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Home for a Hero

Home for a Hero

Several entities unite to build an energy-efficient home for U.S. Air Force Captain Nathan Nelson By Demilec  Jennifer Nelson was six months pregnant with her first child when she received news that her husband was severely injured from a rocket blast during his third tour in Afghanistan in 2013. More than 7,000 miles away from his wife and soon-to-be baby ...

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Residential Energy Savings

spf helps homeowners cut energy bills

Explaining SPF for fun and profit By Robert Naini In the United States, almost 25 percent of the energy consumed can be attributed to residential consumption. Single-family residences use most of that energy, around 80 percent, and multi-family residences and mobile homes use the remaining 20 percent. This means that single-family residences consume 20 percent of all the energy consumed ...

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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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R-Value Is Not The Whole Story

411MayJune2016SFMag

By Robert Naini The insulation you use does not have a higher “effective R-value” than its tested R-value, stop saying that it does. R-value is R-value; it is derived and documented based on a tested value, K-factor, and does not magically have a higher resistance than the value listed on its technical data sheet just because you think it is ...

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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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