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Invizij and Indwell chose Elastochem’s Insulthane Extreme closed-cell spray foam formulated with Honeywell Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent and applied six inches of spray foam over membrane on the exterior walls to achieve a nominal R-39* in insulating performance and added air tightness.

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The Oregon Building Codes Division has adopted an alternative energy code for energy efficiency. Their Zero Code Efficiency Standard is based on the Architecture 2030 ZERO Code and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016 (Standard 90.1-2016). 

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The 2018 International Green Construction Code (2018-IgCC) has been released by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), International Code Council, ASHRAE and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).

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DowDuPont's highly anticipated split into three companies, set to occur in 2019, will generate nearly $1 billion in research and development funding, DowDuPont chief Ed Breen told CNBC on Thursday.

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Homebuilder Barker is leaning toward a design with R-50 exterior walls to make the house as comfortable as possible and to reduce the cost of the mechanical systems. The question is how best to get to that insulation value.

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Blower-door-directed air sealing is a method that was developed in the 1980s by weatherization specialists supported by the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), a 42-year-old federal agency that funds air-sealing and insulation work.

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Through 2022, foamed plastic is expected to be the fastest growing insulation product, advancing 4.9% annually.

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Thermoseal, llc  announced today that after 4 years of research and development, it has launched 3 new spray foam insulation products including Thermoseal 360, Thermoseal 800 and Thermoseal ONE.