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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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Canyon Road Modernization


Spray foam plays a vital role in the transformation of a school into a modernized residential condominium in Santa Fe’s art district By Juan Sagarbarría If you’re partial to letting your artistic flag fly when in Santa, Fe, New Mexico, then your visit would be utterly incomplete without a jaunt down world-famous Canyon Road. Tucked away into the foothills of ...

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A Sweet Duet

Tiny open

SPF insulation and a Tiny Home combine in a symphony of savings for a world-renowned musician. By Jen Kramer The tiny home trend is sweeping the nation. According to the U.S. Census, the average size of an American home is 2,600 square feet, while the average size of a tiny home is 500 square feet. That’s a noticeable difference. A ...

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Smooth Operator

Residential Spray Foam Barrier

Residential Air Barriers as Works of Art By Jen Kramer Spend any amount of time in the spray polyurethane foam industry and you will learn that there is an art to spraying the foam. Distance from the substrate, temperature, humidity, the angle of the applicator’s wrist, all these variables and more can and do affect the foam’s ultimate outcome. On ...

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Living Tiny: Spray Polyurethane Foam Helps the NextGen Net-Zero/ Healthy Home Achieve Zero Energy Usage

USI Building applied spray polyurethane foam insulation to the exterior of a Tiny House.

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Ed Begley Jr. and SPF LEED The Hollywood GREEN Revolution

Ed Begkey Jr., Hollywood actor, had Icynene spray polyurethane foam insulation applied to his home.

Green has multiple meanings for noted actor, director, producer, and conservationist Ed Begley Jr. It of course signifies his long-standing commitment to environmentalism and “Green” causes. It also; however, represents the money that he has saved through his commitment to conservation. Both meanings combined during the construction of his new 4,000 square-foot home, built from the ground up to the ...

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Energy-Efficient Abode

Spray polyurethane foam provides an energy-efficient facelift for Toronto home.

Spray Polyurethane Foam Provides an Energy-Efficient Facelift for Toronto Home BY JUAN SAGARBARRIA When seeking a place to call home in the Toronto area, architect Christine Lolley had two pre-requisites: That the home be in close proximity to her architecture firm’s office and that the home was as energy-efficient as possible. Her firm, Solares Architecture, specializes in luxurious and energy-efficient ...

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Insulating for Good

Spray foam insulation provides comfort and energy efficiency to newly constructed, affordable homes in Indian River County, FL

Spray Foam Insulation Provides Comfort and Energy Efficiency to Newly Constructed, Affordable Homes in Indian River County, FL. By Juan Sagarbarria Through generous donations, intensive manual labor, and progressive advocacy, Habitat for Humanity’s ongoing efforts to construct comfortable, affordable homes have long been earmarked in the eyes of the nation. Their movement has transcended many counties of each state and ...

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Retreat From the Heat

A Vacation Home is Upgraded With the Help of Spray Polyurethane Foam

A Vacation Home is Upgraded With the Help of Spray Polyurethane Foam By Juan Sagarbarria For some folks, sporadically escaping from their daily routine is a necessary outlet to achieve a holistic life-balance. Circumstances are not always ideal for consistent vacationing, but when these opportunities do present themselves, don’t we owe it to ourselves to be in the most relaxing and ...

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Cottage Coziness: Cottage Comfort is Improved with Elastochem Spray Foam Insulation Using Honeywell Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent

Cottage Comfort is Improved with Elastochem Spray Foam Insulation Using Honeywell Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent

“When we bought the cottage, it was partially insulated, but not to a high degree, because it wasn’t really winterized,” said Bill Luffman, who has owned a cottage in Muskoka, Ontario with his wife Linda for about 16 years. “For under our floor, we looked at a number of different types of insulation – batt insulation and board insulation – ...

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