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Huntsman Polyurethanes Introduces Online AIA Continuing Education Course
The course reviews open- and closed-cell spray polyurethane foam and best practices for energy efficient building design.

THE WOODLANDS, TX–July 13, 2012–The Polyurethanes Division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced the availability of its first online American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education course. The course, titled Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) for Building Insulation, reviews spray polyurethane foam (SPF) usage and best practices for architects and designers when utilizing it in building design and construction.

In addition to covering SPF basics, the program also analyzes the differences between open- and closed-cell SPF, and explains the benefits associated with the use of each product.

After completing the online course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the advantages of specifying SPF systems for interior and exterior insulation applications
  • Compare the advantages of SPF as an air barrier to other air barrier products
  • Define components and applications of SPF systems

"Huntsman Polyurethanes is proud to offer an online AIA-certified continuing education course for architects and builders," said Monica Karamagi, regional marketing and industry affairs manager, Huntsman Polyurethanes. "We know that having spray foam specified early in the design phase of a building is a key to its growth in the industry. We are very pleased to advance the understanding and use of the product. Having the course available online makes it much easier to access, and allows participants to take it based on their own schedules."

The free online course offers one continuing education (CE) credit for AIA members and is currently available on the Ron Blank & Associates' website (www.RonBlank.com). To meet the criteria for one continuing education credit, participants must pass a test at the end of the program. Additional information on the course is below.

Course Title: Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) For Building Insulation
Course Number: HUN07A
Course Credit: 1 AIA HSW CE Hour

For more information, please call 281-719-4602 or email sprayfoam@huntsman.com.

About Huntsman: Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Our operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman has approximately 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2011 revenues of over $11 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.

Forward-Looking Statements: Statements in this release that are not historical are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management's current beliefs and expectations. The forward-looking statements in this release are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances and involve risks and uncertainties that may affect the company's operations, markets, products, services, prices and other factors as discussed in the Huntsman companies' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Significant risks and uncertainties may relate to, but are not limited to, financial, economic, competitive, environmental, political, legal, regulatory and technological factors. In addition, the completion of any transactions described in this release is subject to a number of uncertainties and closing will be subject to approvals and other customary conditions. Accordingly, there can be no assurance that such transactions will be completed or that the company's expectations will be realized. The company assumes no obligation to provide revisions to any forward-looking statements should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by applicable laws.

Disclaimer: While all the information in this publication is to the best of our knowledge, accurate at the date of publication, nothing herein is to be construed as a warranty, expressed or otherwise. In all cases, it is the responsibility of the user to determine the applicability of such information and the suitability of any products for its own particular purpose. The sale of products referred to in this publication is subject to the general terms and conditions of sale of Huntsman International LLC or of its affiliated companies.

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