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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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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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Expand Your Business Using Intumescent Thermal Barriers

Adding intumescent to your business? The first step in this plan is to understand the regulations and code requirements.

By Dylan Nowak Any business owner will tell you, you must grow or die. The success of a corporation hinges on its ability to offer unique and innovative solutions to the marketplace. Technical advances in spray foam, and code-compliant intumescent thermal barriers have drastically expanded the applications and opportunities for spray foam applicators. Drywall is no longer the only choice. ...

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Customer Service Is Key

Duguid encourages contractors think of spare parts as "insurance for their reputations."

An interview with Blair Duguid from Cortez Industries By Karen Ross Spray Foam Magazine sat down with Blair Duguid, owner of Cortez Industries Inc., a spray foam equipment parts manufacturer and distributor located in Mississauga, Ontario. Known for direct response and superlative customer service, Duguid shares his business philosophies. Spray Foam Magazine: With so many equipment manufacturers around, why should potential customers choose ...

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High-Rise Comfort And Efficiency / Immeubles à Stages Pour Du Confort Et De L’Efficacite’

Closed-cell foam was sprayed to the entire perimeter of the building's interior on every floor. / De la mousse à cellule fermée a été giclée sur tout le périmètre intérieur et sur chaque étage de l’immeuble.

Ontario-based high-rise apartments benefit from Elastochem’s Insulthane Extreme closed-cell spray polyurethane foam featuring Honeywell’s Solstice LBA Le domaine du condo à étages de l’Ontario bénéficie de Insulthane® Extreme, une mousse de polyuréthane à cellules fermées pulvérisée de Elastochem avec l’agent liquide de gonflement (ALG) Solstice de Honeywell By Juan Sagarbarria, French Translation By Marc Kast There’s always a first. Like ...

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Containment With A Canadian Twist

The polyurea provides a solid, yet flexible, barrier to protect the surrounding prairie from any contamination should a spill occur.

When an oil tank farm need secondary containment, they turned to American cutting-edge technology and Canadian application skill for a cross-border industrial coatings project BY JEN KRAMER The North Dakota prairie is home to all manner of native species of plants and animals, including elk, antelope, whitetail deer, bighorn sheep, coyote, prairie chicken, pheasant, wild turkey, eagles, falcons, and the ...

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