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  • A Cool Solution

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Sep 27, 2023

    Most people do not realize the small yet critical role that spray polyurethane foam can have in protecting the quality of eggs throughout the farm to table process. A key aspect of high standard eggs is the integrity of the cooler they are stored in during processing. A compromised cooler can lead to air loss, which causes moisture and mildew, and can ruin entire batches of eggs. 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

  • SPFA Re-Vamping National Industry Excellence Awards

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on Sep 27, 2023

    Awards season has officially returned. Contractors are now working on preparing and submitting their nominations for the 18th Annual SPFA National Industry Excellence Awards – the spray foam industry’s most prestigious accolades. read more

  • Efficiency & Elegance

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

    Wyoming is known for its hot springs, scenic state parks, cowboys, and bull riding. Nicknamed the Equality State, due to it being the first state to grant women the right to vote, it plays a large part in United States history. Wyoming’s population is one of the lowest in the nation, however, there is one SPF company that proudly travels and serves a 200-mile radius. 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

  • Expanding Your Foam Insulation IQ

    • By SPFA
    • Added on Sep 27, 2023

    The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) began as a national trade association in 2003. Their core mission is to support the health of the industry and to serve its participants, promoting best practices, and growth through a number of core initiatives, educational resources, events, and much more. read more

  • A Matter of Synergy

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

    Can SPF and a correctly sized HVAC system improve energy efficiency, lower utility bills, and improve indoor air quality? The Spray Foam Magazine Team (SFMT), spoke with Synergy SprayFoam & HVAC to find out how their hybrid system, named “FOAM & FIT,” is doing just that. 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

  • Heat Shields and Beyond

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Sep 27, 2023

    Technicians at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, have applied spray foam as part of the thermal protection system to the Artemis III Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter (LVSA) for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket.. The SPF insulation is flexible enough to move with the rocket, but rigid enough to handle the extreme pressures and temperatures as SLS accelerates from zero to 17,400 mph and soars to more than 100 miles above Earth in just eight minutes. Spray Foam Magazine spok read more

  • Do Polyurea Coatings Hold Up to Bigfoot Blood?

    • By Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI
    • Added on Sep 27, 2023

    So, what is with all the recent Bigfoot sightings? With reports of aliens among us, this becomes a serious topic. All joking aside here, this is an important issue, especially for those who are transitioning from spray foam work to polyurea spray applications. 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

  • Faith, Trust, and a Little Bit of... Spray Foam

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Sep 27, 2023

    Peter Pan and Wendy, released on Disney+ earlier this year, is a modern live-action remake of the classic fairy tale, Peter Pan. The film features beautiful, scenic backdrops in its depiction of Neverland, most of which was filmed on site in British Columbia, Canada. But other larger-than-life set pieces required more than just a gorgeous location and good lighting to achieve. read more