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The Merger of Two Iowa-based Companies Results in the Launch of a Fully Sustainable Home Center

The Merger of Two Iowa-based Companies Results in the Launch of a Fully Sustainable Home Center BY JUAN SAGARBARRIA When he is not coaching high school football, Steve Gilbert focuses his energy on saving energy. His company, Gilbert Home Comfort & Energy Solutions (GHC), specializes in finding optimal energy-efficient solutions for homes and businesses in the Iowa and Missouri regions ...

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New Products, Services, Practices Featured in latest Spray Foam Magazine

JUPITER, FL–June 26, 2015–Spray Foam Magazine kicks off the second half of the year with the debut of the July/August 2015 Issue. The latest edition is now available to read for free online and in the Spray Foam Magazine’s mobile app, which can be downloaded for free on iPhones, iPads, and Android smartphones and tablets. The July/August 2015 Issue features ...

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Sacred Spray: The Construction of a Grand Temple Utilizes Closed-Cell SPF

Located in the rapidly growing town of Gilbert, Arizona, a new place of worship rises from the desert. The Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stands to be one of the tallest and most beautiful buildings in the southeast Phoenix metro area. Quik-Shield closed-cell spray foam insulation by SWD Urethane was selected to create an efficient ...

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Mountain Pass: A Nimble Spray Rig Handles the Tough Landscape of Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains

With its breathtaking nature views and nearby family attractions like Dollywood and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum, it’s no wonder that the Great Smoky Mountains are the centerpiece of the most-visited national park in the nation. Nestled in the heart of the Smokies near Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, Hearthside Cabin Rentals takes advantage of the spectacular landscape by maintaining over 100 rustic getaway ...

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Topping It Off: A Gas Station’s Compromised EPDM Roof is Revitalized with an SPF System

Before winding through the Inland Empire and making a gradual eastward turn toward Las Vegas, Interstate 15 slices through Escondido, California. On the southern edge of the city, which is just north of San Diego, a heavily trafficked gas station adjacent to the highway was in need of a roof rehabilitation in early 2012. It was a classic case of ...

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The Real Seal: Fomo Shows Why Low-Pressure Spray Foam is Ideal for Weatherization

One of the more heralded benefits of spray polyurethane foam is that it performs as an air and vapor retarder in addition to functioning as insulation. This is unparalleled in the insulation industry, as competing insulation materials like fiberglass and cellulose simply cannot deliver such additional performance characteristics. In order to provide the same level of air and moisture blocking, ...

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Co-Generation Technology Brings a New Level of Efficiency to Proportioning Systems

An improvement in energy efficiency is perhaps the most effective selling point for spray foam contractors trying to communicate the benefits of SPF insulation and roofing to their customers. However, efficiency isn’t relegated to just the final product of a spray foam application; the process itself can benefit from efficiency-improving initiatives. Graco had that notion in mind when designing a ...

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Insulating for a Cure: Spray Foam Plays a Part in Supporting Children’s Medical Research

The name St. Jude has become synonymous with the initiative of treating childhood illness in the 50 years it has been operating. In that time span, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has produced a Nobel Prize winner and, more importantly, has seen survival rates of catastrophic childhood diseases rise from 10-20% to upwards of 80-90%, or better. Critical to pursuing ...

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The Right Stuff: NASA Spin-off Company Pursues a Distinctly Efficient Approach to the Design of Mechanical Systems

While building science is a concentration typically relegated to the Earth’s surface, for obvious reasons, a mechanical engineering company located near Dallas, Texas channels its history in space exploration to more efficiently design mechanical systems. “It’s not exactly rocket science that we do,” said Richard Rue, CEO of EnergyWise Structures.” But we do have a rocket scientist designing our systems.” ...

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