Category Archives: Passive House

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...

The power of a summer siesta thanks to Polyurethane flexible foam

Siesta: /sɪˈɛstə/ An afternoon rest or nap, especially one taken during the hottest hours of the day in a hot

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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...

Meet ISOPA at UTECH 2015!

UTECH 2015, the leading international event for the polyurethanes industry, will take place in Maastricht on 14-15-16 April 2015.

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Innovation in materials: Key to European energy security

Over the past months, with Europe’s regional environment suffering instability and Member States defining new climate and energy targets, energy … Continue reading...

The Passive House: ISOPA’s contribution to meeting the EU climate and energy goals

Over the past years, Europe has strived to become a global leader in the fight against the climate change. This … Continue reading...

Building renovation in Europe: what’s next?

Last month in the European Parliament, the new Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Crețu confirmed that the Commission was committed to … Continue reading...