What do hockey, peacekeeping and HFO have in common?

December 13, 2022

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According to Rocky Boyer, our Technical Manager for Building Enclosure, the common denominator is Canada. Rocky explains in his Sustainable Architecture & Building Magazine article, “Hockey, Peacekeeping and HFO”, that Canada is emerging as a world leader, not just in hockey and peacekeeping, but also as a leader in sustainability.


He explores Canada's contribution to carbon reduction by banning HFCs as a blowing agent. The ban reduces the impact of fluorinated gasses on the atmosphere. Today, most blowing agents used in spray foam in Canada have a GWP of 1. Board stock thermal insulation (XPS) has a GWP of less than 150 and meets the requirements set out by Environment Canada.

Read the full article here.

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