New XPS foam options available for architects seeking greener solutions

February 12, 2021

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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