Covestro Speakers to Present Educational Session at the 2016 International Builders’ Show

Covestro speakers will present a session on air barrier best practices with spray polyurethane foam insulation at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas on Thursday, January 21, 2016.

Spring, TX, January 10, 2016 --( Air infiltration accounts for considerable home energy losses, making it one of the biggest monetary wastes homeowners face. Covestro speakers will present a session on air barrier best practices with spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas in January, 2016.

Covestro Regional Account Managers Martins Pecholcs and Michael Strohecker will address the components and recommended construction for an air barrier assembly using SPF insulation. They will also cover the steps necessary to fulfill the ASTM requirements of an air barrier as an insulation system.

Session Title: Air Barrier Best Practices with Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation
Date: Thursday, January 21
Time: 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center Central Hall, Booth C9327

Covestro will be exhibiting SPF wall insulation and roofing systems at the IBS Expo in booth C6847. Covestro is also a sponsor of the NextGen Net-Zero/Healthy Home 2016, on display at IBS in the Outdoor Exhibits area in front of the Central Hall. The 432 s.f. home is built to achieve net-zero energy usage and is a showcase for products that improve indoor air quality and whole house water quality. Covestro donated Bayseal Closed-cell (CCX) SPF insulation and Bayblock elastomeric coating for the home. USI, a Covestro-accredited contractor, completed the installation.The home will be open for tours January 19-21, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

About Covestro LLC:
Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business. Covestro manufactures high-tech polymer materials and develops innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction and sports and leisure industries. The Covestro group has 30 production sites around the globe and employed approximately 15,700 people at the end of September 2015.

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Carrie Stallwitz