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  • Niagara Foams

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    The Niagara Parks Power Station sits about half a mile away from Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of the Niagara. For over a century, the former power plant harnessed the sheer force of the Falls to provide hydropower to thousands of people in the surrounding Ontario locales. read more

  • A Coffee With Carla

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Staff
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    Carla Airey Colinares has a reputation for being a mentor, cheerleader, and inspiration for many in the SPF industry. The Spray Foam Magazine team sat down with Carla and over a cup of coffee, discussed the importance of building a stronger community, listening to others, and how she is supporting women who pursue a career in the spray foam industry. read more

  • Rising Strong

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and no one knows that better than firefighters and city planners. So, when a construction crew located cracks in the concrete floor of the Ottawa Fire Hall’s Station 56 during a remodel, the City of Ottawa acted fast. An engineering report determined that the cracking had not yet affected the building’s structural integrity, but indicated it was only a matter of time. read more

  • Ice Attitude

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Nov 30, 2023

    Located in the province of Manitoba, Canada, St. Adolphe is a small community bursting with character. Despite its size, it has lots of attractions from its beautiful prairie agriculture to its scenic red river, making it a must see for tourists and people in the capital city of Winnipeg where St. Adolphe is only a 20-minute drive south. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions Enhances Senior Residences with Carbon-Reducing Envelopes

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Oct 31, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS) partnered with installers from its Canadian network on two major retirement home building projects: 1- Metrotec P.G.B Insulation for a government-endorsed senior home revitalization project, Maison Des Aînés/Maison Alternatives and 2- Isolation Algon with Groupe Sélection’s general contractor, Groupe CH for the modern residential building complex, Liva Mirabel. read more

  • 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

  • At the Top

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

    There is something fresh and exciting about reviewing any newly built property, but one that is cited as being the largest residential build in all of Simcoe County, Canada, is enough to break any architectural lover into a euphoric sweat. That’s why the Spray Foam Magazine Team (SFMT) was eager to chat with Barrie Insulation Systems about this colossal 33,000 sq.ft. property. read more

  • Tundra Treks

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Sep 27, 2023

    Exploring the Canadian tundra while visiting with polar bears beneath the Aurora Borealis is an adventure once reserved for only the most intrepid expeditioners. read more

  • Pure Gold

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

    The Canadian Urethane Spray Equipment (CUSE) team are veterans in the spray foam industry who first started the company to supply quality equipment and parts to the SPF Industry in the Greater Toronto area (GTA) of Canada. They then moved to Cambridge, Ontario where they built a company with a reputation for renowned customer service. This business thrived on the following principles of customer service: trust, communication, and quality. read more

  • Gimme Shelter

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Jul 30, 2023

    The inception of Bognor, Ontario’s Polaris Spray Foam & Insulation started as a casual discussion at a family Christmas gathering between cousins Devon Yule and Nathan Vascotto. Combined, the two have over 15 years of spray foam experience and decades of insulation experience. Nathan also owns Peninsula Plumbing, based in Wiarton, Ontario. read more

  • Staying Afloat

    • By William Bales
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    Newfoundland and Labrador combine to form Canada’s easternmost province and the furthest eastern point in North America. It is a province of two distinct bodies of land: Labrador, the mainland and Newfoundland, an island dotted with numerous lakes–large and small. The two areas are separated by a channel of water known as the Strait of Belle. The province is also home to over seven thousand small islands. In Newfoundland Labrador you’re never far from the sea or freshwater. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions & Habitat for Humanity Join Forces to Build First 3D Homes in Canada

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on May 03, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS), Nidus3D, Great Northern Insulation (GNI), and Habitat for Humanity Windsor-Essex have recently completed the first 3D printed homes in Canada, with plans for more to come in the following year. This breakthrough project will provide affordable housing to those at risk of homelessness and elevate members of the community through The Bridge Youth Resource Centre. read more