Dow's STYROFOAM™ & THERMAX™ Insulators Get Eco-label Certification for its Use in Buildings

SpecialChem - Aug 16, 2011

The Dow Chemical Company's Building Solutions Group completed a comprehensive life cycle assessment (LCA) study of its full product portfolio of insulated sheathing products. This paper, "Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction from Rigid Thermal Insulation Use in Buildings," published in April 2011 in the peer reviewed Journal of Industrial Ecology, reports extensive data regarding the significant amount of Green House Gas Emissions (GHGs) saved from the use of insulation in buildings in North America, Europe and Asia. The report marks a significant milestone towards demonstrating Dow's approach to sustainable business. In accordance with Dow's 2015 Sustainability Goals, LCAs are conducted to understand the expected...

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