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Containment and Ventilation

Containment and Ventilation: Two Key Concepts for a Safe Application of SPF By Stephen Wieroniey, Spray Foam Coalition It is critical for applicators, helpers, and adjacent workers who may enter the spray foam application area before foam is fully cured, to follow good work practices in order to avoid potential exposure to spray polyurethane foam (SPF) component chemicals. Potential health ...

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Beyond Comfort: Ultra-Aire’s Nikki Krueger Discusses Whole House Dehumidifying Systems

Ultra-Aire’s Nikki Krueger discusses whole house dehumidifying systems with Spray Foam Insulation & Roofing Magazine Spray Foam Insulation & Roofing Magazine: How exactly do dehumidifiers work? Nikki Krueger: Whole house dehumidifiers not only provide dedicated moisture control but also provide controlled fresh air ventilation and high efficiency air filtration. The units integrate with the home’s heating and cooling system to provide ...

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Ending the Age of Excess: Calculate the Proper Size of HVAC Systems

In the March/April Issue of Spray Foam Insulation & Roofing Magazine, we discussed how recent changes in the 2009 & 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) affected the construction of building envelopes. In the process of doing so, we asserted the building code mantra “build tight, ventilate right.” While the previous article focused more on the former part of the ...

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EPA Issues New Guidance Document on Proper Ventilation Techniques During Spray Foam Applications

Last year, in May 2010, NIOSH convened a meeting with key people from the spray foam industry, federal participants, and other vested groups to discuss the challenges of deploying ventilation technologies in the SPF application environment. Discussions included the variability of SPF operations, applications and worksites, typical practices, re-occupancy, overspray and barriers, and the use of natural and mechanical ventilation. ...

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