Kingspan Announces HFR-Free Foam Insulation
DELAND, Fla. — Kingspan Insulated Panels has announced IPN-Nano™, a high-endurance foam insulation material for the building envelope that is safe, environmentally responsible and thermally efficient. This high thermal efficiency foam insulation is also the first to be free of halogenated flame retardants (HFRs). Revising Kingspan’s chemistry was a direct result of its continuous efforts to improve health, safety and functional performance of its products.
IPN-Nano is at the core of Kingspan’s insulated metal panel designs, which places it at the heart of the company’s EnvelopeFirst™design strategy — the first step toward achieving a net-zero energy building. During the specifying phase of a building’s design, this product is game changingas the insulation component of Kingspan’s insulated metal panel products. The foam insulation enables design professionals using Kingspan products to design envelope systems that have a unique combination of unrivaled thermal performance, lifetime durability, resilience and service life.
“Kingspan continues to work with its supply chain to support continuous improvement of the building industry’s environmental and health performance,” said Kingspan's Director of Environment and Sustainability Paul Bertram. “IPN-Nano is a giant leap toward making more health-minded product decisions.”
Each IPN-Nano equipped panel offers unrivaled environmental benefits including:
• Halogen-free systems with an ozone depletion potential of zero (ZeroODP).
• Contributes to higher LEED ratings, supported by Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) and Health Product Declarations (HPD).
For more information, visit www.kingspanpanels.us.