Eco-Max Press Release

On the Greenbuild Note ..... Here is a press release from one of our partner manufacturer's.  This is a new product on the wall side of things that has nothing to do with us but is cool nonetheless .... Enjoy!

Rmax’s New Eco-Max® Features Renewable Chemistry for LEED Credits

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Dallas, TX, United States, 11/13/2008 - Dallas-based manufacturer of polyiso insulated building products, today announced the immediate availability of its new Eco-Max® wall insulation product that qualifies for LEED building credits due to its renewable chemistry.

Eco-Max is the first polyisocyanurate wall insulation product to contain a minimum of eight percent rapidly renewable Natural Oil Polyol. It marks the latest breakthrough in the company’s 30-year history as a polyiso insulation manufacturer.

“Eco-Max is the green insulation product our industry has been waiting for,” said Ed Godlewski, Rmax president. “We have begun shipping the product from our Fernley, Nevada manufacturing plant and plan to begin distribution out of our Texas and South Carolina plants early next year.”

The product was designed for commercial cavity walls, masonry, residential stud walls and cathedral ceilings in new and retrofit construction applications.

Eco-Max has zero ozone depletion (ODP) and negligible global warming potential (GWP). It also meets new ASHRAE 90.1 standards.

The product is available in thicknesses from 0.75” to 3”, with thermal R-values ranging from 4.3 to 16.2, as determined by ASTM C518 test method.

“No other wall insulation on the market combines the renewable chemistry and high thermal characteristics of our new Eco-Max product,” Godlewski said. “In fact, Eco-Max provides the highest thermal resistance per inch of any comparable insulation product available today.”

For more details regarding Rmax or its new environmentally responsible. Eco-Max wall insulation product, contact the company at 1-800-527-0890 or visit the website.