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Reason Foam Fails #7: Unhealthy Off-Gassing & Dust

Reason Foam Fails #7: Unhealthy Off-Gassing & Dust

Reason Foam Fails #7: Unhealthy Off-Gassing & Dust Spray foam throws off two forms of toxic poison: off-gassing of the volatile organic compounds and uncured chemical dust. Spray foam is a two-component chemical system: Part A and Part B. When the chemicals are properly prepared and precisely mixed, under the right site conditi … read more

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Is Foam Evil?  A New Paradigm of Foam - Less is Best

Is Foam Evil? A New Paradigm of Foam - Less is Best

Is Foam Evil? A New Paradigm of Foam - Less is Best "Is Foam Evil?" was the initial title of a panel discussion 475 participated in at NESEA's Building Energy 15 Conference - before it was renamed "Tiny Bubbles" (see Green Building Advisor's highlights toward the end of this article). Here at 475 High Performance Building Supply, we ar … read more

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Foam Fails

Foam Fails

Introduction to 475's Foam Fails Series If we are to address our concerns of health, climate change, safety, energy efficiency, resiliencey, and reliability, then we ask you to seriously consider eliminating foam from your next high performance building enclosure. Why should you contemplate a foam free enclosure? Because foam fails … read more

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