Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation Gives New Life To Aging Food Storage Facility

By Juan Sagarbarria

FORT PIERCE, FL – May 30, 2013

Collage showing different angles of spray foam application in a metal building, with the LEED Insulation logo in the center.

When you’re in the business of providing food to those who need it the most, it is important to keep that food fresh. Freshness is derived from adequate room temperature, which is best attained by proper insulation. was on site for a retrofit insulation project.

The Treasure Coast Food Bank (TCFB), an organization whose aim is to stop hunger in the Florida Treasure Coast communities by providing food for low-income families, decided to expand their operation into a 30,000 sq. ft. facility. Because of the size of the facility and the amount of dry food that was planned to be stored in there, the TCFB owners decided to insulate the building with spray polyurethane foam.

TCFB contracted LEED Insulation for the project…

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