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Becky Eades

Recent Posts

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

Keep Your Spray Foam Employees Trained to OSHA Standards

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 31, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Properly trained employees not only do a better job of supplying services for your clients, but they're also able to perform their jobs more safely. OSHA is aware of this, and thus they have a set of regulations that apply to contractors. Complying with OSHA standards requires that your employees receive proper training, among other things.

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Topics: Training & Support, NCFI

How Ice Dams Can Damage Your Home

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 29, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Snow and cold are impossible to avoid in the winter, so it's important to make sure your home is built to withstand them. One of the ways in which the cold weather can threaten your home is through the formation of ice dams. Ice dams may sound harmless enough, but they can actually cause costly and long-lasting damage to your roof, insulation, and even your ceilings and walls.

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Topics: Safety, Winter

A Brief History of NCFI

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 23, 2015 11:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: 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

Make Sure Your Attic is Well-Insulated in Order to Prevent Ice Dams

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 15, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Large icicles on the edge of your roof may look pretty, but they're actually a common source of roof damage. Icicles stem from ice dams, which are large buildups of ice on the edges of roofs.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, NCFI, Winter

Insulating Self-Storage Units Can Help Keep Tenants' Property Safe

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 9, 2015 11:30:00 AM

When tenant's put their items into a self storage-unit, they hope that they will be able to retrieve them in full working order several months or years later. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Poorly designed storage units can expose items to moisture and temperature fluctuations, which damage them over time. Thankfully, polyurethane spray foam insulation is changing all that. By providing unbeatable levels of insulation in self-storage units, it is helping to keep tenants' items safer than ever before.

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Topics: R-Value, Air Quality

Avoid Costly Repairs With Foamjacking

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 7, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Even when planned and designed properly, buildings can shift and sink over time as the soil beneath then erodes. This can be quite a costly problem for the owners. If left unaddressed, it can spell the end for a structure within a few short years. Fortunately, there is a way to stop the erosion and stabilize the soil beneath the building to prevent further shifting.

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Topics: TerraThane, Agricultural