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Preventing Fires During Construction

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By SES Foam  Fires during construction and remodel are all too common and costly, but the good news is most are preventable. Between 2010-2014, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 485,700 structure fires each year, resulting in estimated annual averages of 2,716 civilian deaths, 14,651 civilian injuries, and $9.7 billion in direct property damage. Of these structure ...

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Unicus Spray Systems Develops Rugged Ultra-Quiet, Fuel-Efficient Spray Foam Rigs Without The Use Of A Generator

Generating Profits Without A Generator Unicus Spray Systems develops rugged ultra-quiet, fuel-efficient spray foam rigs without the use of a generator By: Unicus Spray Systems, LLC Spray foam contractors are always looking for new and improved equipment to accomplish their jobs as quickly and easy as possible to satisfy customers’ timely needs. Most spray foam equipment on the market today requires contractors to use shore power or haul ...

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What It Takes To Run A Successful Contracting Business

Dream, Stuggle, Prize: What It Takes To Run A Successful Contracting Business By: Spray Foam Equipment & Mfg.  Whether you are new to the spray foam industry, have been spraying foam for years, or are a contractor looking to expand, taking the first step can be scary. However, there has never been a more exciting time to get started or grow ...

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Equipment-based Innovations Streamline Spray Polyurethane Foam Applications

The new mobile app for the Reactor 2 puts control in the palm of the user’s hand

Listening to the Contractor Equipment-based innovations streamline spray polyurethane foam applications The spray foam trade is an ever-changing animal, and contractors, both new and seasoned, are keen to adopt and invest in products that produce more streamlined, well-executed applications. By the same token, industry manufacturers strategize products based on their ability to bring about a positive impact to said contractors ...

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An Energy-Efficient Marriage

Photovoltaic Panels and Spray Polyurethane Foam

How spray foam roofing and photovoltaic systems maximize energy savings Talk about a partnership made in energy-efficient heaven: Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) and photovoltaic (PV) systems. As green, sustainable construction maintains a steady, inclining line of progression with LEED designations and net-zero building as the main drivers, the unification of SPF and PV presents a direct solution for promotion of ...

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Hot Work: Attic Fire Control

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Attic Fire Control – What’s The Point? By SES Foam  Both the International Residential Code and the International Building Code require separation of spray polyurethane foam from the living space by a 15-minute thermal barrier. The gypsum board installed at the ceiling plane of the house or building usually serves as a thermal barrier, but foam sprayed within the attic ...

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Boosting Spray Foam Sales in Canada

Accella Polyurethane Systems helps you boos spray foam sales in Canada

Editorial Contributions by Accella Polyurethane Systems In the Canadian spray foam industry, contractors understand that inherent success in their day-to-day operations can only be achieved with a great support system. Being that regulations are requirements in terms of SPF application can be stricter in the Great White North, it is important to secure the services of the right manufacturer. By ...

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Don’t Get Burned By New Assembly Tests

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A Contractor’s Guide to Managing the Risks of Oxygen-depletion Fire-tested Attic Assemblies. By Juan Sagarbarría If you think back to the last time you gathered with other spray foam contractors and discussed the business of spray foam, you no doubt heard things like: Off-ratio foam can be a real problem. We need fewer dealers in our marketplaces. Finding and training ...

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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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Growing A “Winning” Business

Instead of a supplier who floods the market with too many fighters, then takes a step back and offers minimal support, contractors should opt for suppliers who are willing to go the extra mile.

Six factors of how the ideal supplier helps SPF contractors expand their business By Juan Sagarbarria Spray foam contractors need a good supplier who can support their growth. Those that have been around the industry long enough to know the in’s and out’s can grow from the support of the correct supplier. These seasoned contractors have worked hard to grow ...

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