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Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC Applies Spray Foam To Create Air and Vapor Barrier for Hot Yoga Studio

03.10.13
Hot yoga studio owners are often faced with the challenge of maintaining a 105-degree temperature and 40 percent humidity in their studio, the desired climate for their 90-minute yoga sessions. Moisture from the humidity can potentially lead to mold and mildew causing an unhealthy atmosphere for customers and even structural damage to the building. Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC (EIP) was called in to help solve the problem with spray foam. Read the complete article here

PolyPro Wins Specialty Application 2012 Award

04.02.12
The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance presented their national awards show on Wednesday. Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC from Broadway, Virginia
emerged a grand prize winner.

Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC was the nation-wide first place winner, who captured the crystal sculpture awarded in the category of Specialty Applications Spray Foam. Nominations were received throughout the previous 12 months from across the country in this annual gala event. Culled from an extensive list to three finalists, Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC, the 43 Meter Satellite Telescope (Largest Equatorial Satellite Telescope in the World), was judged by industry experts to be the best in the trade. Ken Wells accepted the award on behalf of the ten employees working there. Judges review the anonymous nominations independently on a secure, online site from their home state. Read the complete article here

PolyPro Fixes Satellite Telescope with Spray Foam

08.22.11
Ken Wells and his crew from Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC recently sprayed the 43 Meter Satellite Telescope in Greenbank, WV.

Installed in the 1960s, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)'s 43 Meter Satellite Telescope, located in Greenbank, WV, is deemed the largest equatorial satellite telescope in the world. Currently, the telescope is being used in a collaborative project with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to study pulsars. Ken Wells, owner of Elite Insulation & Poly Pro, LLC, recently tells Sprayfoam.com that the NRAO recently contracted him to furnish and apply spray polyurethane foam insulation and elastomeric coating on the polar shaft of the 140-foot telescope. Read the complete article here

PolyPro Helps Spray Eco-Friendly Home

07.06.11
Ken Wells and his team from Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC recently completed a job that involved the application of spray foam insulation into a environmentally-friendly home in eastern Virginia.

Ken Wells, of Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC, was at the head of operations for the job. His two-man team headed to Rockbridge County last month to a provide spray foam insulation for a customer who had an environmentally-friendly house. "The house was completely off the grid," said Wells. "We have worked with a lot of people who are thinking 'green,' but this was the first time we have ever sprayed a house that was running its own power." Read the complete article here

PolyPro wins National Industry Excellence Award

04.29.11
PolyPro is the proud recipient of one of the SPFA National Industry Excellence Awards for 2011. PolyPro was chosen for the award for their superior work done on the Hawthorne Estate. The home was owned by President George Washington. PolyPro's work was featured on the cover of Spray Foam magazine's August 2010 issue. This award is a huge honor to PolyPro and their commitment to excellence. Learn more about the award

PolyPro helps Student Built Leed House Project

04.20.11
PolyPro was happy to assist Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC) to build a "Green Home." As part of a renewed commitment to serve local industry demands, as well as address global energy concerns, the students of CATEC's Carpentry Program constructed the Hinge House with an eye toward improving our environment. PolyPro was honored to be one of the local industry professionals chosen to work with the students on this project. Read the entire article

Tom Perriello Visits a PolyPro Spray Foamed Home

03.30.10
Tom Perriello along with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited a PolyPro spray foamed home in Crozet, VA, for an event to discuss Energy Conservation. You can read the entire article by clicking on the link, or view the video below. Read the entire article

PolyPro, LLC Installs Foam Roof over Metal

10.28.10
PolyPro, LLC installed a spray foam overtop of the metal roof of Kline's Dairy Bar and BBQ in Staunton, VA. When Kim Arehart, owner of Kline's Dair Bar and BBQ wanted a system to restore her leaking metal roof, she turned to PolyPro, LLC for the solution. Kim Arehart was so impressed with PolyPro and the spray foam solution applied to her roof that she has asked PolyPro to return and finish the spray foam application in the stores attic.

You can view the YouTube video below to view PolyPro LLC's work on the project, or you can read the entire article on SprayFoam.com

PolyPro Video Screenshot

PolyPro, LLC assists Habitat For Humanity

05.01.10
Through the joint efforts of the Shenandoah Valley Builders Association and the Green Building Committee of the Association, and, of course Central Valley Habitat for Humanity. PolyPro LLC donated its time and resources in helpling one familes home become EarthCraft and Energy Star certified.

For the project PolyPro LLC used Open Cell spray polyurethane foam insulation. This insulation process is on the cutting edge of the green building trend, and will save this Habitat for Humanity family on their heating and cooling costs.

You can view the YouTube video below to view some of PolyPro LLC's work on the project, or you can read the entire article on SprayFoam.com

PolyPro LLC sprays Open Cell SPF in Habitat for Humanity house

PolyPro, LLC Applies Spray Foam Insulation to Historical Home in Virginia

03.30.10
When the owners of an historical home in Broadway, Virginia decided to renovate their attic to make it a livable space, they had many options to consider when it came to insulation. For aesthetic purposes, they wanted to keep as much of the original beams exposed as possible, so they needed maximum R- value in a small amount of space. The contractor hired to do the remodeling suggested spray foam as the perfect solution.

The contractor referred the owners of the home to PolyPro LLC, a locally owned and operated family spray foam business. Read the entire article

Ken Wells Featured in Insulation Contractors Report Magazine

02.02.10
Ken Wells, owner of PolyPro LLC, was featured in the January/Feburary 2010 edition of Insulation Contractors Report Magazine. Ken was interviewed for the magazines "Spotlight," section. In the magazine Ken discusses his companies background as well as as the superior services that they offer their nearby community. Click Here to view the article.

PolyPro featured in SprayFoam Magazine

01.20.10
PolyPro has recently been featured in the December issue of Spray Foam Magazine for its work done for the Ubran Exchange project in Harrisonburg, VA. To view article Click Here. Or view the video below.

Polyurethane Spray Foam Insulation at Urban Exchange in Harrisonburg, VA


Get Tax Savings with New Insulation

01.15.10
The government's economic stimulus bill ("The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act") includes an extension and expansion of the existing federal tax credit for installed insulation. Read more about this tax saving credit by visiting - http://insulate.org/indexs.html.

Obama Says "Insulation is Sexy"

01.10.10
President Obama appealed to Congress in December to pass temporary incentives for homeowners who make their homes more energy efficient. Obama tried to make the appeal a little more enticing by insisting that home insulation "is sexy stuff". You can read the entire article and view the video at Huffington Post

Lapolla featured on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

01.05.10
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition has partnered with Lapolla Industries for the 2009-2010 season. Lapolla will provide spray-foam materials for the show's homes all while coordinating with local spray foam applicators to apply the product. Read More