Demilec®'S Heatlok HFO Wins Best Green Building Product at the 2019 NAHB International Builders' Show
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 28, 2019
ARLINGTON, TX – Demilec®’s Heatlok HFO product has been announced by the National Association of Home Builders as the winner of the 2019 Best of IBS Awards at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in the Best Green Building Product category. It competed against several other environmentally conscious products in the building materials space. The entrants were evaluated by a panel of 31 industry and media judges on the following criteria: innovation, functionality and good design & builder / consumer friendly.
Demilec was announced as the winner on Thursday, February 21, 2019 during IBS ‘19 in Las Vegas. Each year IBS, hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), boasts an attendance of more than 80,000 Building Industry Professionals
“We are incredibly excited and grateful for the recognition afforded us with this award. It is the culmination of a number of years of development work and has enabled Demilec to offer our contractors and builders a solution to meet virtually every energy code and insulating requirement, whilst still using conventional construction techniques. Our HFO Pro is designed for exterior applications to meet continuous insulation requirements from the basement and up the walls, then HFO High Lift in the attic, creating a virtual cocoon that protects almost the entire structure from the outside elements,” said Paul Valle, President of Demilec.
Demilec’s Heatlok HFO family of products uses Honeywell’s Solstice® liquid blowing agent with ultra-low global warming potential and Non-Ozone-Depleting blowing agent. Heatlok HFO High Lift and Heatlok HFO Pro recently won the coveted 2018 CPI Innovation Award and 2018 Home Builder
Executive Gold Innovation award for their high R-values of 7.5/inch and 7.4/inch, respectively. Heatlok HFO High Lift can be sprayed at 6.5” for an R-49 in a single pass. While Heatlok HFO Pro is a certified ABAA air barrier, vapor retarder, water barrier and thermal insulation; ideal of continuous insulation.
Aside from thermal efficiency, both products feature other environmental benefits. Heatlok HFO products are composed of a total of 19% recycled and renewable content. To date, Demilec has been responsible for recycling more than 560 million plastic bottles for manufacturing.
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Demilec, Inc., a subsidiary of Huntsman Corp., has been recognized as an industry leader in using innovative technology and advanced science to create a line of open-cell and closed-cell spray foam insulation and coatings for more than 33 years. Demilec focuses on meeting market demands for more energy-efficient products and serves a range of industries, including industrial, residential, commercial, agricultural, original equipment manufacturer, education, water, oil and gas, energy, military, and civil. For more information,
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