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SWD Urethane is pleased to announce its Quik-Shield 112XC closed cell spray foam product is now Air Barrier Association of American (ABAA) evaluated.

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SPFA, the educational and technical resource to the Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) industry, has completed a 5-year update to its ISO-compliant Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for three generic Spray Polyurethane Foam product formulations

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In collaboration with EnerQuality and the home building industry, the Energy Star Multifamily High-Rise (New Construction) Pilot Program will help developers adopt energy-efficient practices when constructing new mid- and high-rise buildings in Ontario.

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The Glen House, a newly constructed 68-room hotel at the base of the Mount Washington Auto Road, may technically be one of the newer structures in the region.

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According to James Hottum, vice president of Superior Insulation in Cheektowga, spray foam insulation does the best job of filling cracks and gaps while sealing out cold air.

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Just into the Francis Marion National Forest, a builder has spent two years constructing energy-efficient 1,700-2,400-square-foot homes costing $290,000-$320,000.

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Jordan Smith of the Build Show performs a rigorous (though not perfectly controlled from a strict scientific perspective) test that is impressive: It's impressive as a test in that it demonstrates some of the practical applications of this new glue from TiteBond. And it leads to some impressive results as Jordan takes the glue bond to failure.

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After an extensive evaluation of products that could meet their demanding requirements for this building, HMC chose Atlas EnergyShield® Pro continuous wall insulation in tandem with the patented Diamond Furr® TT-4 lath attachment system by Brand X Metals.

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Installed Building Products, Inc., an industry-leading installer of insulation and complementary building products, announced October 31 the acquisition of Advanced Fiber Technology (“AFT”).