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Spraying Closed Cell Foam Insulation in Cold Weather Conditions
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Spraying closed cell spray foam is the best way to insulate and air seal areas like box sills, band joists, and around the perimeter of the attic. Adam Yeomans Member since Mar 17, 2010 Closed Cell Spray foam insulation is known around the construction and building sciences industry as being the best material for air […]

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Southern Living Idea Home Gets Spray Foam | Energy One …
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Chris Dalzell, owner of Shoreline Homes and the builder in charge of the Idea Home, recently spoke to us about the importance of including spray foam insulation and Energy One America in the energy efficiency focused …

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Polyurethane Spray Foam Gravel Roofs | Goodrich Roofing …
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Besides costing less to install and even less to maintain, when compared to conventional roofing systems, NCFI GRAVELEDFOAM offers several important performance features that set it apart from the competition. Seamless …

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PMC Gains Ce Certification
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LAKEWOOD, NJ – January 8, 2014 – Polyurethane Machinery Corporation (PMC) is proud to announce that PMC’s equipment meets CE certification requirements. PMC’s products now prominently display the required markings that indicate the CE …

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Homes with Spray Foam Insulation may not need Ventilation
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Spray foam insulation is not a silver bullet that magically solves all your problems, as this house clearly demonstrates.  

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Ingeniously Designed Small House on Wheels uses Spray Foam
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… clear grade cedar siding, 3 inches of closed-cell spray foam insulation throughout, full custom hand-planed trim, built-in storage and shelving. Tiny Project 1 Ingeniously Designed Small House on Wheels by Alek Lisefski …  

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Smart ‘green’ options that help homeowners save green include spray foam
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Traditional insulation types are prone to sagging, leaving gaps as well as absorbing moisture which can have significant health impacts on occupants. Replacing your home’s insulation with a high-performance material such as spray foam insulation will …  

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Spray Foam Intricate Part of High Tech Home in Bend
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The walls of the home are approximately 9 inches thick. They’re insulated with 1 1⁄2-inch blown closed cell foam. The couple also uses solar power, with 14 modules on their roof. The solar sources provide about 40 percent of the home’s electricity needs.

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Mike Holmes: Eight great tips to know before starting your renovation
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Same thing if spray foam is being installed or certain solvents are being used. Plus, if you decide to stay, your contractor and the crew will be doing a lot of cleaning every day, which you will have to pay for. All that cleaning also wastes time …

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The History of Spray Foam Insulation
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Although spray foam insulation as we know it today truly emerged in the 1980s, spray foam actually has its roots several decades further in the past …

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Home Of The Future Features Energy-Saving Spray Foam
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TNAH 2014 uses green building and construction technology, including a solar water heater, photovoltaic panels and closed spray-foam insulation. One of the more effective energy-saving components is also one of the least expensive: sealed electrical …

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Open-Cell Spray Foam may lead to Damp Roof Sheathing
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When open-cell spray foam insulation is installed on the underside of OSB roof sheathing, the sheathing sometimes gets damp Images:  Musings of an Energy Nerd Now that insulation contractors have been installing spray foam

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SPFA Safety Committee Releases Bi-Lingual Jobsite Safety Signs for Members
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The first sign is a ‘Do Not Enter’ sign for posting around the spray zone during and just after foam installation to prevent entry by those not wearing appropriate PPE. The second is a ‘Fire Warning’ sign which should be posted after installation but …

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White Paper looks at polyurethane foam application near lighting.
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December 4, 2013 – NEMA LSD 57-2013 Polyurethane Foam Application: Lighting Equipment provides information regarding application of polyurethane spray foam insulation that may come into contact with luminaires in various building applications.

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NCFI Polyurethanes Prepares for 50th Aniversary
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NCFI Polyurethanes is a premium manufacturer of Spray Polyurethane Foam products;” we’ve been making your life more comfortable for nearly 50 years.”

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NCFI Polyurethanes Foam used on home featured by Huffington Post – KRQE-TV.com
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The Huffington Post says the 2,300-square-foot home was designed by a Santa Fe jeweler and isn’t made from rock at all. The home is covered with NCFI Polyurethanes spray foam to give it a stone-like look. The Huffington Post compared it to …

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Construction Completed on ISOPA Polyurethane Passive House
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According to ISOPA Secretary General, Mr Jörg Palmersheim, “polyurethane insulation has become the material of choice for very low energy buildings across Europe, as centimeter for centimeter, polyurethane provides the best insulation available of all …

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What You May Not Know about Spray Polyurethane Foam
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Posted on October 17, 2013 by Kathy Though they serve their purpose, flat roofs often experience more problems with water damage than sloped roofs. Leaks can develop around protrusions, fasteners, and where the flashing has become damaged. Damage can occur from improper drainage or ponding upon the roof surface. Acquiring the right kind of roofing […]

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Passivhaus Building the Modular Way with Spray Foam Insulation
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The 2×12 framed roof will be insulated with closed-cell polyurethane foam for an R-value of about R-67. Other features include: A rooftop photovoltaic(PV) Generation of electricity directly from sunlight. A photovoltaic cell has …

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Construction Risk Insights: Spray Polyurethane Foam Hazards …
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Construction Risk Insights Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) is an effective insulation and air sealant material. However, workers in the SPF industry can be exposed to inhalation hazards from isocyanates and other hazardous …

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New Study Shows Air Sealing is Essential for All Insulation Types
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This is true for all of the assemblies tested, regardless of the type of insulation material used (e.g. cellulose, fiber glass, open cell spray foam, closed cell spray foam or extruded polystyrene.) Commercially available 2D and 3D heat transfer models …

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Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing Demonstrates Longevity
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Spray polyurethane foam roofing systems have been in use since the mid 1960s and have demonstrated service life well beyond 20 years. Spray polyurethane foam was first used commercially in the early to mid 1960s for …  

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Demilec Must Face Spray Foam Insulation Class Action Lawsuit
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A couple alleges that Demilec spray foam insulation is likely to cause neurological damage, and a judge ruled their class action lawsuit can continue on a count of defective design.

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SPF Overspray Release Agent
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Huron® Silicone Polyurethane Mold Release ·  Designed to prevent Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation from adhering to surfaces where the product is applied. ·  An effective barrier against overspray of Polyurethane Foam Insulation for – Lens Covers – Supplied Air Respirators and hoses – Spray Guns etc. · Just Wipe your Lens Clean and continue Spraying. […]

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Huntsman buys Canadian polyurethanes systems house site
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THE WOODLANDS, Texas—Huntsman Corp.’s polyurethanes division has bought the 20,000-sq-ft. site of its polyurethanes system house in Mississauga, Ontario. Huntsman has leased the site, which is known as the PEEL facility. It houses specialty formulation technology, warehousing and a quality assurance lab. “This investment signals our commitment to grow our specialty systems business and further […]

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Energy Tips: Preventing Ice Dams
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To avoid ice dams, attic air leaks must be sealed with caulking or expanding spray foam, and attic insulation should be installed to a minimum R-50 as space allows. A first step to solving ice dams—and to making your home more energy efficient—is to …

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Graco Introduces Remote Reporting Technology
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Investor Relations RSS Content Graco Introduces Remote Reporting Technology Graco InSite™ allows contractors to view activity from multiple proportioners in different locations MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 7, 2013– Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, introduced Graco InSite™ at the annual convention and trade show of the Insulation Contractors Association of America (ICAA) in […]

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Is Spray Foam an Air Barrier?
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If you’re retrofitting vintage buildings without an air barrier and you’re counting on the spray foam as your air barrier; don’t. If you do, test your work BEFORE you cover it with drywall so you can seal the air leaks first, then …

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Why you should use spray foam insulation
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Why you should use spray foam insulation. Acoustic Insulation Benefits Low density Polyurethane Foam Insulation has an outstanding sound absorption properties and sound transmission properties. When making a …

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Now Airing: Foam Week TV’s Third Episode of the Season
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JUPITER, FL –October 7, 2013 – Foam Week TV’s third episode of the season is now showing. The annual series is hosted on Foam Week TV’s YouTube channel, FoamWeek.com and on the front page of SprayFoam.com each week. This week, the …

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