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  1. Home
  2. About HCF
    1. Trade and standards organizations
    2. HCF Publications
    3. References
    4. Testimonials
      1. Professionals
      2. Clients
    5. Biography – Henri Fennell
  3. Project Planning
    1. Turn-key foam installations
    2. For Owners and Building Operators
      1. Services for Owners and Operators
      2. Product selection
      3. Foam Installer selection
      4. Project oversight
      5. Inspections
    3. For Architects and Engineers
      1. Plan and detailing reviews
      2. Specifications and reviews
      3. Spray Foam Specifications
      4. Codes and standards reviews
      5. Determining and setting building enclosure performance standards
    4. For General Contractors
      1. Standard work requirements, development, and reviews
    5. For Foam Installers
      1. Building science and applications
    6. The Cost Reduction Protocol
      1. The CRP process introduction
      2. Air barrier modeling
      3. Setting air barrier performance standards
      4. CRP case study
    7. Specialty applications
      1. Basements, crawl spaces, and underground construction
        1. Basement and crawl space list
        2. Basement and crawl space strategy – AVID
        3. Basement and underground structures
        4. Basement program abstract
      2. Problematic ice dams prevention and remediation
        1. Ice dam remediation projects list
        2. Ice dam remediation abstract
        3. Vented and unvented attics and cathedral slopes
        4. Ice dam remediation case studies
      3. Exterior cavity wall applications
        1. Exterior cavity wall abstract
        2. Exterior cavity wall list
        3. Transition membranes and LAM
        4. Exterior cavity-wall theory
      4. Historic buildings
        1. Historic buildings – Commercial
        2. Historic buildings – Residential
        3. Museums and art gallery list
        4. Mass masonry abstract
        5. Historic – abstract
        6. Historic R&R paper
      5. Coolers, freezers, and food processing
      6. Extreme, critical, and controlled environments
      7. Marine flotation
      8. SIP and panelized construction
      9. Open-cell and closed-cell cavity-fill/injection applications
    8. Freeze-ups
    9. Moisture problems
    10. Mold, mildew, and rot
  4. Technical Support
    1. For Owners and Building Operators
      1. On-call technical resource
      2. Special inspections
    2. For Architects & Engineers
      1. See A&E planning
      2. On-call technical resource
      3. The inside-out approach
      4. Exterior cavity wall design
      5. Supergreen LAM
      6. Codes and standards
    3. For General Contractors
      1. QA for foam installations
      2. On-call technical resource
    4. For Foam Installers
      1. Custom processing equipment design
      2. Custom foam rig design
      3. Remote location delivery systems
      4. Specialty applications
      5. Process monitoring systems
      6. QA for foam installations
      7. Written safety plans
      8. OSHA compliance reviews
    5. Foam manufacturer support
      1. Codes and standards reviews
      2. Product development
      3. Custom equipment development
      4. Energy program compliance support
      5. CADD detailing for marketing and standards compliance
      6. Foam installation troubleshooting
    6. Product Assessments
      1. Patented building system development support
      2. Product development
    7. Standards Development
  5. Diagnostics and quality assurance
    1. Inspections
    2. Foam and barrier material testing
      1. Dimensional stability
      2. Texture and consistence
      3. Density
      4. Hot and cold
      5. Pass thickness
      6. Average thickness
      7.  Ratio and mix
    3. Foam installation testing
    4. Building enclosure testin
      1. Blower door
      2. Infrared thermography
      3. Pressurized theatrical fog
      4. Ice, dew, frost, and snow melt pattern analysis
      5. Temperature monitoring
    5. Building enclosure remediation projects
  6. Foam remediation, removal, and abatement projects
  7. Education
    1. Education programs by topic
    2. List of Presentations made
    3. Education programs for Owners and Building Operators
      1. Foam 101 abstract
      2. Basements and crawl spaces abstract
      3. Ice dam remediation abstract
      4. Avoiding problem foam installations abstract
      5. The Cost Reduction Protocol (CRP)
    4. Education programs for Architects
      1. Interior foam insulation on mass masonry
      2. Introduction to design for foam
      3. Attic and roof slope ventilation
      4. Foam in historic buildings
        1. Mass masonry abstract
      5. Design for exterior cavity walls – I, II, & III
      6. Design for high-performance buildings
      7. QA for building envelopes
      8. Pressure boundaries in buildings
      9. The implications of BE performance with respect to indoor air quality and combustion appliance safety
    5. Education programs for Inspection Organizations
      1. Foam and the codes abstract
      2. Inspecting foam installations
      3. Testing foam materials
      4. Diagnostics and quality assurance techniques
        1. Diagnostic pitfalls
    6. Education programs for General Contractors
      1. Foam safety abstract
      2. Strategic air sealing
      3. Avoiding problem foam installations
      4. Remediating foam problems
      5. Foam and the codes abstract
    7. Education programs for Foam Installers
      1. Foam safety abstract
      2. Foam and the codes abstract
      3. Spray foam 101
      4. Injection foam 101
      5. Project Management
      6. Quality assurance methods
      7. Strategic air sealing
      8. Performance Guarantees
    8. Training program topics
    9. Curriculum Development
  8. HCF Projects
    1. Projects list
    2. Major Projects
    3. Basement and crawl space list
    4. Churches and Synagogues
    5. Condominium projects
    6. Coolers, freezers, and food processing
    7. Educational facilities
    8. Exterior cavity wall list
    9. Extreme, critical, and controlled environments
      1. Critical environments list
      2. ARRO South Pole project poster
    10. Historic building foam applications
      1. Historic buildings – Commercial
      2. Historic buildings – Residential
    11. Ice dam remediation projects list
    12. Masonry – Interior foam applications
    13. Medical and health facilities list
    14. Museums and art gallery list
    15. Panelized and timber-framed projects
    16. Pools and spas list
    17. Process equipment & infrastructure
    18. Ski areas
    19. Underground structures list
  9. Contact HCF