Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

Olympics season is back – Polyurethanes ensure stadiums are built sustainably

Olympics PU

There are only two weeks to go before thousands of people flock to the newly built stadiums in Rio for … Continue reading...

Interview with ISOPA’s President Mike Fowles – “While challenges will continue to emerge, hard work and positive spirit can turn difficulty into opportunity”

After serving as Vice-President for two years, Mike Fowles was appointed ISOPA President last December. With 30 years of international … Continue reading...

3 Questions to Frank Rothbarth, Chair of ISOPA’s Communication on “Communicating about chemicals: Lessons learned from communicating on polyurethanes”

Communicating the benefits of polyurethanes for society, and the environment is an ongoing opportunity for ISOPA, the voice of European … Continue reading...

Public consultation on Energy Efficiency Directive review: The polyurethane industry puts its vision forward

Why does the European Commission carry out public consultations? Because engaging with external stakeholders is an essential part of the Continue reading...

The Benefits and history of polyurethane flexible foam

From your car seats, to your mattress and your running shoes, polyurethane flexible foam can be found in more places … Continue reading...

Polyurethane industry’s contribution to sustainable development – 3 Questions to Shpresa Kotaji, Chair of the ISOPA Polyurethane Applications Cluster

Over the past 10 years, sustainable development has risen to the top of the political and regulatory agenda. Today more … Continue reading...

Efficient appliances: Fighting climate change starts at home

Have you ever thought of the impact of your households appliances on your monthly energy budget and on the environment? … Continue reading...

Building a sustainable future in the EU – Building Renovation & Energy Efficiency

On 25 March 2015, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) published its report ‘Energy Renovation: The Trump Card Continue reading...

UTECH 2015: ISOPA showed the way to Product Stewardship & Sustainability

UTECH Europe 2015 – the leading international event for the polyurethanes industry – was held in Maastricht on April 14 … Continue reading...

Guest blog: Frank Grunert | “Polyurethane’s contribution to growth in Europe”

In the new European institutional landscape, with kick-starting growth having emerged as a top priority for policy-makers, Frank Grunert, the … Continue reading...