We call our product the "cornerstone of green buildings" because we believe that the energy saving properties and environmentally sustainable elements of thermal building and roofing insulation have been somewhat overlooked during the years of inexpensive oil. Happily, the green building movement has been gaining momentum, thanks to thoughtful professionals and to the social imperative of energy conservation that has begun to take root.
Most people don't know what Polyiso insulation is - and it may not be as flashy and "new-age" as some of the cool green building materials coming into vogue. But Polyiso is tested, tried and true when it comes to performance and durability in its applications. And it's a fact that the use of insulation will dramatically improve a building's efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint. With buildings accounting for more than 40% of the US CO2 emissions, our product can jump in easily to make an impact in the mitigation of climate change.
Polyiso insulation is the #1 insulation material on the market today in terms of thermal efficiency and its range of application in the building industry. It can be installed on both commercial and residential structures, on the roof or in the wall. Polyiso is lightweight, cost-effective and provides time honored return on investment with energy savings.
As an industry leader in Polyiso Roof insulation panels for 17 years, we introduced Hunter Xci Exterior Continuous Insulation four years ago for Commercial Wall Applications.
Hunter Xci polyiso products:
- Have the highest R-Value per inch of any insulation
- NFPA 285 TEST - Passed (see individual submittal docs for assembly lists)
- Contribute towards LEED certification credits
- HCFC and CFC free, zero ODP, and negligible GWP.
Hunter Panels produces a full line of Polyiso products in six manufacturing facilities across North America. The Hunter team takes pride in driving home the message of energy conservation to our customers. All of us at Hunter agree enthusiastically with the goals of sustainable design. Using these principles will ensure a healthier environment for our planet's future generations.
It's 2008. R-20 is the new R-15.
- The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has raised the bar for energy performance. The minimum R-value in Standard 90.1 - the nation's model energy code for commercial buildings - has been increased by 33% across the board for roof and wall insulation levels.
- ASHRAE Standard 90.1 addresses building envelope requirements for commercial buildings, multi-unit high-rise residential buildings and semi-conditioned spaces such as warehouses.
- This forward-thinking action by ASHRAE to improve the efficiency of the commercial building sector will drive positive change through energy conservation, reduced operating costs for owners and the reduction of carbon emissions.
- Standard 90.1 is referenced in law as part of the Energy Policy Act, it is the benchmark for USGBC's LEED certification and is recognized in the International Building Code and the International Energy Conservation Code.
- Bottom line: R-20 is now the minimum required prescriptive R-value. That's 3.3 inches of polyiso as the minimum acceptable level of insulation in new commercial buildings.
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15 Franklin Street
Portland, ME 04101
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