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"Spray Foam Insulation is More Important Than LIFE!"

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Aug 27, 2015. 1 Reply

During 2009 Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation was thought to be king of all insulation's. In fact, 'according to building scientist and indoor air-quality expert Joseph Lstiburek, (Building Science…Continue

Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home... "The Conclusion"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hal Skinner Jan 25, 2015. 1 Reply

OFFICE OF THE FIRE MARSHAL1212 WHITTEMORE RDMIDDLEBURY, CONNECTICUT Fire Investigation Report – JANESKY FireIncident Location:           725 Breakneck Hill Road, Middlebury, CT.Date of Incident:   …Continue

"The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Leach Dec 18, 2014. 12 Replies

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

What's your opinion on the best insulation option for your GREEN attic space?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr Oct 22, 2014. 2 Replies

See; Determining the Best Attic Option....…Continue

 

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Richard Beyer replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Radon: Truth vs. Myth
"Tom Mallard, There's no argument here. What I said specifically is "99% of sealer's for granite countertops are not regulated and are not certified by the FDA as food safe." I never said granite was unsafe. Should you disagree…"
Mar 25
Richard Beyer replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Radon: Truth vs. Myth
"Tom, My point is countertop sealer's do not stop radon release. By design they are not designed to do so. For a sealer to fully seal off the breath-ability of a granite surface would cause the material to spall and fail.   Radon is a…"
Mar 24
Richard Beyer replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Radon: Truth vs. Myth
"Tom Mallard, Sealing a granite countertop does not slow down radon emissions if in fact the countertop your describing is a true radon emitting granite. Most are not, because they are not true granite. Countertop sealers are designed and recommended…"
Mar 24
Richard Beyer replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Radon: Truth vs. Myth
Mar 24
Richard Beyer replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Radon: Truth vs. Myth
"Your welcome Sir. Keep up the good work. Your information is very valuable to those willing to view and accept it with an open mind."
Mar 19
Richard Beyer replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Radon: Truth vs. Myth
"STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION 165 Capitol Avenue ♦ Hartford, CT 06106 'RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY CONDITION DISCLOSURE REPORT'....  "Line 34. Has test for radon been done? If yes, attach copy of…"
Mar 18
Richard Beyer replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Radon: Truth vs. Myth
"Considering there are plenty of smoke screening blower mouth's in most of these forums, finally a breath of fresh air comes out of this forum! Welcome, welcome, welcome!!! "
Feb 4
tedkidd replied to Richard Beyer's discussion "Spray Foam Insulation is More Important Than LIFE!"
"More unquantified FUD around foam "risk" by Richard without disclosure of financial interest. Richard, bias is for the reader to decide, not the writer. If you want to appear to have integrity, disclosure of actual and POTENTIAL bias…"
Aug 27, 2015
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"Spray Foam Insulation is More Important Than LIFE!"

During 2009 Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation was thought to be king of all insulation's. In fact, 'according to building scientist and indoor air-quality expert Joseph Lstiburek, (Building Science Corporation aka BSC) the foam promises fast, flexible means of retrofitting both tents and permanent structures for higher energy efficiency.'"For the Army, there is no other solution even close to this given speed, flexibility, mobility," Lstiburek told Discovery News. "You don't have to ship lots…See More
Aug 25, 2015
Hal Skinner replied to Richard Beyer's discussion Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home... "The Conclusion"
""fire origin had overheated and ignited during the curing process." No attorney here.  But, that would be what my case would be based on.   The curing process causes enough heat to result in spontaneous combustion, pladtic bags…"
Jan 25, 2015
Richard Beyer posted a discussion

Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home... "The Conclusion"

OFFICE OF THE FIRE MARSHAL1212 WHITTEMORE RDMIDDLEBURY, CONNECTICUT Fire Investigation Report – JANESKY FireIncident Location:           725 Breakneck Hill Road, Middlebury, CT.Date of Incident:    July 3, 2014 Middlebury Fire Department Incident No:     14-0520Middlebury Police Department Incident No:  14-2846Connecticut State Police Incident No:           CFS1400423543 The Middlebury Fire Marshal’s office gained access to this location under exigent circumstances (CGS 29-311) within a…See More
Jan 24, 2015
Richard Beyer replied to Marc Tannenbaum's discussion Industry Veteran Michelle Knaszak Joins Dr. Energy Saver
"Mr. Tannenbaum, How long have you used the SPFA training curriculum? Do you think your business group has benefited more from this curriculum than the training provided by the chemical manufacturer?"
Dec 28, 2014
Richard Beyer replied to Marc Tannenbaum's discussion Industry Veteran Michelle Knaszak Joins Dr. Energy Saver
"That's great news Mr. Tannenbaum! Aside from increasing your financial volume, who is independently training your SPF installers to make sure they do the job correctly the first time, every time? We both know this could prove to be a full time…"
Dec 25, 2014
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"
Dec 18, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014

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