• Turning Point

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Nov 30, 2023

    As many are still pushing the upsetting memories of 2019- 2022 to the back of the rig, there appears to be a positive shift when reviewing events that have occurred in the spray foam industry during 2023. Obviously, there are still some major challenges, like tackling new levels of intricacy around staff shortages, but on the optimistic side, supply chain challenges started to ease as 2023 took a giant step towards recovery. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions Incentivizes Industry Growth via Effective Policy Measures

    • By Doug Brady
    • Added on Nov 30, 2023

    The benefits of spray foam speak for themselves. Spray foam insulation reduces energy bills, increases resiliency, and improves home comfort. This performance is unmatched in the insulation industry, which is driving demand for spray foam across the country. While builders, property owners, and architects are pushing the industry forward, it is important to ensure laws and regulations are working for, not against, the industry. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions Enhances Senior Residences with Carbon-Reducing Envelopes

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Oct 31, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS) partnered with installers from its Canadian network on two major retirement home building projects: 1- Metrotec P.G.B Insulation for a government-endorsed senior home revitalization project, Maison Des Aînés/Maison Alternatives and 2- Isolation Algon with Groupe Sélection’s general contractor, Groupe CH for the modern residential building complex, Liva Mirabel. read more

  • Navigating the 'Green Wave': An In-depth Look at Eco-friendly Spray Foam Insulation

    • By Mickel Maalouf: Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Oct 11, 2023

    As society reckons with the consequences of environmental degradation, numerous industries have begun to ride a burgeoning 'Green Wave.' This movement, characterized by a widespread commitment to environmental sustainability, has notably permeated the construction sector. One area witnessing a significant shift towards green alternatives is insulation. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions Heatlok® Soya HP Enhances Performance For Contractors

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Sep 12, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS) has worked closely with spray foam contractors to develop and offer them a new closed-cell spray foam solution, Heatlok® Soya HP, which has the best R-value of any HFO product on the market with an LTTR value at 50mm of 2.06 RSI (R 11.68). Recognized for its ease of adhesion and superior insulation value, Heatlok® Soya HP leverages Honeywell’s latest Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent technology. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions University (HBSU) Celebrates Success

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Jul 25, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions, the global leader in high performance, sustainable building envelope solutions, is celebrating the success of HBS University (HBSU), the company’s educational program for spray foam contractors and installers. Established in January 2021, HBSU offers curriculum for both brand-new and seasoned professionals, providing numerous courses spanning the areas of Building Science and Engineering, Applicator Training, Applicator Assistant Training, Sales, Roofing and Concrete read more

  • Utah Building Code Gets Updated for Energy Efficiency with the Help of Huntsman

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Jul 17, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS), a leading provider of innovative insulation solutions, has worked closely with the Utah Uniform Building Code Commission, Utah Home Builders Association, Representative Cal Musselman, and Senator Curt Bramble to drive significant changes to Utah's energy efficiency requirements. The collaborative efforts, spanning 2022 and 2023, aimed to bolster air quality, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and lower energy bills in the state. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions & Habitat for Humanity Join Forces to Build First 3D Homes in Canada

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on May 03, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS), Nidus3D, Great Northern Insulation (GNI), and Habitat for Humanity Windsor-Essex have recently completed the first 3D printed homes in Canada, with plans for more to come in the following year. This breakthrough project will provide affordable housing to those at risk of homelessness and elevate members of the community through The Bridge Youth Resource Centre. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions Recognized by CCMC

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Apr 06, 2023

    Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS) has received product code compliance (NBC 2015) recognition from The Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) for its Radon Protection System with a closed-cell polyurethane spray foam insulation product when used as an effective soil gas (radon) barrier in accordance with the recent 14280-R CCMC evaluation. Section of Division B of the NBC 2015 requires an effective air barrier system be installed as a barrier to soil gas. read more

  • 3D Printing Our Path to the Future

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Staff
    • Added on Nov 30, 2022

    Just under two years ago, Spray Foam Magazine had the privilege to write about designers Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic. Assistant professors of architecture in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) and co-principals of the HANNAH Design Office, the pair have recently produced and mastered a hybrid design. read more