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Don't Forget the Crawl Space

Posted by Emillie Lee

Aug 31, 2016 11:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Home Design, InsulStar, NCFI

SPF's Versatility Gives it a Powerful Edge

Posted by Emillie Lee

Aug 10, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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Topics: InsulStar, NCFI

Good Insulation Can Help Prevent Costly Frozen Pipes

Posted by Becky Eades

Jan 19, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Nothing puts the damper on a pleasant winter day like a burst pipe - especially when everyone in the neighborhood is experiencing burst pipes, and your plumber is working overtime to solve the problem. Burst pipes can cause a remarkable amount of water damage and leave homes nearly uninhabitable. They're a lot easier to prevent than to deal with after-the-fact, and the secret to prevention is good insulation.

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Topics: InsulStar, Spray Polyurethane, NCFI, Winter

How a Public Library Gained Its LEED Certification

Posted by Becky Eades

Jan 8, 2016 11:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, InsulStar, NCFI, Case Study

Have You Met WUFI?

Posted by Becky Eades

Jan 6, 2016 12:46:24 PM

Building energy-efficient homes is becoming more and more important as energy costs continue to rise, and non-renewable resources are used up. There are many important considerations to keep in mind as you begin to offer sustainable designs. One of these is heat and moisture transfer rates. In well-insulated buildings, it is important that moisture and heat levels are kept in check. WUFI, a new computer-based model, allows you to simulate heat and moisture transfer rates of buildings.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, InsulStar, Low Costs, NCFI

How InsulStar Can Save You Money on Building Design

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 21, 2015 11:30:00 AM

NCFI's InsulStar materials for your construction projects conserve space. This means that you get to use less materials to build bigger buildings. With lower costs and higher prices due to a higher square footage, you end up with a more profitable project.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, Home Design, InsulStar, NCFI

Feeling Cold in Some Rooms? Make Sure Your Cantilevers are Insulated

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 17, 2015 11:30:00 AM

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Topics: Home Design, InsulStar, Spray Polyurethane, Winter

Spray Foam Works in Old, Narrow Walls

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 3, 2015 11:30:00 AM

If you own an older building or work on older buildings, you know just how many unexpected challenges you can encounter throughout a renovation process.  One common problem with homes and buildings built in the 1800's is their narrow walls. Insulating these homes presents a real challenge because there simply is not enough space for inches and inches of fiberglass insulation. Thankfully, there is a solution -- spray foam insulation. It's not just for building energy-efficient homes any more. It's also a great solution for increasing the energy efficiency of older homes.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, Home Design, InsulStar

Builders Should Discourage Clients From DIY Spray Foam Installations

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 2, 2015 3:26:57 PM

 

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Topics: Safety, InsulStar, NCFI

Keep Money in Your Pocket This Winter

Posted by Becky Eades

Sep 29, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Does the thought of paying winter energy bills make you cringe? You're probably always going to have a heating bill, but by making a few home improvements, you can decrease it a more manageable sum. Here are a few simple changes that are likely to have a meaningful effect on your energy bills.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, InsulStar