Pontiac’s Energy Shield works to make buildings more energy-efficient. They recently received kudos in the form of an award recognizing their work on a new energy-efficient school in Cleveland.
The small, family-owned business won a Crystal Scultpture Award in the Commercial Wall category from the Spray Polyurethane Alliance; celebrating the quality and value of Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) installation. The technology is recognized for creating the only seamless air/water vapor barrier available in construction today, and it also completely insulates a building’s perimeter.
Since 1978, Energy Shield Inc. has been installing spray foam insulation, spray foam roofing, roof coatings and spray fiber insulation in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.
Energy Shield worked closely with construction manager Heery
International of Cleveland and masonry subcontractor Crowe Masonry of
Ravenna, Ohio, to install the SPF onto the entire 60,000 square feet of
perimeter masonry walls. Once applied, the SPF formed a seamless
insulated R-14 air barrier, totally encapsulating the entire perimeter.
ABAA conducted three field inspections of the SPF, with only days to
spare before the exterior brick building surface was scheduled to be
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