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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

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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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R-Value Is Not The Whole Story

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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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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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Selling Effectively: The Secrets of a Successful Sale of a Spray Foam Contracting Business

SES Foam discloses how to sell a spray foam business effectively.

  Did you ever wonder why one owner seemingly has buyers strongly interested in their spray foam contracting business while another owner’s business seems to languish on the market with very little interest? It starts with understanding what the drivers are that create business value, how value is determined, and then what steps are necessary to prepare your spray foam ...

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Open-Cell Game Changer: A New Innovative Ultra-Low Density Open-Cell Spray Foam Technology Provides Increased Productivity at a Lower Cost

SWD Urethane launches Quik-Shiled 108 open-cell spray polyurethane foam

  LOW VS. ULTRA-LOW DENSITY Open-cell spray polyurethane foam is known for being a half-pound density insulating material that can provide optimal, seamless insulation and reduce air infiltration through a building envelope. Because of its low density and large cell structure, open-cell SPF imparts many advantages, including providing an air barrier, good R-value, but most importantly, high product yield. Lower ...

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