• Simple to Spray in a Sustainable Way

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Sep 27, 2023

    Long recognized for its sealing and insulating benefits, spray foam continues to gain widespread use in the construction industry. Spray foam adheres to most surfaces and expands to create a seamless, airtight building envelope. By effectively reducing air leakage and limiting infiltration of pollutants and allergens, spray foam increases a building’s energy efficiency and improves indoor air quality to create a comfortable environment. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions Heatlok® Soya HP Enhances Performance For Contractors

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Sep 12, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS) has worked closely with spray foam contractors to develop and offer them a new closed-cell spray foam solution, Heatlok® Soya HP, which has the best R-value of any HFO product on the market with an LTTR value at 50mm of 2.06 RSI (R 11.68). Recognized for its ease of adhesion and superior insulation value, Heatlok® Soya HP leverages Honeywell’s latest Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent technology. read more

  • SWD Welcomes Gregory J. Scaven as CEO

    • By SWD Urethanes
    • Added on Aug 25, 2023

    SWD is excited to announce Gregory J. (Greg) Scaven as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Scaven joins the SWD team with over twenty-five years of experience in applying lean principles across various businesses, with a proven record of improving the customer experience, increasing employee retention, and driving organic growth. read more

  • Not Your Regular Joe

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jul 30, 2023

    Joe Casas is dedicated, hardworking, patient, and loyal, and for the past 55 years he has dedicated himself to the trade, spending eight of these years at SWD Urethane. read more

  • Got Milk?

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jul 30, 2023

    With 21.5 fatalities per 100,000 workers each year, the farming and agricultural industry can be complex and even dangerous. An example of one of these tragic events actually occurred this year, when a fire and explosion at South Fork Dairy Farm in Dimmitt, Texas killed 18,000 cows. It has officially been labeled an “accident” by the Texas State Fire Marshal’s office. read more

  • Roof Detective

    • By James Estes
    • Added on Jul 30, 2023

    SPF roofing is a jobsite-manufactured product that requires expertise in installation. It will perform well over its service life if you, as the manufacturer of the product, follow all the necessary steps to ensure a quality installation. With that in mind, it is imperative that a pre-bid inspection is carried out before even entering a bid. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions University (HBSU) Celebrates Success

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Jul 25, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions, the global leader in high performance, sustainable building envelope solutions, is celebrating the success of HBS University (HBSU), the company’s educational program for spray foam contractors and installers. Established in January 2021, HBSU offers curriculum for both brand-new and seasoned professionals, providing numerous courses spanning the areas of Building Science and Engineering, Applicator Training, Applicator Assistant Training, Sales, Roofing and Concrete read more

  • Utah Building Code Gets Updated for Energy Efficiency with the Help of Huntsman

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Jul 17, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS), a leading provider of innovative insulation solutions, has worked closely with the Utah Uniform Building Code Commission, Utah Home Builders Association, Representative Cal Musselman, and Senator Curt Bramble to drive significant changes to Utah's energy efficiency requirements. The collaborative efforts, spanning 2022 and 2023, aimed to bolster air quality, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and lower energy bills in the state. read more

  • From Application to Performance

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    Open-cell spray foam insulation was first introduced in the late 1970s, but it wasn't until the 1990s that it gained widespread popularity in the construction industry. Today, it has revolutionized the insulation category by providing a more efficient alternative to traditional materials such as fiberglass and cellulose, and its widespread use has helped to reduce energy consumption, improve indoor air quality, and create more comfortable and sustainable buildings. read more