Tag Archives: Spray Polyurethane Foam

California’s test case misplaces priority by targeting energy-efficient spray foam

Eureka! It would seem that the motto of the state of California was in full force yesterday when the Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) announced, almost with fanfare, how very happy they were to name the first three products to serve as a “test case” for a new Safer Consumer Products Regulation. But, in […]

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Milwaukee meets the challenge with energy efficiency initiatives

As cities across the country look to reduce their operating expenses in 2014 and beyond, one cost-cutting strategy that has proved particularly effective is energy efficiency. Through programs such as the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge, which encourages energy retrofits and other initiatives aimed at reducing energy use, cities like Milwaukee, Wisconsin are […]

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U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Africa take down skyrocketing energy costs

As one of the largest energy consumers in the world, the U.S. Department of Defense has been working to find new, more affordable ways to use less energy, while enhancing military capabilities. Chemistry has contributed to many of these efforts with innovative, energy-saving technologies like spray polyurethane foam and rigid insulation for buildings, photovoltaic solutions […]

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Spray polyurethane foam delivers energy efficiency for high-performing buildings

It’s hard to believe, but winter and cooler temperatures are right around the corner. Some are even predicting a particularly harsh winter for many parts of the country. It’s a great time for homeowners to get ahead of the season and think about using a professional contractor to install spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation for […]

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Polyurethane industry expert Bill Robert of BASF shares value of free CPI training program

Polyurethane industry expert Bill Robert has weighed in on the value of the Center for Polyurethanes Industry’s (CPI) Spray Foam Chemical Health and Safety Training Program for professional home performance contractors in an exclusive Q&A with American Chemistry Matters. Robert is a member of BASF’s Environmental, Safety and Health team and chair of CPI’s SPF […]

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Go behind the scenes with “Designing Spaces”

The Spray Foam Coalition of the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry recently partnered with Designing Spaces TV to help educate homeowners about the benefits of spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation. As part of Designing Spaces’ “Think Green” series, the Spray Foam Coalition visited the Kitfield family as they had an upstairs room and basement upgraded […]

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“Designing Spaces” to feature spray polyurethane foam as part of “Think Green” series

Energy efficient, spray polyurethane foam insulation is an increasing popular product with families thanks to its ability to help reduce energy costs for homeowners around the country. Now, curious homeowners have an opportunity to see firsthand what it’s like to have spray foam installed — and the many benefits it can provide. This Friday, April […]

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