STYROFOAM, THERMAX, Great-Stuff, Weathermate, FROTH-PAK BACKGROUND Above grade and below, inside and out, Dow's extensive portfolio of insulation solutions helps save energy and manage moisture in a broad array of applications and climate conditions.Select an insulation material:STYROFOAM Brand extruded polystyrene, THERMAX brand polyisocyanurate insulation, STYROFOAM brand spray polyurethane for commercial applications.Reduce costly air infiltration. Minimize moisture intrusion. As part of an integrated approach to weatherization and improving a building's energy efficiency, create an airtight and moisture-resistant seal with one- and two-component sealants from Dow that quickly bond to common building substrates for a flexible, long-lasting seal.Easy to dispense. Specially formulated for a robust bond. Adhesives from Dow offer dependable, long-term service for a wide variety of applications and are compatible with most construction materials.More information can be found at http://www.dowbuildingsolutions.com MasterFormat Number(s): 07 30 00, 07 20 00, 07 00 00 http://www.greenformat.com/products/698-STYROFOAM-THERMAX-Great-Stuff- Weathermate-FROTH-PAK Manufacturer: The Dow Chemical Company 1605 Joseph Dr 200 Larkin Center Midland, MI 48674 cig email@example.com http://www.dowbuildingsolutions.com/ (866) 583-2583(main) Distribution Channels: Manufacturer-direct Distributor(/Representative) PRODUCT DETAILS 2.1 SUSTAINABLE STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS 2.1.4 Third Party Certification - Other Certification Categories Other Certifying Organization: ICC Evaluation Services Level: Code compliance 2.1.7 Second Party Certification Program - Energy Other Certifying Organization: EPA Level: ENERGY STAR Activation Date: 2008-01-01 Length of Term: 48 months Manufacturer Comments Dow insulation, sealants and adhesives work as a system to improve the energy efficiency of buildings by providing insulation, reducing air infiltration and offering moisture protection. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions achieved through the use of insulation from Dow allow for an improved life cycle of the building. 2.2 SUSTAINABLE PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 2.2.07 Thermal and Moisture Protection Thermal conductivity or overall R-value Test Standard: ASTM C518 Results: Insulation value ranges from R5 to R6.5 per inch depending on products. 2.2.99 Additional Product Performance List essential performance and physical characteristics: (ie. Fire resistance rating, vapor permeability, strength, etc.) Characteristic: Water aborption Measurement test (UL, ASTM, FM, etc): ASTM C272 Results (value,units): Low water absorption, values depending on products List essential performance and physical characteristics: (ie. Fire resistance rating, vapor permeability, strength, etc.) Characteristic: Fire Performance Measurement test (UL, ASTM, FM, etc): ASTM E84 Results (value,units): less than 25/450 and 75/450 depending on products List essential performance and physical characteristics: (ie. Fire resistance rating, vapor permeability, strength, etc.) Characteristic: Water vapor permeability Measurement test (UL, ASTM, FM, etc): ASTM E96 Results (value,units): Low water vapor permeability, vary by products List essential performance and physical characteristics: (ie. Fire resistance rating, vapor permeability, strength, etc.) Characteristic: Compressive strength Measurement test (UL, ASTM, FM, etc): ASTM D1621 Results (value,units): Strong and durable, vary by products List essential performance and physical characteristics: (ie. Fire resistance rating, vapor permeability, strength, etc.) Characteristic: Dimensional Stability Measurement test (UL, ASTM, FM, etc): ASTM D2126 Results (value,units): Manufacturer Comments Comments: Different products have different thermal, mechanical and mositure performance. For a particular product, please call 1-866-583-2583 or visit http://www.dowbuildingsolutions.com to download information. 2.3 SUSTAINABLE COMPOSITION OF PRODUCT 2.3.1 Composition List the primary materials in a representative sample of the reported product. (List actual material - not trade name) Proprietary information 2.3.2 Toxicity Does the product contain any Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic pollutants (PBTs) as listed on the EPA Priority PBT List? No Is the MSDS and/or a list of toxics available on company website? Yes 2.3.3 Recycled Content Does the product contain any recycled content material? Yes Post-Consumer: Percent by weight of total product: range Post-Consumer: Description of post-consumer content: Pre-Consumer: Percent by weight of total product: 29 range Pre-Consumer: Description of pre-consumer content: range from 4% to 29%, vary by product and thicknesses for polyisocyanurate insulation products Total: Measurement definition: --- - FTC definition If yes, are these measurements certified? No Recycled Content Manufacturer Comments Different recycle content percentages are available depending on products and thickness of a particular product. For a particular product, please call 1-866-583-2583 to inquire. 2.3.6 Emissions Does the product contain any added Urea Formaldehyde? No Emissions Manufacturer Comments Dow products meet local and federal standards and comply with building codes. For a particular property for a product, please call 1-866-583-2583 or visit http://www.dowbuildingsolutions.com for details. PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE 3.1 LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS 3.1 LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS Has this product, or any product in the product category, gone through a life cycle assessment (LCA)? Yes System Used (Please describe the LCA process used as clearly as possible; for example: a process LCA using SimaPro or a hybrid LCA that used GaBi and EIO-LCA).: MANUFACTURER COMMENTS 3.2 MATERIAL EXTRACTION AND TRANSPORTATION 3.2.1 Regional Materials Raw materials or components are too numerous, are sourced from too wide a region, or are too dispersed for a meaningful answer. Yes Manufacturer Comments Dow has multiple plants throughout US and the world to produce various products. For a particular product, please call 1-866-583-2583 to get details or visit http://www.dowbuildingsolutions.com. 3.3 MANUFACTURING 3.3.2 Manufacturing Process What is the company's specified goal for reducing energy consumption? Dow will reduce energy intensity 25 percent from 2005 to 2015. Global Energy Efficiency Team Leaders will lead implementation by driving the development of major site and business 2015 goals, and the development of specific plans to meet the goals. Global Energy Efficiency Team members will define business and site-level goals, plans and action steps. Dow will use existing systems and processes to track energy use, calculate intensity and report energy intensity. What is the percent reduction achieved by unit of product over the specified period?: 25 Enter Base year for period.: 2005 Enter Reporting year for period.: 2015 What is the company's specified goal for GHG reduction? We believe that climate change is one of the most serious issues our society faces today. The world’s climate is impacted by increases in greenhouse gas (GHG) levels, and though the exact results of this development are not yet fully understood, we will take aggressive action to mitigate it. We are committed to being part of the solution for this issue through the products we make, the science and technology we develop, and the way in which we optimize our own processes. We also believe that the long-term nature of the climate change problem requires different solutions over different timeframes. In the short-term (10-30 years), we will optimize the use of existing energy sources, while we help drive the search for breakthrough energy technologies and processes that will fundamentally address the problem long-term. Enter Base year for period.: 2005 Enter Reporting year for period.: 2015 Does the company participate in any recognized voluntary programs to increase energy efficiency and/or reduce GHG emissions in manufacturing? Yes other If other, please list: Montreal Protocol 3.4 CONSTRUCTION 3.4.1 Construction Waste Management Shipping and Packing Materials (select all that apply for each) Pallets: --- - Minimized Boxes: --- - Minimized Packing filler: --- - Minimized Containers: --- - Minimized Wrapping: --- - Minimized Does the design of this product include features that reduce amount of excess material/overage required at installation? Yes 3.4.2 Installation Accessories: Identify accessory items (adhesives, fasteners, tapes, etc.) required to install product and describe in the comment field any impact on the sustainable performance of the product. Product installation guidelines can be obtained by calling 1-866-583-2583 or visit our website at http://www.dowbuildingsolutions.com. 3.5 FACILITY OPERATIONS 3.5.1 Product Lifespan What is the expected lifespan of the product? 50 years What is the maximum length of manufacturer's warranty? 15+ in addition to reuse warranties 3.6 DECONSTRUCTION / RECYCLING PHASE 3.6.2 Product Reuse Is the entire product reusable? Yes ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 4.1 STEWARDSHIP 4.1 Stewardship Are any of the company's buildings/sites certified under a green building rating system? Yes Identify location of certified building: 200 Larkin Center, Dow Building Solutions headerquater Identify which certification: GBI Green Globes Identify level of certification achieved: 2 Globes Briefly describe the organizations environmental policies or programs and provide link to them on company website. Please visit Dow's Sustainability website to see our commitments to environment and report of progress.http://www.dow.com/commitments/ What awards and recognition has the company achieved or received for its environmental stewardship? ENERY STAR Partner of the Year 2008;Nobel Peace Prize for implementing Dow's new foaming agent with zero ozone depleting potential;$20 Million Grant Solar America Initiative Pathways Program;Sixth Green Chemistry Award since 1996 Are there other environmental groups that also list the product(s)? Is this product GreenSpec listed?: Yes Does the company participate in any voluntary programs to reduce environmental impact of the listed product(s)? Yes If yes, identify program(s) (select all that apply): --- - other If "other", please identify:: Montreal Protocol 4.2 TRANSPARENCY OF INFORMATION 4.2 Transparency of Information Is the environmental information reported in this form available on the website? Yes If yes link to webpage(s): http://www.dowbuildingsolutions.com Does the company have an environmental policy or sustainability plan available on its website? Yes If yes link to webpage(s): http://www.dow.com/commitments/ Does the company produce a corporate sustainability report for public review? Yes If yes link to webpage(s): http://www.dow.com/commitments/pbreports/index.htm MANUFACTURER COMMENTS Manufacturer Comments Material Safety Sheet of products for all Dow products can be found at:http://www.dow.com/webapps/msds/msdssearch.aspx ### This GreenFormat listing has been self-completed by the manufacturer. It does not convey or imply any CSI or GreenFormat "approval," "certification," "verification," or any other third-party review or endorsement of the product's characteristics or quality by CSI or its agents.
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