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Exterior Barrier

Spray Foam Stucco System for Albuquerque New Mexico Adobe Home

An exterior spray foam and stucco application retrofitted a New Mexico Southwest home. By Juan Sagarbarria If you’ve been to Albuquerque, New Mexico or merely observed its design by watching shows like “Breaking Bad,” then you know that adobe-style architecture is commonplace in regards to home building. Although adobe homes were traditionally built using bricks made from clay, sand, and ...

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May / June 2016 Spray Foam Magazine is Now Available

The 2016 May/June issue of Spray Foam Magazine is out now!

JUPITER, FL– May 2, 2016 –There have been some important changes in building codes and standards.  The May/June 2016 issue of Spray Foam Magazine contains articles explaining those changes, as well as stories identifying the latest trends, because today’s trends becomes tomorrow’s standard. This issue also features a new issue of Spray Foam Magazine Canada. The digital issue is now ...

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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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Summer Comfort

A Summer Home Near the Jersey Shore’s Long Beach Island Park Gets Insulated with Closed-Cell Foam

A Summer Home Near the Jersey Shore’s Long Beach Island Park Gets Insulated with Closed-Cell Foam By JUAN SAGARBARRIA The only thing that’s better than having a summer home that allows you to kick back by the beach is the feeling of absolute tranquility when you know your private abode is equipped to handle any natural hazards that the summer ...

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Pinpoint Perfect Paradise

Open-cell and Close-cell Spray Foam Insulation Creates a Moisture Barrier for Island Home

Open-cell and Closed-cell Spray Foam Insulation Creates a Moisture Barrier for Island Home By JUAN SAGARBARRIA Floridians are steeped in the art of getting away… in their own backyard. With so many recreational options involving the ocean, the sun, and ultimate relaxation, they find a peaceful haven in myriads of locations scattered along the state’s coast. Keeping these options in ...

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Spray Foam Magazine Does it Right: The March/April 2015 Issue offers several primers on best practices in the SPF industry.

JUPITER, FL–February 27, 2015–The latest edition of Spray Foam Magazine hit the web this morning, being simultaneously available on iPhones, iPads, and Android smartphones and tablets via the publication’s app. The March/April Issue presents readers with a number of discussions about an industry-wide sentiment: doing it right. “We pulled in several industry leaders to get their thoughts on some of ...

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Winter Shield

WinterScene

Spray Foam Insulation Protects Tennessee Homeowners from Harsh Winter Temperatures By Juan Sagarbarria As the grueling wintertime sets in, homeowners are reminded that building their homes with robust, energy-efficient insulation allows them to stay one step ahead of the weather. The residents from Jackson, Tennessee have been motivated to take proper steps to stay warm since meteorological forecasts suggests that ...

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Best of Both Worlds: Froth-Pak Ultra Bridges the Gap Between Low-pressure and High-pressure Systems

As markets differentiate, gaps can sometimes arise between segments. In the spray foam industry, low-pressure and high-pressure systems can compliment each other in certain circumstances. For instance, a contractor might use a low-pressure rig to do touch-up work on an application installed with a high-pressure rig. But what about when that’s not an option–when a high-pressure rig is infeasible and ...

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Taking Flight: Green Building Engages A School and A Community

In the heart of South Florida, classrooms sit silently devoid of students, but that’s all by design. Students are getting out of class and into the field, ditching pens and paper for hardhats and work boots–all in the name of building energy-efficient homes and bettering local communities. Atlantic Community High School, located in Delray Beach, operates a real world experiential ...

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