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Organizers of UTECH North America, the independent polyurethanes conference and trade show, today announced that the next edition of the event will take place May 19-21, 2020, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Chicago.

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The 2018 version of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) is designed to align seamlessly with LEED.

The code is developed by a coalition of partners, including the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), The American Institute of Architects (AIA), and ASHRAE.

Resilience, EV charging, and required renewables

What’s different about the 2018 code?

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Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the STAR Community Rating System, which offers certification for sustainable communities, will be fully integrated into USGBC’s LEED for Cities and LEED for Communities programs.

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New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council (RBSCC) came together to develop Knickerbocker Commons, which was built to passive house standards.

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In this video, a local crew shows how they install high-grade spray foam insulation to help keep a house warm during the winter. This video is the seventh in a series by a New Mexico news station looking at how homes are built.

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This article details Knauf Insulation’s investment in mineral wool production capacity; finishing upgrades in Wales while also building new production facilities in France and Malaysia.

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Foam Systems, LLC , a leader in the spray foam industry and manufacturer popular brands such as Thermoseal Spray Foam Insulation, Igloo Foam Insulation, and others, announced today that it has opened its facility and has begun manufacturing spray foam insulation in Norwalk, CT.

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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, alongside officials from Yantai, China-based Wanhua Chemical Group Company Ltd., announced November 16 the company will build a $1.25 billion chemical manufacturing complex in Convent, La., on the east bank of the Mississippi River in St. James Parish

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More than 215,000 square feet of Atlas EnergyShield CGF Pro wall insulation will provide the highest R-value, durability and water resistive barrier attributes to ensure the best building performance in the new LAX International Concourse.