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Accella Polyurethane Systems’ Spray Foam business unit is now Carlisle Spray Foam Insulation

Accella Polyurethane Systems’ spray foam business unit is being rebranded as Carlisle Spray Foam Insulation (CSFI). Additionally, products previously designed and marketed by Accella (BaySeal®, Foamsulate™, and QuadFoam®) will be consolidated under CSFI’s new SealTite family of products. These changes are intended to help reduce market confusion, simplify product identification and selection, and communicate to customers that they can feel confident in choosing CSFI’s SealTite products.

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Specifiers’ Guide to Green Building Products

PRISM asked building materials manufacturers for information about some of their latest and/or most innovative sustainable products which architects might considering specifying for their next project. We asked manufacturers why an architect would specify their product and where an one could find more information. PRISM compiled this information in a guide, listing products by category types in alphabetical order. You can read the entire Specifiers’ Guide to Green Building Products or click on a category or company listed below for specific information.

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Icynene to acquire Lapolla Industries

The transaction will combine Icynene, a Mississauga, Ontario Canada-based manufacturer and distributor of high performance, one step spray foam polyurethane foam insulation (“SPF”) products, with Lapolla, a Houston-headquartered global supplier and maker of SPF products.

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Accella Polyurethane Systems expands position in roofing markets

Accella Polyurethane Systems LLC renews their focus on Polyurethane Spray Foam and Roof Coating Systems; focusing on low slope and flat roof commercial coatings for new and restoration construction. The recent acquisition of the Covestro spray foam assets, combined with its leading BayTec® silicone, BayBlock® acrylic and BaySeal® polyurethane spray foam technologies, positions Accella with an array of solutions.

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Demilec launches Heatlok ABS — first complete air barrier and spray foam insulation system

“Until now, a single source of supply has been missing in the air barrier industry. Demilec has taken a much-needed systems approach to material testing and installation to now offer architects and contractors perfectly-matched spray foam insulation and air barrier materials that have been independently tested and approved as a single system,” said Tom Harris, Vice President – Building Science at Demilec, which has supplied Heatlok insulation to millions of square feet of cavity wall applications throughout North America for more than 20 years.

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Demilec has introduced a new spray foam insulation formulated with Honeywell’s Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Demilec, one of North America’s largest manufacturers of spray foam insulation, has introduced a new product formulated with Honeywell’s Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA). Demilec’s Heatlok® HFO High Lift spray foam insulation system is now available to customers for use in commercial and residential wall insulation.

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Sustainability a driving factor in growth of building thermal insulation market

The report “Building Thermal Insulation Market by Insulant Material (Glass Wool, Stone Wool, EPS, XPS, PU Foam, Polyisocyanurate, Phenolic Foams), Application (Flat Roof, Pitch Roof, External Walls, Internal Walls, Cavity Walls, Floor) – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2021” was published by MarketsandMarkets. Currently, various market players such as Knauf Insulation (U.S.), Rockwool International A/S (Denmark), Johns Manville Inc. (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), Owens Corning Corporation (U.S.), Paroc (Finland),  Saint-Gobain (France), GAF (U.S.), Kingspan Group Plc (Ireland), and Beijing New Building Material (China) dominate the global building thermal insulation market.

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Guide to Green Building – Product of the Week

The YUW 750 TU is a thermally broken, unitized curtain wall that delivers a high level of design versatility and performance, regardless of climate or location. In addition to the fast, easy installation benefits of being unitized, it offers design freedom with options for a 2 1/2 inch captured frame or a 4-sided structural silicone glazed frame with zero sightline for a modern look. Sustainable performance is achieved with a U-value of 0.41 Btu/hr ft2 oF or less. Additionally, the YUW 750 TU easily interfaces with sun shades to yield greater performance. Visit ykkap.com to learn more.

The YUW 750 TU is a thermally broken, unitized curtain wall that delivers a high level of design versatility and performance, regardless of climate or location. In addition to the fast, easy installation benefits of being unitized, it offers design freedom with options for a 2 1/2 inch captured frame or a 4-sided structural silicone glazed frame with zero sightline for a modern look. Sustainable performance is achieved with a U-value of 0.41 Btu/hr ft2 oF or less. Additionally, the YUW 750 TU easily interfaces with sun shades to yield greater performance. Visit ykkap.com to learn more.

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