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Category: Innovation

Building resilience with materials from the molecule up

This year, the concept of ‘resiliency’ in the building landscape has emerged as more than a buzzword – it’s a key priority for builders, architects and building occupants alike....

More plastic, less waste? Yes. Seriously. 

A new study in the journal Science Advances looks at the “Production, Use and Fate of All Plastics Ever Made.” We welcome this new study, and the opportunity it...

Approaching hurricane season underscores importance of well-built homes

Hurricane season is approaching, and Floridians will soon prepare themselves and their homes for potentially serious storms. Everyone knows that preparing for a hurricane includes making sure buildings are...

Summer heat coming! Learn how to maximize energy efficiency on newly redesigned WhySprayFoam.Org

With the summer months bearing down on us, temperatures rising, and air conditioners working overtime to keep us all cool, it’s a great time to think about the energy...

California housing market shortage presents opportunity for new builders and SPF insulation

Research from the past several months has shown a shortage in the California housing market, with home sales down 14 percent compared to the average month across the last...