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The Goose-Proof Roof

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This massive waterproofing job unexpectedly included waterfowl By Jen Kramer In business for over 25 years, the crew at R&A Contracting Inc., is quite familiar with challenging projects. They are not afraid to tackle cool roof installations on the cusp of seasonal change in St. Louis, Missouri. Their slogan, “We put the proof in waterproof” is hard-won through a series ...

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Of Foam And Fish

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Spray polyurethane foam helps efficiently and effectively insulate an 84-gross-ton fishing vessel from the frigid waters in which she sails. By Jen Kramer One hundred thousand pounds of fish. By any measure, that is a big haul. Now imagine a ship with a fish hold large enough to contain a catch that substantial. It would have to be pretty well insulated, wouldn’t ...

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Thinking Outside The Tank

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Constant wind, tiny isopods, a busy site, and a compressed deadline – this tank project presented multiple challenges for the unfazed foam crew. By Jen Kramer The power company knew that their 12,600-square-foot, 40-foot-tall, 70-foot-diameter, 1,000,000-gallon, service water tank was in need of exterior insulation. Although it was not yet corroded, given the elements and the location, it was just ...

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Ty Pennington Chooses Spray Foam

Ty Pennington opted to use the latest in spray foam technology in his own home.

When insulating his own home, Ty Pennington selected spray polyurethane foam with the latest NextGen improvements. By Jen Kramer Famed for hollering, “Move that bus!” to reveal beautifully made-over homes to deserving families on his Emmy-Award-winning television show, “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” Ty Pennington recently had the chance to yell his famous catchphrase to reveal his own home. Actually, the ...

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Executive Outlook: Doug Kramer

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A Conversation with Doug Kramer, President and CEO, Lapolla Industries, Inc. By Ryan Spencer One of the biggest names in spray foam insulation, Lapolla Industries, Inc. has been at the forefront of innovative SPF products in recent years. Spray Foam Magazine talked with Doug Kramer, President and CEO, about Lapolla’s past, present, and future. Spray Foam Magazine: What’s your background ...

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Leading The Way

Lapolla promotes success in the spray foam industry via education.

Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) is becoming more accepted among homeowners, but is experiencing relatively modest growth among the commercial sector. To combat this, forward-thinking industry leaders are reaching out to spec writers in a bid to educate them on the cutting-edge, high-performance benefits of SPF. After all, the key to successful inclusion in project bids is education – not only ...

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4th Generation Foam: The Key to Global Energy Reduction

The Key to Global Energy Reduction

By Ryan Spencer Innovation has been an inherent attribute of the spray foam industry from the beginning, providing the global insulation market with cutting-edge, high-performance products that are constantly evolving to meet the needs of end users. Recently, those needs have focused on one major issue facing end users all over the globe: climate change. Of course, spray foam insulation ...

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