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"The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
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This post is an informational post to help advise you and your workers from falling victim to the misleading beliefs of so many in the construction field. Homeowners are also at…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Leach on Thursday.

What's your opinion on the best insulation option for your GREEN attic space?
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See; Determining the Best Attic Option....…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr Oct 22.

3D Printable Disposable Homes.... Could this be the future in America too?

Blog after blog people are scrambling for answers about energy efficiency, how to build a stronger - lighter - greener home. What do you think about printing your home out using a 3D printer and…Continue

Started Aug 10

Sprinkler Mandate Debated.. What do you think should be done?
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Sprinkler Mandate Debated An article in the San Francisco Chronicle ("Sprinkler mandate debated," by Matthew Hamilton, 8/4/14) outlines a code debate in New York state that could set a precedent for…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr Aug 24.

 

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Chris Leach replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"The problems will surface soon enough . Why don't we take a second look at this over rated product"
Thursday
Richard Beyer replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"Sean, I respect your opinion. As for your statement that "spray foam companies insisted on training", did you know this training is 3-5 days? What spray foam companies are you speaking of? Would you allow a guy to frame a house…"
Dec 13
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"Actually I got to say this helps explain your seemingly recent anti-foam crusade. In all reality, everything you have pointed to is an issue with people not following directions - wrong mix, sprayed to much, not wearing gear, etc... That is one…"
Dec 13
John Nicholas replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"Richard can either live with my comments or provide the list owner name and the list where I was told to stop trolling.  There is nothing wrong with placing the same post on multiple sites.  It becomes that when the advice offered in good…"
Dec 12
Richard Beyer replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"Hello Don and everyone else, John has been warned to stop his nonsense for trolling blogs and not offering solutions to his own responses. This makes one more. In case John had not noticed, this is an informational link. It is NOT a request for…"
Dec 12
Richard Beyer replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"Pat the publication is written by "Laborer's Health & Safety Fund." I'm fairly confident the "Union" has completed their homework to avoid worker hazards and liability. Just my opinion. "
Dec 12
Richard Beyer replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"Don, I say this with respect... Part of your statement is not accurate. "If we are concerned with the occupant and the general public, then EPA applies." EPA does not have jurisdiction inside a private residence. EPA's jurisdiction…"
Dec 12
Don Campbell replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"He needs a Certified Industrial Hygienst. Not us."
Dec 12
John Nicholas replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"If you haven't followed the discussions on Linked In.  This is the Third Forum Mr. Beyer has posted this article. He is the plaintiff in a law suit against a spray foam job.  So when you ask any questions about this he will cited the…"
Dec 12
Pat Dundon replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"OSHA asked SPFA to get it done without them for some reason.  EPA & NIOSH both represent people. it doesn't matter to me if those people are workers or occupants. "
Dec 11
Don Campbell replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"If we are concerned with workers, then OSHA applies. If we are concerned with the occupant and the general public, then EPA applies. Isocyanates have a long history (20+ years, polyurethane paints) of problems in the auto body industry, for…"
Dec 11
Pat Dundon replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"
"There are things in here I do not think are true.  I have used spray foam consistently since 1993 and have not had anyone become sensitized on first exposure as indicated here.  In the past 3 years EPA, not OSHA, in…"
Dec 11
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"The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"

This post is an informational post to help advise you and your workers from falling victim to the misleading beliefs of so many in the construction field. Homeowners are also at risk.Published: December, 2014; Vol 11, Num 7Laborer's Health & Safety Fund"The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"…See More
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"The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"

This post is an informational post to help advise you and your workers from falling victim to the misleading beliefs of so many in the construction field. Homeowners are also at risk.Published: December, 2014; Vol 11, Num 7Laborer's Health & Safety Fund"The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"…See More
Dec 4
Richard Beyer replied to Richard Beyer's discussion Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home
"Which fire are you speaking of? Are you speaking of the Massachusetts man who was purportedly reported to be smoking in the attic of a home which he just finished spraying? If it's the same story, I found that story interesting myself, because…"
Nov 13
Ed Minch replied to Richard Beyer's discussion Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home
"Richard  I have to re-learn how to read - that was in an earlier for in 2011.  Thanks Ed"
Nov 13

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