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Replacing insulating petrochemical spray foams with wood foams

March 14th, 2014 by Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research

Fraunhofer scientists are developing environmentally benign insulation foam made from sustainably sourced wood that could replace insulation foam made from petrochemical plastics. Climate protection is now a mandatory consideration for building contractors in Germany. In October 2013 the German federal government tightened up its Energy Saving Ordinance (EnEV) by decreeing that in future properties will […]