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Insulating the Chocolate Factory

Bissingers' Spray Polyurethane Foam Application

By Jen Kramer Have you ever heard the cliché, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”? Well, for the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) contractors involved in this commercial air barrier project, it was both who they knew, as well as what they knew that made all the difference. In this case, when it came to saving a historic ...

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Ask Not What Your Roof Coating Can Do For You…

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BY STEVEN REINSTADTLER John F. Kennedy said, when addressing the 87th Congress in 1962, “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” That statement’s fiscal and literal meaning is not lost on the contemporary financial decision of whether to tear off a leaking roof and reroof it or to make repairs to the cause of the ...

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Stay Cool

A Spray Foam Roof Lowers Electrical Costs and Maintains Ideal Temperatures Inside a Building Containing a Large Freezer

  A Spray Foam Roof Lowers Electrical Costs and Maintains Ideal Temperatures Inside a Building Containing a Large Freezer By Juan Sagarbarria One of the major budget points for someone who owns a cold storage business is energy consumption. Since keeping a consistent, near-subzero temperature while storing goods for others is the nature of the beast, energy bills can easily ...

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Learning First-Hand

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Getting Started in the Coatings Industry By Ryan Spencer In any business, and particularly in the construction industry, entering new territory is never easy. It’s an outright risk, albeit a necessary one, should a company hope to prevail in a competitive market. Diversification can be a key strategy to differentiate one contracting company from its competition. For roofing contractors, diversifying ...

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High Hat: Polyurea Restores the Roof of Dayton’s Tallest Building

    Kettering Tower, a 30-story office building located in Dayton, Ohio, first opened its doors for business in 1972 and to this day remains the tallest building in the city. The skyscraper, which is clad in steel and glass and boasts a half-million square feet of office space, was purchased for nearly $22 million in 2005 by an investment ...

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Tough Enough: Tuff-Gard’s Unique Two-Component Rubber Membrane is Making Headway in the Roof Coatings Market

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Northern climates can be a nightmare for roof coatings, and the higher the latitude, the worse it gets. For Canada, the transition from mild summer to sharp, biting winter can take a toll on most roof coating materials. Drastic temperature drops can cause coatings to contract and crack, thus nullifying the sealing and waterproofing benefits they would otherwise provide. “The ...

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