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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 efficiency of your home. Did you know as much as 40% of a home’s energy is lost due to air infiltration? Gaps, holes and air leaks […]

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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 30 years. It’s not just California either. In the spring, the National Association of Realtors reported the supply of homes across the United States at the […]

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Product stewardship helps keep workers ‘Safe + Sound’

This week, OSHA has announced events to highlight worker health and safety initiatives through its Safe + Sound Week. While safety is a cornerstone value for us every week, the American Chemistry Council’s Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) is excited for the opportunity to highlight our commitment to safety and some of the ways we […]

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Registration is now open for North America’s longest-running polyurethanes conference

The 2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference, hosted by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry, offers the unique convergence of industry expertise, professional networking and regulatory insight. Featuring more than 80 presentations on topics spanning everything from cutting-edge polyurethanes technologies and chemistry-focused technical discussions to big-picture analysis of industry technology trends, the 58th annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference […]

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Showcase your company’s latest and greatest innovations at the 2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

The 2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference, the longest-running polyurethanes conference in North America, presents some of the best education and networking opportunities for the polyurethanes industry. Each year, more than 900 polyurethane professionals attend this premier industry event. You can make sure that you are a part of the industry’s premier information-sharing and education event by […]

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Dow and Preferred Sands win 2014 Polyurethane Innovation Award for TERAFORCE™ technology

“Innovation” in the 21st century can come from many industries and have a measurable impact on our way of life: social, environmental, economic or technological. But for American chemistry, innovation applies to “all of the above”: chemical companies are making real, tangible products that are helping to create a healthier, cleaner, stronger and more sustainable […]

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Rice University: Polyurethane chemistry and nanotech key to next-gen body armor?

(Rice.edu) — In the macro world, it’s easy to see what happens when a bullet hits an object. But what happens at the nanoscale with very tiny bullets? A Rice University lab, in collaboration with researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and its Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, decided to find out by creating the […]

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New DOE “Energy Saver” site gives tips on improving home energy efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) knows that saving energy means saving money, and its new Energy Saver webpage demonstrates some of the easiest and most cost effective ways for consumers to improve household energy efficiency. What kind of savings are we talking about? Well, the average American household spends $2,000 a year on energy […]

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Register today for the 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

Registration is now open for the 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference. Hosted by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council, this annual conference draws global leaders and decision makers in the industry, making it the premier polyurethanes event in North America. Join us from Sept. 24 to 26 in Atlanta, Georgia, […]

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CPI now accepting entries for the 2012 Polyurethane Innovation Award

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council is now accepting entries for its 2012 Polyurethane Innovation Award. The award winner will be announced during the 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference, which runs from Sept. 24 to 26 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This annual award honors […]

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