New XPS foam options available for architects seeking greener solutions

Many states have limited the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) due to its high global warming potential. Traditional closed-cell foam insulations use HFC blowing agents to achieve the product’s thermal performances. However, HFC alternatives are available in the market. Dave Caputo, director of product marketing-XPS Foam at Owens Corning, discusses the impact of the new regulations on the construction industry, and some of the sustainable options available in the market.

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