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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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Canadian Healthcare: An Energy-Efficient Hospital

Demilec spray foam was applied to new hospital in Canada

New hospital for Baie-Saint-Paul seeks LEED Certification Written & Translated to French by George Tawil Spray polyurethane foam, Demilec’s Heatlok Soya, is playing a significant role in the construction of the new hospital for Baie-Saint-Paul, in Quebec, Canada. The Heatlok Soya insulation system has been selected for the building envelope. In a boost for the SPF industry, the architectural consortium ...

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Days Of Wine & Spray Foam

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Low-pressure, closed-cell spray foam helps maintain wine at its finest Spray polyurethane foam and wine. Not necessarily a combination that readily comes to mind, and yet, as one Canadian design-build firm and their clientele of discriminating oenophiles have discovered, it is an unmatched combination. The unlikely combination of spray foam and wine is very important to Robb Denomme, CEO of Genuwine ...

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Going for Silver… with Spray Foam

Going for LEED Silver with NCFI Polyurethanes' spray polyurethane foam

Spray foam plays a major role in a Cleveland-based school restoration that strives to obtain a LEED Silver rating. By Juan Sagarbarría The year is 1926: Robert Goddard launches the first successful liquid fuel rocket, Greta Garbo makes her silent film debut, The Great Miami Hurricane forms in the Atlantic, and a few cars are seen riding along John Steinbeck’s ...

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Ultra-Performing Steel Inside Spray Foamed Building Envelope

Spray Foam Insulation for an Annealing Factory

Redeveloped factory specializing in automotive high-tensile annealing gets insulated with spray foam By Juan Sagarbarría A challenging feat, it was: To apply 492,664 square feet of closed-cell spray polyurethane foam insulation to the interior of an abandoned steel mill. Installation thickness consisted of two inches on the walls and three inches on the ceiling, requiring approximately 1,363,342 board feet of ...

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Canyon Road Modernization

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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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Spray Foam Canada

ISO Certification CUFCA, Morrison Hershfield

The Importance of ISO Certification What the S718 standard means for you. In Canada, industry standards are in a constant state of update, involving different CAN/ULC SPF task groups made up of manufacturers, certification bodies, and other industry stakeholders that strategically set these rules to ensure safety and efficiency in product use and workplace practices. This directly applies to spray ...

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Ultra-Low Density Foam

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Elevating the Industry By Jen Kramer A disruption is taking place in the spray foam industry – and it has changed the open-cell insulation market forever. A new technology, Ultra-Low Density spray foam, represents significant reductions in labor and expense for the contractors who have been front runners of early adoption. But what exactly is this technology and how is it ...

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Severe Weather Solution: Hurricane Proof Homes

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Spray Polyurethane Foam Helps Keep Roofs In Place During Major Storms By Jen Kramer “You know the phrase, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help?’” asks Ed Skvarch, Extension Agent III, Commercial Horticulture with the University of Florida / IFAS Extension, with a chuckle. “Well, for once it is actually true. We really are here to help.” We ...

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SPF and SLS Help NASA Explore Deep Space

Spray Foam Insulation Allows NASA to get to Mars

By Jen Kramer Mars. The Red Planet. 142 million miles away from our sun. Visiting such a place – let alone colonizing it – was long thought to be in the realm of science fiction. But now, thanks to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Space Launch System (SLS) and spray polyurethane foam (SPF), fiction is quickly becoming fact. ...

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