam plays a role in the revitalization of a 100-year old Canadian hotel into the home building of high-end condos By Juan Sagarbarría On the western tip of Lake Ontario exists one of the most unique and attractive cities in Canada. The city in question is Hamilton. Known as “Steel Town” from its heyday as a city driven by ...

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Canadian Healthcare: An Energy-Efficient Hospital

Demilec spray foam was applied to new hospital in Canada

New hospital for Baie-Saint-Paul seeks LEED Certification Written & Translated to French by George Tawil Spray polyurethane foam, Demilec’s Heatlok Soya, is playing a significant role in the construction of the new hospital for Baie-Saint-Paul, in Quebec, Canada. The Heatlok Soya insulation system has been selected for the building envelope. In a boost for the SPF industry, the architectural consortium ...

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A Conversation About Spray Foam Blowing Agents…

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Laura Reinhard, Global Business Manager, Spray Foam, at Honeywell Talks Spray Foam Blowing Agents By Dan Taylor Laura Reinhard is extremely active in the spray foam industry, whether at industry events discussing blowing agent technology, meeting with systems houses to gather insights about formulation needs, or visiting with contractors at job sites to see first-hand how systems are performing. Reinhard ...

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Spray Foam in Canada: Editorial Contributions by Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC)

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National Research Council of Canada’s Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) Ensures Code Compliance for Non-Standardized Products By Bruno Di Lenardo, Evaluation Officer, Canadian Construction Materials Centre Editor’s Note: In response to questions generated by the Editorial Spotlight  “No Shortcuts to Safety” in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue, we offer the following information by the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC). The Canadian ...

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Canadian Spray Foam Fix, Eh?

Kelowna Canada Spray Foam Roofing Midgaard Spray Foam

Spray foam fully restores a high-end home in picturesque Kelowna, British Columbia. By JUAN SAGARBARRÍA Kelowna, British Columbia is synonymous with mountain ranges, lakes, and green pastures. A picturesque city with several spots of interest, numerous visitors that travel to the city for vacation constantly exceed Kelowna’s local population of approximately 123,500. Bordering Kelowna is Okanagan Lake, which is one ...

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Spray Foam Canada

ISO Certification CUFCA, Morrison Hershfield

The Importance of ISO Certification What the S718 standard means for you. In Canada, industry standards are in a constant state of update, involving different CAN/ULC SPF task groups made up of manufacturers, certification bodies, and other industry stakeholders that strategically set these rules to ensure safety and efficiency in product use and workplace practices. This directly applies to spray ...

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Spray Foam and Intumescent Coatings

No shortcuts to safety with Flameseal intumescent coatings

No Shortcuts to Safety Why Canadian SPF contractors should use thermal barrier products that are tested under the industry standard. If there is an exact factor that distinguishes Canada’s SPF industry, that factor is safety codes. The National Building Code of Canada (NBC), published by NRC and developed by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, delineates specific stringent ...

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Spray Foam Canada: Insulating the Big Box Store’s Big Box

Actually insulating the 460,000 square foot Costco distribution turned out to be the easiest part of the job

When Costco opened a massive new distribution center, they turned to spray foam to keep the building insulated. By Jen Kramer Just north of Toronto, in the province of Ontario, is the city of Vaughn. According to the 2011 Canadian census, Vaughn was Canada’s fastest growing city for the years 1996 to 2006, experiencing an 80 percent growth rate. A ...

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The Best Of Spray Foam In Canada

Habitat Insulfoam Icynene

Spray Foam Magazine wants to thank all of the Canadian contractors who sent in photos of their standout projects. Located in Chambly, Quebec, the crew from Isolation Saint-Luc (above) insulates the walls and basement floor coving of a residence with Demilec’s Heatlok™ Soya®. Ken White of Eco Insulation in Sudbury goes to great lengths to help his customers. For the project ...

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A Canadian Milestone

The proof is in the testing.

CCMC Confirms IFTI’s DC315 Qualifies as Equivalent to Generic and Prescriptive Barriers Over SPF By Gary Wolfe After spending much of 2015 and 2016 developing criteria and testing DC315, a fire-protective intumescent coating, as well as working in tandem with the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC), the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), and several other well regarded accredited fire ...

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