Dow Polyurethane Technologies Enable Code-Compliant Insulation Solutions in North America

Dow Polyurethane Technologies Enable Code-Compliant Insulation Solutions in North America

MIDLAND, MI – March 16, 2016 – U.S. buildings account for 41 percent of all energy consumed in the U.S.,1 a number which can be reduced with the use of construction materials that are energy efficient, reduce carbon footprints, and meet more stringent regulations. Dow InsulationScience delivers high performance polyurethane solutions to do just that, ultimately helping builders and contractors create better homes and for a better world.

“Increased energy efficiency is a request we constantly hear from our customers,” said Robert York, North America Marketing Manager, Dow Polyurethanes. “Our insulation experts develop improved energy efficient building solutions by exploring, listening and investing in the top solutions with key stakeholders across the value chain and around the world.”

Dow offers an unmatched portfolio of high-quality polyurethane foam insulation components and customized systems for foam insulation that reduce energy required to maintain optimal conditions inside buildings. Dow VORATHERM™ polyisocyanurate and VORACOR™ polyurethane systems form the high-performance core of insulating doors, metal panels and boards. These technologies have excellent performance properties that improve longevity, increase energy efficiency and meet all current building codes specified by The U.S. Department of Energy.

Explore the extensive line of conventional and high-performance polyols and isocyanate products, as well as customized systems, to improve energy efficiency in a wide variety of construction applications at or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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About Dow Polyurethanes: Dow Polyurethanes develops and delivers a broad portfolio of technologies and customized solutions to customers in a variety of industries, and applications ranging from energy-efficient insulation materials, to industrial and infrastructure solutions, to consumer comfort solutions in flooring, furniture bedding and footwear. The business manufactures and sells key chemical components as well as fully-formulated polyurethane systems for rigid, semi-rigid and flexible foams, and coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers and composites. Dow is the world's largest producer of propylene oxide (PO), propylene glycol (PG), and polyether polyols, and is a leading producer of quality aromatic isocyanates, such as MDI. Striving to meet the specific needs of its customers in their local geographic regions, Dow Polyurethanes operates a global network of production sites and systems houses, as well as innovation and service centers. The business has an ongoing initiative to lead the industry in providing high-performance products that meet critical market needs and contribute to a more comfortable, healthier and resilient society.

About Dow: Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2015, Dow had annual sales of nearly $49 billion and employed approximately 49,500 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 product families are manufactured at 179 sites in 35 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at

Added On: Mar 16, 2016
Categories: Spray Foam Contractors
Tags: spray foam insulation, Dow

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