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Why Spray Foam… Why It Makes Sense…

Since homeowners, construction professionals, and do-it-yourselfers have asked the question “how to do it better,” spray polyurethane foam (SPF) has often been the answer. Whether determining how to make...

New Cutting-Edge University Research Confirms Safe Exposure Level for Formaldehyde1

For years, formaldehyde chemistry has faced close scrutiny regarding appropriate regulatory levels, safe exposure threshold levels, and the potential link between formaldehyde exposure and cancer. This is despite decades...


The Strength & Safety of Lightweight Vehicles

There’s nothing lightweight about the safety of lightweighting. And although lightweighting is shown by the federal government’s own studies to be lifesaving (the EPA estimates that reducing vehicle weight...

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NARUC to Examine Key Barrier to CHP and WHP Growth

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) dispatched good news for expanded use of combined heat and power (CHP) and waste heat to power (WHP) this week, adopting...

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Now Live! A New Resource to Help Families Understand Good Chemistry

Do you know the important benefits of antimicrobials? These great products of chemistry do more than you think! Antimicrobials, also known as biocides, help prevent the growth and spread...