Huntsman Polyurethanes to Host Webinar Addressing Proper Design of HVAC Systems for Homes Insulated with Spray Foam

The Woodlands, Texas – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that it will host a free webinar reviewing essential heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) practices required to optimize energy performance and comfort in airtight, energy efficient homes insulated with spray polyurethane foam (SPF).

The webinar will take place on Monday, September 12, 2011 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST. Steve Easley, a leading construction expert, will highlight the role SPF insulation plays in significantly reducing a home’s energy use.Doug Garrett, CEM and an ACCA-certified instructor, will discuss HVAC considerations to ensure that the air tightness created by SPF provides an ongoing return for the homeowner in terms of comfort, energy cost savings, indoor air quality and safety. Specifically, the webinar will address: 

  • Air sealing and SPF
  • Combustion Safety
  • Ventilation
  • Right-sizing HVAC Equipment
  • Humidity and Moisture
  • Use of ACCA Manual J
  • Duct and Register Considerations

 “This webinar is a great source of information for builders, architects, HVAC manufacturers, spray foam contractors and other construction professionals who are interested in exploring the HVAC design considerations to take when using spray foam,” said Monica Karamagi, regional marketing and industry affairs manager, Huntsman Polyurethanes. “During this session, attendees will uncover best practices for taking a system-wide approach in HVAC sizing, ventilation and design for SPF-insulated homes.”

The webcast will be hosted by Huntsman Polyurethanes and will feature a live Q&A session. Interested parties can register for the webinar online at:

To receive a copy of a white paper addressing design of HVAC systems for spray foam homes, please email [email protected], call 281-719-4602 or visit


About Huntsman:

Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Our operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman has approximately 12,000 employees and operates from

multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2010 revenues of over $9 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at 

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