Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (CMHC)

Urea-Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (UFFI) What Is UFFI? Urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI) was developed in Europe in the 1950s as an improved means of insulating difficult-to-reach cavities in house walls. It is typically made at a construction site from a mixture of urea-formaldehyde resin, a foaming agent and compressed air. When the mixture is injected into[…]

Efficient, Convenient Wood Heating (CMHC)

Introduction More than one million Canadian families heat their homes at least partly with wood. For these households wood is an important energy source, one that involves their active participation. Having control over the fuel supply offers security from electrical power interruptions and shelter from rising conventional energy costs. Considering the many advantages for those[…]