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2014-10-29 12:24:40

DALLAS, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The research report, "High Temperature Insulation Materials Market By Type (Ceramic fibers, Insulating fire bricks), By Temperature, By End-User (Petrochemical, Ceramics, Glass, Aluminum, Cement, Iron & Steel, Refractory, Powder metallurgy) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global HTI market with an analysis and forecast for types, and applications by volume as well as...

2014-10-23 12:23:17

Recycled bottle program reduces petroleum usage and eliminates landfill waste; helps projects earn additional LEED credits ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demilec, one of North America's largest manufacturers of spray foam products, has recycled its 300,000,000th plastic bottle into its Heatlok family of closed-cell insulation products. Since the company's recycled bottle program launched in 2004, tons of plastic containers - mostly of soda and water bottles - have...

2014-10-22 23:02:41

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) designates Exolit® OP 560 Flame Retardant more environmentally friendly than traditional flame retardant for polyurethane foams. The flame retardant is applicable to upholstered furniture and home construction materials. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has announced that its Exolit® OP 560 Flame Retardant has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) as a...

2014-10-21 16:22:59

New DuPont(TM) Formacel® 1100 Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Lower GWP and Improved Energy Efficiency WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fluorochemicals (DuPont) announced today that Formacel® 1100 has received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program for use as a foam expansion agent or blowing agent. The purpose of the SNAP Program is to allow a safe, smooth transition away...

2014-10-21 12:24:22

The LEED® Platinum net-zero modular home will be moved from the Greenbuild Expo to its permanent location in Make It Right's Lower 9th Ward community in New Orleans as part of the effort to revitalize an area heavily affected by Hurricane Katrina VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cadre of innovative wallboard and insulation products from CertainTeed is delivering a perfect blend of performance and sustainability to the 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome. Designed and...

2014-10-21 12:24:15

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainability is now standard in many building and construction projects, and building professionals are continually on the lookout for high-performance materials for sustainable building environments. With its high-performance polycarbonates, polyurethanes, coatings, adhesives and sealants raw materials as well as its technology expertise, Bayer helps building professionals meet their sustainability goals of low volatile organic compounds...

2014-10-20 16:22:22

Leading "Green" Foam Insulation System Provider Turns to MWW to Build on Momentum NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top-five global independent public relations firms, today announced it has been retained by Lapolla Industries, Inc. (www.lapolla.com), a Houston-based manufacturer and global supplier of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings and equipment that is designed to reduce energy consumption in residential, industrial...

2014-10-14 23:12:29

Spray foam insulation roofing cuts utility costs and conserves energy; however, installation crews without the proper licenses and certifications can turn a renovation into a catastrophe, says Sunlight Contractors, LLC owners Monica Boshnack & Corey Yates. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Though most spray foam contractors are neither licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors nor certified by the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance, Corey Yates of Sunlight...

2014-10-08 16:22:31

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This is the second volume in a series of eight, examining the market for polyurethane chemicals and their use in the manufacture of polyurethane productsin Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). This volume focuses specifically onpolyurethane flexible foam. Volume 1: Raw Materials Volume 2: Flexible Foam Volume 3: Rigid Foam Volume 4: Coatings Volume 5: Adhesives &Sealants Volume 6: Elastomers Volume 7: Binders Volume 8: End-Use Markets...

2014-10-07 12:29:11

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World demand to rise 5% annually through 2018 Through 2018, global demand for insulation is projected to advance five percent annually to nearly 25 billion square meters of R-1 value, a significant increase from the rate of the 2008-2013 period. In developing countries, rising building construction and industrial activity will lead to increased demand for insulation. In many high-income countries, insulation demand is expected to rebound from...


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