Credit: Polyurethane Foam Systems, Inc. (PFSI)
What makes this product green?
- Reduces heating and cooling loads
- Pre-consumer recycled content
- Biobased and sustainably sourced
PolarFoam PF-7300-0 SOYA is a closed-cell spray polyurethane foam with some soy oil and recycled-plastic content. The soy content of the finished foam is 3%–5%, according to the company, and roughly 1,000 20-ounce recycled PET bottles are used in each "set" (two 55-gallon drums) of the polyol (B side) of the foam components. Like most other closed-cell, medium-density SPF products, PolarFoam SOYA is is now ozone-safe, but its HFC-245fa blowing agent has a high global warming potential (GWP). The product is identical to Heatlock Soy 200, which is produced by the company's sister company, Demilec USA.
Manufacturer InformationPolyurethane Foam Systems, Inc. (PFSI)
440 Conestogo Rd.
Waterloo, ON N2L 4E2