Builder Confidence Rises Four Points in November

Builder Confidence Rises Four Points in November

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes rose four points to a level...  Full Story

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes rose four points to a level of 58 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This bodes well for the spray foam industry.
Flexible and rigid foams, including spray foam, accounted for over 38% and 26% of the market volume in 2013, respectively.
The 2015/2016/2017 code development cycle will include areas such as international building, existing building, and residential-mechanical and plumbing.
The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), announced that Emmy award-winning TV host and New York Times Bestselling author Ty Pennington has been secured as the as the keynote speaker for the Sprayfoam 2015 Convention and Expo.
Papers can address innovations and developments involving polyurethane chemistry or uses, including new polyurethane products or applications; raw material or additive innovations; or breakthroughs in equipment design or operation.
According to Clean Crawls' article, the product with the highest recommendation for insulating crawl spaces and attics is closed-cell spray foam insulation.
Clean Crawls Advocates Spray Foam for Optimal Home Energy Efficiency
In their recently released article, Clean Crawls describes how poor insulation can cost homeowners extra money and how investing in crawl space and attic repairs can protect...  Full Story
Solvay will directly supply the worldwide marketplace with all its volumes of SOLKANE® 365 foaming agent, which is used in spray foam applications, as of January 2015.
Solvay To Become the Exclusive Supplier of SOLKANE Foaming Agent in 2015
The blend, SOLKANE® 365/227, has become the product of choice internationally in a number of polyurethane applications, including spray foam, where non-flammable blowing...  Full Story
Foametix, a spray polyurethane company, ready for Daytona return with No. 7 Corvette C7.R
Foametix Ready for Daytona Return
This weekend marks a long-awaited return for Claudio Burtin to the Daytona International Speedway.  Full Story
To protect the home's structural framing from mold and mildew growth, FortiCel™ and CertaSpray® spray foam insulation will be installed in the crawlspace after the home is moved to its permanent location.
2014 Greenbuild LivingHome Showcases High-Performance Insulation With CertainTeed Products
After being showcased for informational tours at this year's Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the home will be permanently placed in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward...  Full Story
Spray foam insulation was utilized in Camp LeJeune's new LEED Platinum facility.
Camp Lejeune's New Dining Facility Earns LEED Platinum Certification
The facility earned the maximum number of points for LEED's 'Optimize Energy Performance' credit.  Full Story

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