24 Jun '14, 4pm

In @bglive article, @HBNTom demands transparency by manufacturers of halogen-free flame retardants.

Polyiso Insulation Without Halogenated Flame Retardant Johns Manville introduces a premium polyisocyanurate foam insulation that is free of toxic halogenated flame retardants. By Alex Wilson and Tristan Roberts Energy 3.E from Johns Manville is one of the first foams to be manufactured without halogenated flame retardants. A new organo-phosphonate flame retardant allegedly bonds better with the polyiso, leading the company to market its product as "inherently flame resistant." Photo: Johns Manville In a December 2013 blog post, we presented a green wish list for 2014. The first of seven wishes was for rigid insulation with no flame retardants and insignificant global warming potential. Partly in response to our urging, tomorrow, insulation manufacturer Johns Manville (JM) will introduce ENERGY 3.E, a polyisocyanurate roofing insulation that has been reformulated to elimina...

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Not cool. Tell NAAB to reinstate #sustainability criteria for #architecture schools

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