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  • Webinar for Suicide and Substance Abuse Prevention in the Construction Industry

    • By Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
    • Added on Oct 14, 2021

    The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the voice and technical resource of the U.S. spray foam industry, has announced a partnership with Cal Beyer, CWP and CSDZ to provide key education and resources to both spray foam and construction industry participants on suicide and substance abuse prevention. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions Introduces D-Max Wall Continuous Insulation Solution

    • By Julie Fornaro
    • Added on Oct 12, 2021

    Huntsman Building Solutions, a global leader in high performance, sustainable building envelope solutions, introduced D-Max Wall™, a new assembly and continuous insulation solution which allows spray polyurethane foam insulation to be installed from the interior while managing thermal bridging of the studs and structure. read more

  • Spookily Creative

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Oct 11, 2021

    The Spray Foam Magazine team loves discovering unique and creative projects where spray foam was applied. Here are just a few of our recent Halloween and fall inspired favorites. read more

  • Support for the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code is Now Available in REScheck!

    • By Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
    • Added on Oct 04, 2021

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released REScheck Version 2.1.0, a free, web-based software application that helps builders, designers, and contractors demonstrate that a particular home complies with the latest provisions of the International Energy Conservation Code, the 2021 IECC. DOE has determined that the provisions of the 2021 IECC will achieve savings of 9.4% in residential buildings (compared to the previous 2018 edition). read more

  • Removing the Thermal Bridge

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Sep 27, 2021

    Winter—while many get excited for the changing of the seasons, contractors often shudder at the thought of spending many hours working outside in cold temperatures. Employees also wrestle with productivity during these winter months. Basically, winter construction takes longer and causes all manner of issues when climatic conditions come into play. Materials will be exposed to rain, snow and wind with some materials having their adhesion diminished in colder applications. read more

  • SprayFoam Convention & Expo Returns to the Lone Star State

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on Sep 27, 2021

    The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance is pleased to announce that the SprayFoam Convention and Expo is returning in 2022. After taking a pandemic-related hiatus (like most big events this year), the Sprayfoam 2022 Convention and Expo will be held February 28th through March 3rd in San Antonio, Texas. The first show in more than two years is expected to bring together all of the industry’s movers and shakers for a near week-long extravaganza. read more

  • Sound & Space

    • By Jeffrey Job
    • Added on Sep 27, 2021

    Acoustics are an important consideration when designing any kind of space. However, they are even more important to keep in mind for certain types of projects, such as healthcare facilities, multi-family homes, and schools. Spaces designed for music and other types of performance will have specific acoustic requirements. With increasing numbers of people working from home, home offices also require more consideration. read more

  • Charmed by the Chemistry

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Staff
    • Added on Sep 27, 2021

    AMBIT Polyurethane is a chemical manufacturing company focused on the manufacture of spray foam insulation and coatings used for energy conservation and water mitigation. They have been working on the development of their new products since January 2019, but this family run business are in fact pioneers within the industry with a wealth of knowledge and experience that will impress all. One of their objectives is by offering quality products while incorporating rapidly renewable and recyclable c read more

  • The Heat is On

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Sep 27, 2021

    A heated driveway has a similar concept to underfloor heating—tubes that run beneath the surface. Warm water and usually some kind of antifreeze is then forced through the tubes to keep the driveway at the perfect temperature and thus preventing the accumulation of snow and ice with the driveway being kept at a temperature just above freezing. The tubing usually goes through a boiler, often situated in the garage, and helps maintain a consistently warm temperature. read more

  • Synergy with Synthesia Technology

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Staff
    • Added on Sep 27, 2021

    Spray Foam Magazine spoke with one of our favorite Brits, Steve Jewell, who has just announced why his company, SWIS Distribution, will now be called SWIS-Synthesia UK. Steve then introduced us to Thomas Christensen, Europe’s General Manager of Synthesia Technology, to hear all about this exciting collaboration. read more