Energy Efficiency

Green building Q&A: plastics industry delivers energy efficiency innovations

A one-year study by Franklin Associates found that the use of plastic building and construction materials saved 467 trillion Btu of energy over alternative construction materials.

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General News

What Is R-Value and What Does It Mean To You?

R-value is a measurement of how insulating a building material is. Different materials can be used to achieve a variety of different R-values.

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Case Studies

Preserving and Protecting Cleveland’s Theater District Finds Success with Spray-foam Insulation

Cleveland’s Playhouse Square district is a textbook example of historic preservation and reuse with building materials enabled by chemistry.

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