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Tag Archives: Spray Foam Magazine Canada

Spray Foam and Intumescent Coatings

No shortcuts to safety with Flameseal intumescent coatings

No Shortcuts to Safety Why Canadian SPF contractors should use thermal barrier products that are tested under the industry standard. If there is an exact factor that distinguishes Canada’s SPF industry, that factor is safety codes. The National Building Code of Canada (NBC), published by NRC and developed by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, delineates specific stringent ...

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Spray Foam Canada: Insulating the Big Box Store’s Big Box

Actually insulating the 460,000 square foot Costco distribution turned out to be the easiest part of the job

When Costco opened a massive new distribution center, they turned to spray foam to keep the building insulated. By Jen Kramer Just north of Toronto, in the province of Ontario, is the city of Vaughn. According to the 2011 Canadian census, Vaughn was Canada’s fastest growing city for the years 1996 to 2006, experiencing an 80 percent growth rate. A ...

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The Best Of Spray Foam In Canada

Habitat Insulfoam Icynene

Spray Foam Magazine wants to thank all of the Canadian contractors who sent in photos of their standout projects. Located in Chambly, Quebec, the crew from Isolation Saint-Luc (above) insulates the walls and basement floor coving of a residence with Demilec’s Heatlok™ Soya®. Ken White of Eco Insulation in Sudbury goes to great lengths to help his customers. For the project ...

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A Canadian Milestone

The proof is in the testing.

CCMC Confirms IFTI’s DC315 Qualifies as Equivalent to Generic and Prescriptive Barriers Over SPF By Gary Wolfe After spending much of 2015 and 2016 developing criteria and testing DC315, a fire-protective intumescent coating, as well as working in tandem with the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC), the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), and several other well regarded accredited fire ...

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Expand Your Business Using Intumescent Thermal Barriers

Adding intumescent to your business? The first step in this plan is to understand the regulations and code requirements.

By Dylan Nowak Any business owner will tell you, you must grow or die. The success of a corporation hinges on its ability to offer unique and innovative solutions to the marketplace. Technical advances in spray foam, and code-compliant intumescent thermal barriers have drastically expanded the applications and opportunities for spray foam applicators. Drywall is no longer the only choice. ...

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Customer Service Is Key

Duguid encourages contractors think of spare parts as "insurance for their reputations."

An interview with Blair Duguid from Cortez Industries By Karen Ross Spray Foam Magazine sat down with Blair Duguid, owner of Cortez Industries Inc., a spray foam equipment parts manufacturer and distributor located in Mississauga, Ontario. Known for direct response and superlative customer service, Duguid shares his business philosophies. Spray Foam Magazine: With so many equipment manufacturers around, why should potential customers choose ...

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High-Rise Comfort And Efficiency / Immeubles à Stages Pour Du Confort Et De L’Efficacite’

Closed-cell foam was sprayed to the entire perimeter of the building's interior on every floor. / De la mousse à cellule fermée a été giclée sur tout le périmètre intérieur et sur chaque étage de l’immeuble.

Ontario-based high-rise apartments benefit from Elastochem’s Insulthane Extreme closed-cell spray polyurethane foam featuring Honeywell’s Solstice LBA Le domaine du condo à étages de l’Ontario bénéficie de Insulthane® Extreme, une mousse de polyuréthane à cellules fermées pulvérisée de Elastochem avec l’agent liquide de gonflement (ALG) Solstice de Honeywell By Juan Sagarbarria, French Translation By Marc Kast There’s always a first. Like ...

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Containment With A Canadian Twist

The polyurea provides a solid, yet flexible, barrier to protect the surrounding prairie from any contamination should a spill occur.

When an oil tank farm need secondary containment, they turned to American cutting-edge technology and Canadian application skill for a cross-border industrial coatings project BY JEN KRAMER The North Dakota prairie is home to all manner of native species of plants and animals, including elk, antelope, whitetail deer, bighorn sheep, coyote, prairie chicken, pheasant, wild turkey, eagles, falcons, and the ...

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Help Homeowners And Be “Baeumler-Approved”

A "Bryan Baeumler Approved" SPF contractor is one who has been thoroughly vetted and found to perform to the highest quality standards.

BY BRYAN BAEUMLER I get thousands of emails asking me for advice like what to tackle first and where to find reliable companies. Finding the right tradesperson isn’t so simple. Hiring a tradesperson is a bit like choosing a partner and getting married — it’s a very subjective commitment and individual results may vary. Common sense tells us that we ...

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Protection Of Foamed Plastics

Protect yourself with the facts. The code for using intumescent coatings over foamed plastics can be confusing, but ignorance is no excuse.

Protect yourself by knowing the code. BY BLAKE RUTHERFORD Understanding the codes and complying with correct testing certification requirements is arguably the first and most important element to any new construction project or retrofit. Failure to comply can result in increased costs to correct compliance failures, lost time, lost profits, and even liability concerns. To avoid these dangers, SPF applicators ...

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