Building Insulation
Understanding the GWP, ODP, and 3rd Generation Spray Foam Phase Out
Feb. 18, 2021
by Kim Melton
Building Insulation
Feb. 18, 2021
American Chemistry Council

State Phase-Down of HFCs in the Polyurethanes Industry

While there is currently no federal requirement to transition to low GWP blowing agents in the spray foam sector, multiple states are opting to make the change. This overview...
Building Insulation
Feb. 18, 2021
EPA

Understanding Global Warming Potentials

This detailed description and FAQ can give you a better understanding of Global Warming Potentials.
Building Insulation
Feb. 18, 2021
EPA

Overview of Greenhouse Gases

This overview details information on greenhouse gas emissions and discusses how greenhouse gases interact with the atmosphere.
HVAC Insulation
Building Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jan. 20, 2021
Chip Gardiner

US Government Update - Final 2020 Federal Government Bill

2020’s final legislation is extensive, and it contains a number of positive and negative provisions that may impact the construction industry. Here is what you should know.
HVAC Insulation
Building Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
Jan. 20, 2021
American Chemistry Council

ACC Study Shows Insulation Industry Supporting U.S. Economy

This study details the positive contributions of insulation industry made to the U.S. economy in 2019.
HVAC Insulation
Building Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jan. 20, 2021
Joe Bousquin

2021 Outlook: 6 Trends That Will Influence Construction This Year

There are 6 factors that are forecasted to shape the construction industry this year, both positively and negatively.
Building Insulation
Jan. 20, 2021
Dodge Data and Analytics

Dodge Data & Analytics Expects Construction Starts to Recover in 2021

Dodge Outlook 2021 predicts a slow and uneven recovery throughout the year. Here is what you should know.
The Johns Manville facility in Defiance, Ohio
Building Insulation
Nov. 30, 2020
Nicole Leatherman

Johns Manville Completes First Phase of Plant Expansion in Ohio

After a six-month setback brought on by the pandemic, innovative technology got the new fiberglass pipe insulation production line over the finish line.
Building Insulation
Nov. 23, 2020
Kim Melton, Jeff Job, & Justin Evans

Comparing UL 263 to NFPA 285

Two codes reign predominant when it comes to fire ratings: UL 263 to NFPA 285. Although similar, there are several differences in requirements. In this blog, we dive into the...
Building Insulation
Nov. 23, 2020
Dwayne Sloan

A Focus on Insulation and Surface-Burning Characteristics

Insulation is required by code to meet minimum requirements, and this is especially true when it comes to surface burning characteristics. This article discusses the tests an...
Building Insulation
Nov. 23, 2020
Stacy Fitzgerald-Redd

Preventing Fire Sprinkler System Freezing

Insulation can play an important role in slowing the spread of fire – especially when it is used to protect a fire sprinkler system from freezing.
Building Insulation
Nov. 23, 2020
Insulation Institute

Building Code Insulation Requirements

Building codes are constantly evolving, so it is important to make sure you are up to date on recent changes. This guide is your go-to resource for staying up to date on stat...
Building Insulation
Oct. 28, 2020
Chanel Charbonneau

Your Top Questions Answered – Q&A From Our Recent Spray Foam Webinar

We recently hosted a webinar discussing the efficacy and long-term resiliency of high lift spray foams. You asked some great questions, so we picked the top 5 and answered t...
Building Insulation
Oct. 28, 2020
Energy Efficient Solutions

Open-Cell vs. Closed-Cell Spray Foam

Spray foam is categorized as either open-cell or closed-cell. This article explains the differences between the two, and which type is ideal for your specific application.
Building Insulation
Oct. 28, 2020
Craig Gustafson

5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Spray Foam Gun

Neglecting spray foam rig equipment can lead to costly repairs. Here are 5 tips for keeping your gun running smoothly.
Building Insulation
Oct. 28, 2020
Danielle Macdonald

The Originals

Spray foam has a surprisingly long history in the insulation market. This article details the unique history of spray foam.
Building Insulation
Home Insulation
Sep. 23, 2020
Discover HomeSelfe

How to Know if Your Attic is Properly Insulated

Learn how to identify common household insulation issues.
Building Insulation
Home Insulation
Sep. 23, 2020
Steve Maxwell

Old House Insulation: Four Ways to Spend Less Heating (and Cooling) Your Old Home

Vintage homes have character, but often lack the comfort and technology of today’s modern homes. These strategies can help lower energy costs and keep older homes more comfor...
Building Insulation
Home Insulation
Sep. 23, 2020
Energy Star

What to Look For: DIY Checks and Inspections

There are a number of DIY checks that homeowners can use to identify issues – find out what they are and how to make sure the home is operating as efficiently as possible.
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