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Demilec Wins Spark Award 2020

Left to right: VP Sales Keith Stevenson, VP Marketing Betsy Cosper, National Residential Sales Manager David Dietrich.

“We’re very honored to be recognized with this award for product innovation. Heatlok HFO Pro truly stands out as a high-performing solution within this segment of the industry. Contractors love the product with its superior yield and ease of spray.”

When the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Leading Suppliers Council (LSC) chooses its annual Spark Award recipient, the organization looks for a product or service that provides impactful solutions to modern building-industry challenges. The 2020 award winner – Demilec’s Heatlok® HFO Pro – demonstrates those ideals, delivering high-performance spray-foam insulating technology with a reduced environmental impact.

Demilec’s Heatlok HFO Pro, designed to protect against air, water and vapor intrusion, acts as an ultra-low global warming potential (GWP) insulation with superior sprayability, adhesion and compressive strength. Heatlok HFO Pro, and the entire family of Heatlok HFO products, utilizes Honeywell’s Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent technology.

In winning the coveted award, Doug Brady, VP of global innovation and product management, said Heatlok HFO Pro delivers critical innovation for environmentally conscious building design. The award underscores Demilec’s commitment to eco-friendly building with an eye on sustainability.

“We’re very honored to be recognized with this award for product innovation. Heatlok HFO Pro truly stands out as a high-performing solution within this segment of the industry. Contractors love the product with its superior yield and ease of spray.”

Heatlok HFO Pro provides numerous advantages over its competition:

  • Achieves an R-11 insulation value, exceeding the ASHRAE 90.1 continuous insulation requirements at 1.5 inches
  • Provides Class II vapor retarder at 1-inch thick
  • Is certified by the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) for adhesion to a majority of air-barrier materials
  • Is NFPA 285 certified for use with brick, stone and masonry exteriors

Demilec’s Heatlok HFO Pro joins previous Spark Award winners – including the LG Styler clothing steam-cleaner appliance and the Panasonic WhisperGreen Select ventilation fan – that are redesigning home-building technology with climate-conscious benefits.

Spark Award recipients (whether products or services) are chosen by NAHB Leading Suppliers Council members, who represent more than 80 companies nationwide. Award winners are selected based on several factors, including providing a recognizable benefit to the building industry and improvement to industry efficiency or effectiveness.

About Demilec, Inc.:
Demilec, Inc., a subsidiary of Huntsman Corp., has been recognized as an industry leader in using innovative technology and advanced science to create a line of open-cell and closed-cell spray foam insulation and coatings for more than 33 years. Demilec focuses on meeting market demands for more energy-efficient products and serves a range of industries, including industrial, residential, commercial, agricultural, original equipment manufacturer, education, water, oil and gas, energy, military and civil. For more information, visit http://www.demilec.com.

Forward-Looking Statements:
Certain information in this release constitutes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements are based on management's current beliefs and expectations. The forward-looking statements in this release are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances and involve risks and uncertainties that may affect the company's operations, markets, products, services, prices and other factors as discussed under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Huntsman companies' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Significant risks and uncertainties may relate to, but are not limited to, volatile global economic conditions, cyclical and volatile product markets, disruptions in production at manufacturing facilities, reorganization or restructuring of Huntsman’s operations, including any delay of, or other negative developments affecting the ability to implement cost reductions and manufacturing optimization improvements in Huntsman businesses and realize anticipated cost savings, and other financial, economic, competitive, environmental, political, legal, regulatory and technological factors. The company assumes no obligation to provide revisions to any forward-looking statements should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by applicable laws.

Demilec warrants only that its products meet the specifications stated herein, if any. Typical properties, where stated, are to be considered as representative of current production and should not be treated as specifications. While all the information presented in this document is believed to be reliable and to represent the best available data on these products, DEMILEC MAKES NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT OF ANY THIRD PARTY, OR WARRANTIES AS TO QUALITY OR CORRESPONDENCE WITH PRIOR DESCRIPTION OR SAMPLE, AND ANY USER OF PRODUCTS DESCRIBED HEREIN SHOULD CONDUCT A SUFFICIENT INVESTIGATION TO ESTABLISH THE SUITABILITY OF ANY PRODUCT FOR ITS INTENDED USE AND ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM THE USE OF SUCH PRODUCT, WHETHER USED SINGLY OR IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER SUBSTANCES. Product(s) described in this publication may be hazardous and/or toxic and require special precautions in handling. For all product(s) described herein, the user should obtain from Demilec detailed information on hazards and/or toxicity, together with proper shipping, handling, and storage procedures, and should comply with all applicable safety and environmental standards. The behavior, hazards and/or toxicity of the product(s) referred to in this publication in manufacturing processes and their suitability in any given end-use environment are dependent upon various conditions such as chemical compatibility, temperature, and other variables, which may not be known to Demilec. It is the sole responsibility of the user of such product(s) to evaluate the manufacturing circumstances and the final product(s) under actual end-use requirements and to adequately advise and warn future purchasers and users thereof.

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