CPI-logoUSA: Honeywell’s Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA), the HFO 1233zd(E), has won a top chemical award.

The low GWP gas, which is also being used as a refrigerant in chillers and as a constituent in other low GWP refrigerant blends, is sold by Honeywell as the foam blowing agent Solstice LBA.

As a critical material used in energy-efficient polyurethane foam insulation, Solstice LBA was named the winner of the 2015 Polyurethane Innovation Award by the American Chemistry Council’s Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI).

Solstice LBA was voted top innovation from among three finalists by judges and attendees of the CPI Polyurethanes Technical Conference in Orlando, Florida. The award highlights the role that innovation plays in the polyurethane industry and recognises companies and individuals whose vision and perseverance bring new products, technologies and initiatives to the marketplace.

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