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MAY 2016

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16 MAY 2016 COATINGSPROMAG.COM Betty Brinn Children's Museum. "Maker-based learning is particu- larly meaningful for young children who are learning new skills and are experimenting through hands-on experiences. Our Be A Maker programs are now among the most popular family activities that we offer." T he PPG Foundation grant supported maker-based w inter workshops conducted tw ice a day over si x days this past December. More than 1,400 visitors partici- pated in a range of projects that used real tools and materials as well as digital resources and technologies to encourage participants to acquire new skills, collaborate, and share what they learned. For more infor- mation, contact: PPG Foundation, w w Reader Inquiry #4580 Green Builder Media Names Lapolla's Foam-Lok 4G to Its List of Hot 50 Products in 2016 Lapolla Industries, Inc. ("Lapolla"), a Houston-based global supplier and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation and other energy-sav- ing products, today announced being selected in the Hot 50 Products, 2016 Editor's Choice in the Annual Awards Issue of Green Builder Magazine. "We applaud Lapolla's dedication to reducing carbon emissions and using sustainable materials," says Green Builder Media CEO, Sara Gutterman. "Lapolla is setting an example for manufacturers of all kinds with respect to analyzing the impact of their products and manufacturing processes." Doug Kramer, CEO and President of Lapolla, stated, "Lapolla made a commitment to reduce the use and emissions of potent greenhouse gases known as hydrofuorocarbons (HCFs) in its energy-efcient spray foam products. We have done just that with our Next Generation 4G Technology." Lapolla is the frst manufacturer globally to ofer a third- party tested and -approved wall foam system that uses the Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent, a next-generation blowing agent made by Honeywell. For more information, contact: Lapolla, Reader Inquiry #4581 Industry Briefs Wr i te in Re ad e r In q u ir y #17

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