Spray Foam Roofing

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So you’re looking into doing spray foam roofing, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s a good place to start. We’ll outline some tips to help you understand spray foam roofing. First we’ll begin by establishing what is spray foam roofing. “Polyurethane for roofing applications is manufactured on the jobsite by mixing two highly reactive chemicals. The chemicals, A & …

Honeywell signs MOU with the UN

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On March 28th, 2018, Honeywell announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Environment to promote sustainable economic development and raise awareness of the importance of energy efficiency. The signing took place in Dubai, at Honeywell’s regional headquarters, and was signed by Erik Solheim and Norm Gilsdorf. Solheim serves as the executive director for UN Environment, …

Graco celebrates 60th anniversary of airless sprayer

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Graco has shaped our industries in many ways. Providing us with constant innovation in technology and tools, allowing us to keep up with and develop our own innovations. We happy to celebrate with them the 60th anniversary of the Hydra-Spray, the first airless paint sprayer. Having this airless paint sprayer has led to many of the tools we use today …

OSHA and BCSP Sign New Alliance

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At Spray Foam Systems, we are all about safety first. It’s why we’re constantly working towards making our products safer, and our practices. So we are pleased to see such a huge partnership with OSHA and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, or BCSP. This agreement will make it easier for small and medium sized businesses to receive the safety …

Graco Reactor 2 Companion App

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While we have already seen the Graco H-20/35, during SPFA 2018, they also took the time to announce their new Reactor 2 mobile app! The app is design to easily adjust temperatures and pressures of their reactor from their mobile device, allowing for ease of use while sprayers are in cramped spaces. This will also allow so contractors don’t have …

ASHRAE’s New Building Energy Quotient Portal

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In early January, ASHRAE launched it’s Building Energy Quotient Portal, an automated response to received a Building EQ score. Hugh Crowther, Building EQ committee chair says, “The primary goal of the Building EQ program is to promote more energy efficient buildings and give owners actionable recommendations to improve a building’s energy use […] We’re excited to launch this integrated resource …

New “Yield Monster” Spray Foam

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The new generation of spray foam is here. Quik-Shield 108YM, affectionately named “Yield Monster”, is a new formula of ultra-low density foam. It boasts it’s ability to reach lows such as 0.36 lbs per cubic foot while still maintaining a high R-value of 3.6 per inch, and can yield up to 26,000 square feet of foam! This new foam will …

Get SPFA PCP Certified for FREE

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We are pleased to announce that SPRAY FOAM SYSTEMS is a sponsor of the SPFA PCP Field Exams during the upcoming Sprayfoam 2018 Convention and Expo. The SPFA PCP will be offering Field Exams for FREE thanks to the generous donations of SPF Industry partners!  The savings for contractors range from $700 – $1350 per Field Exam.  We are proud …

Technology and Spray Foam

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Technology is great. Everyday we see new things created, built, and brought to life that allow us to accomplish things we would never have imagined possible. Smartphones, tablets, the whole inter-connectivity of the internet, social media… all of this technology has affected our lives. Some people hate it. Other people embrace it. The spray foam industry is also being affected …

Green Multifamily and Single Family Homes 2017 SmartMarket Breif

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    “At least one third of single family and multifamily builders who were surveyed said that green building is a significant portion of their overall activity (more than 60 percent of their portfolio). By 2022, this number should increase to nearly one half in both the single family and multifamily sectors. Within this group, nearly 30 percent of multifamily …