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Hughes: ‘A glaring blind spot’ in housing affordability: Mortgage underwriting and home appraisals should account for energy costs. Here’s why

About the Author: Ian Hughes is VP of environmental and government affairs for Meritage Homes and a member of the Board of Directors for the Institute for the Building Envelope. ...

IBE Launches Contractors’ Hub

Friends, As part of our initiative to support contractors in the growing spray foam industry, the Institute for the Building Envelope (IBE) has created a dedicated page on the IBE ...

IBE Applauds Governor DeSantis for Signing Law Promoting the Construction of Unvented Attics

The Institute for the Building Envelope (IBE) is applauding the efforts of the Florida state legislature and Governor Ron DeSantis for their roles in getting a key proposal passed that ...

IBE Applauds Governor Cox for Signing Law Promoting the Use of Spray Foam Insulation

The Institute for the Building Envelope (IBE) is applauding the efforts of the Utah state legislature and Governor Spencer Cox for their roles in getting a key measure passed that ...

IBE Releases New Study on Market Dynamics of the Spray Foam Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2024 Contact: press@theibe.org WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Institute for the Building Envelope (IBE) released the first-ever comprehensive study on market dynamics of the spray foam ...

Baker: The Spray Foam Industry Remains Strong as We Enter 2024

About the Author: Simon Baker is global president of Huntsman Building Solutions, a leader in spray polyurethane foam. He wrote this for Spray Foam Magazine. Read the full op-ed here. “...