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SPFA AWARDS
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"Elite [Insulation] & PolyPro practice at
the highest levels of professionalism," said
Doug Kramer, president and CEO of Lapolla
Industries, Inc. "They are very detailed
and knowledgeable, which played a large
part in the ultimate determination by the
owner to move in this direction."
In previous collaborations, Farris
stripped the exterior down to the original
structure and levels and shored up the
building from the outside. After shoring,
Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC came to
apply the spray foam. Three installers,
Mario Hernandez, Antonio Bautista and
Ken Wells, sprayed two inches of Lapolla
2000-4G closed cell foam to the exterior
of the walls over the brick and logs to
fully seal the envelope with minimal
thermal bridging.

"The exterior closed cell application is
more popular in commercial construction,
but [the application] is just as effective
for residential and is a handy application
to have in the tool box for jobs like this,"
said the contractors in their nomination
to the SPFA Excellence Awards.
Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC used
the closed cell spray applied foam on
the exterior due to traditional insulation not being able to seal the many
cracks and voids in the home. After
they applied the foam, Farris covered
the home with wood siding to preserve
its historic appearance.
"You don't see many exterior residential spray jobs and when you do, they're
rarely on a historical home," said Ken
Wells, co-founder of Elite Insulation &
PolyPro LLC. "It's the absolute best way

You don't see many exterior residential
spray jobs and when you do, they're
rarely on a historical home. It's the absolute
best way to insulate and prevent the most
thermal bridging possible."

to insulate and prevent the most thermal
bridging possible."
The sprayer and the lift operator wore
SafeGuard coveralls, along with PPE
consisting of 3M respirators, Memphis
Gloves, Titan full-body harnesses with
double hook lanyards and high-visibility
vests. Because the crew applied spray
foam outside and considered over spray
as a hazard, they posted warning signage and taped off the perimeter to halt
vehicular and pedestrian access. The
crew also covered sections of the roof
with plastic and wind screens to prevent
over spray damage.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017

Executive Director’s Corner
President’s Post
Foam Business News
Spfa Today – Membership News & Numbers
Legislative Update
Verdical Group’s 4th Annual Net Zero 2017 Conference: Energy + Water + Waste
An Expanding Business: Spray Foam Offers Interesting Opportunities for Sidelines
Can It Be Saved? Common Spray Foam Issues From Processing and Installation
The Evolution of the PCP Modifications and Improvements Through the First Five Years
2017 SPFA Contractor Awards
Discipline, Passion and Grit
Ask the Expert
Upcoming Events
Index of Advertisers | advertisers.com
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - intro
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - cover1
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - cover2
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 3
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 4
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 5
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 6
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - Executive Director’s Corner
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 8
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - President’s Post
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 10
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 11
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - Foam Business News
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 13
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - Spfa Today – Membership News & Numbers
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 15
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 16
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - Legislative Update
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - Verdical Group’s 4th Annual Net Zero 2017 Conference: Energy + Water + Waste
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 19
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - An Expanding Business: Spray Foam Offers Interesting Opportunities for Sidelines
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 21
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 22
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 23
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 24
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 25
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - Can It Be Saved? Common Spray Foam Issues From Processing and Installation
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SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - The Evolution of the PCP Modifications and Improvements Through the First Five Years
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SPRAYFOAM Professional - Fall 2017 - 2017 SPFA Contractor Awards
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