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Grow Your Business By Offering Fast Set Coatings

How The Addition Of Protective Coatings To Your Business Can Provide An Advantage Over The Competition By Alan Cain, Group Leader/Senior Research Chemist, Chemline Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is widely used in residential and workplace walls and ceilings to insulate and reduce air leakage. Why? Because as much as 40 percent of a building’s energy is lost due to air infiltration. ...

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Spray Foam Insulation Helps Depression-Era Building Go Platinum

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Spray polyurethane foam insulation brought a 1930’s building into the 21st century and enabled the redeveloped Energy Innovation Center in Pittsburgh to educate tomorrow’s leaders in research, technology, and business. By Joe Stockdale, Industry Relations Manager, Commercial Manager, Covestro LLC For more than seven decades, Pittsburgh’s Connelley Trade School trained students in a diverse range of vocational skills needed for building, ...

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World’s Largest Spray Foam Hot Dog

The finished spray foam sculpture is 63 feet long and weighs 2.4 tons.

A Michigan hot dog sculpture is one of world’s largest, thanks to the vision of a talented artist, the skills of a spray polyurethane foam insulation crew, and NCFI’s spray foam. By Jen Kramer Northern Michigan is famous for breathtaking scenery – sport fishing on Lake Huron, kayaking down rivers, hiking on nature trials, stepping back in time on Mackinac ...

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The Value of R-Value: Discussing the Limitations of the Well-Known Insulation Metric

Most know R-value as a simple rating system for building insulation products, but what exactly is an R-Value? (see sidebar) This is a great question, and one that is not asked often enough in today’s environmentally conscious society. However, an even better question is whether R-value is still a valid unit of measurement for the performance of insulation products. If ...

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Blending Inn: An SPF Application at a Rustic Bed & Breakfast Blurs the Line Between Spray Foam Insulation and Roofing

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If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck…well, you’ve heard the phrase before. But what exactly do you have when a spray foam project looks like a roofing application, but will end up functioning as attic insulation? Can a project be categorized by the way it’s installed, or by how it’s intended to function? Or can a ...

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SPF Roofing Contractor Keeps a Georgia Poultry Plant Profitable

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West Roofing Systems, Inc. recently dominated the roofing categories at the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance National Industry Excellence Awards. The LaGrange, Ohio-based company won awards in both Roof Foam divisions, which were delineated by projects sized at under and over 40,000 sq. ft. For the latter category, West Roofing submitted a re-roofing project at a poultry processing plant in Murrayville, ...

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