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Dr. Reza Korehei

Application of Spray Polyurethane Foam in Construction Industry

Sat Jan 18 2020 22:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Iranian Engineers of BC Association (IEBCA) would like to invite you to join us in an informative presentation by Dr. Reza Korehei from Cellucycle Enterprise Inc. and a member of the Canadian Urethane Foam Contractor Association (CUFCA).

Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is a spray-applied plastic material that is widely used to insulate buildings and seal cracks and gaps, making the building more energy-efficient and comfortable. SPF insulation is known to resist heat transfer extremely well, and it offers a highly effective solution in reducing unwanted air infiltration through cracks, seams, and joints. SPF is made by mixing and reacting unique liquid components to create foam. The liquids react very quickly when mixed, expanding on contact to create foam that insulates, seals gaps, and can form moisture and vapor barriers. Each spray foam type and method of application offers unique benefits.
This presentation includes a review of various types SPF insulation materials and their application in the construction industry. We will discuss the advantages of SPF insulation system and compare it with conventional fibreglass batt insulation systems. The impact of new BC building code, higher standard in building energy efficiency, better insulation systems for new houses and the safety factors to be considered during installation by licenced applicators and home owners will also be discussed. At the end, the key factors for starting and running a profitable and successful spray foam insulation business will be presented.


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851 W Queens Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7N 4E3

About the Speaker:

Dr. Reza Korehei is a senior research scientist in Chemistry Department of The University of British Columbia (UBC). He holds a PhD in Applied Chemistry obtained from UBC. His research is on polymer chemistry with focus in production and development of novel materials from any type polymeric foam materials. Reza is also founder of CEI, a Research Technology company. The main focus of this company is in reprocessing and recycling the waste materials such as Polyurethane foam to value added insulation products with application in building construction industry

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