LAPOLLA’S NEXT-GEN INSULATION
November 6, 2015 marked Lapolla’s one-year
anniversary publishing their CCRR report for
Foam-Lok 2000-4G, their 4th generation 2.0
lb. interior insulation foam featuring Solstice
LBA (liquid blowing agent). Lapolla celebrated
two years of hard work from development to
the completion of full testing for code compliance with AC377.
The first year as a commercial product for the
Foam-Lok 2000-4G was extremely successful.
The customer response to the product has been
reflected in the increase in sales and by reports
of satisfaction with the performance of the material on every job in all types of applications.
Lapolla was also pleased to be included as part
of the Presidential Climate Policy and Action
Committee, and was twice recognized as meeting our goals for conversion of its product line
to the new blowing agent.
“Lapolla continues to support this climate action policy as we continue our customer conversions to a more environmentally friendly blowing agent having an ODP or ‘0’ and a GWP
of ‘1,’” commented Steve Williams, Technical
Director at Lapolla.
TRANSFORMING A 1920’S HOUSE INTO A
Partnering with Whirlpool Corporation and
Purdue University, Lapolla provided the new
Foam-Lok 2000-4G system for wall insulation
in the ReNEWW House project, which entailed retrofitting a house built in 1928 into a
modern Net-Zero home.
The Foam-Lok 2000-4G insulation plays a
key role in the home’s Net-Zero design by
preventing air infiltration and leakage, which
would otherwise contribute to wildly inconsistent indoor temperatures and excessive energy
consumption. The ReNEWW House project is
ongoing, with the post-construction phase involving extensive data collection to analyze the
home’s energy performance.
Foam-Lok 2000-4G represents cutting edge
technology that allows homeowners to reduce
their carbon footprint and create an environ-