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The Dow Building Solutions' newsroom is the best resource for the latest news, information and media materials from DBS on its comprehensive portfolio of insulation, wall systems, protective air sealants and weatherization solutions.

Dow Announces GREAT STUFF™ Multipurpose Black Insulating Foam Sealant Spanning Indoor and Outdoor Projects with One Simple and Efficient Solution

2/8/2017

Dow Building & Construction a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has announced the launch of its GREAT STUFF™ Multipurpos...

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Dow Building & Construction to Attend the 2017 International Builders' Show for the First Time Since Dow Corning Joined the Business

1/10/2017

Dow Building & Construction, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), will attend the National Association of Home Builders 2017 I...

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Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. and Dow Build Homes for Local Families this Holiday Season

12/7/2016

Energy savings products, volunteer hours and funding donated as part of Dow partnership Dow volunteers began work on Habitat for Humanity of Washingto...

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Dow Announces Production of STYROFOAM™ Brand Insulation with Sustainable Polymeric Flame Retardant in Canada

11/17/2016

Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has announced it is now producing all STYROFOAM™ Brand Ext...

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Winter is no Longer a Construction Barrier With New Building Envelope Solution

11/2/2016

Introducing a durable, low-temperature solution for flexible construction flashing The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced the expansio...

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Dow Announces Production of STYROFOAM™ Brand Insulation with Sustainable Polymeric Flame Retardant in Canada

11/17/2016

Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has announced it is now producing all STYROFOAM™ Brand Ext...

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Dow Announces Agreement to Construct New STYROFOAM™ Brand Insulation Manufacturing Facility

7/7/2016

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today its plans to construct a new manufacturing facility to be located in Burley, Idaho. The new fac...

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Dow Announces Clean Energy Mix for Manufacturing Sites

5/19/2016

On- and off-site renewable generation will power Dow Building Solutions North American manufacturing sites Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business u...

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Dow Updates THERMAX XARMOR™ (ci) Exterior Insulation with Color Enhancement for Rainscreen Applications

3/15/2016

Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), announces a dark exterior facer to optimize THERMAX XARMOR™ (ci)...

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75 Years of Innovation with STYROFOAM™ Infographic

2/29/2016

STYROFOAM™ Brand XPS has been part of Dow's commitment to sustainable chemistry innovations for the last 75 years and will expand this legacy we...

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Dow Celebrates 75 Years of Innovation with STYROFOAM™

1/19/2016

Rooted in Sustainable Technology, STYROFOAM™ Facilitates a Future of Innovation in the Building and Construction Industry Dow Building Solution...

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Dow Participates in White House and Private-Sector Commitment to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

10/20/2015

Announcement to eliminate higher-GWP HFCs in spray foam adhesive product lines underscores Dow Building Solutions' commitment to leading sustainabilit...

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STYROFOAM™ Insulation Products Achieve New Sustainability Milestone

8/13/2015

UL Environment Validates Products for 20% Pre-consumer Recycled Content Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NY...

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Dow and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Address Global Challenges in 2015

4/23/2015

Focusing on sanitation and affordable housing, the partnership will expand from 26 to 30 countries across five continents The Dow Chemical Company ...

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Dow Building Solutions Earns National Vendor Award

4/14/2015

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), was awarded the 2014 Building Product Vendor of the Year by ENAP, In...

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Dow Qualifies Commercial Quantities of FR-122P Polymeric Flame Retardant from ICL Industrial Products

2/19/2015

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), is pleased to announce the successful commercial quantity produc...

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TILE BOND™ Roof Tile Adhesive Receives UL Code Evaluation Report and Texas Department of Insurance (DOI) Approval

11/24/2014

Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, today announced TILE BOND™ Roof Tile Adhesive received UL Code Evaluatio...

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Dow Launches Building Industry’s First Low-Pressure Spray Foam that Performs Like High-Pressure Drum Foam

9/19/2014

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, today introduced its newest innovation that truly is a game-changer for the spray...

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Dow Produces First XPS Foam Material With New Sustainable Polymeric Flame Retardant in Europe

4/15/2014

Dow Building Solutions, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), has successfully produced its first STYROFOAM™ extruded polystyrene (XPS...

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“Designing Recovery” Competition Award Recipients Selected

10/3/2013

The American Institute of Architects (AIA), in partnership with Make It Right, St. Bernard Project, Architecture for Humanity and Dow Building Solutio...

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Dow Introduces New Ultra Air Barrier Wall System Solutions

8/14/2013

Continuing its dedication to working closely with industry professionals to deliver the right solutions for the right applications, Dow Building Solu...

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Dow Building Solutions and Designing Spaces† Partner to Assist With a Rebuilding Together Project for an Underprivileged Family in Florida

4/2/2013

As showcased on an upcoming three-part Designing Spaces† special “Spaces of Hope – Rebuilding Together” airing on Lifetime Te...

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Dow Earns Top Honor for Energy-Efficient Insulation Solution from Ontario Building Envelope Council

11/15/2012

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW ), announced today that the Ontario Building Envelope Council (OB...

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DOW™-KNIGHT CI System Receives Architectural Products’ Product Innovation Award

11/13/2012

Dow Building Solutions, a leading provider of energy saving solutions to the global commercial and residential construction industry, today anno...

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Dow Business Services Center Building Named 2012 “America’s Best Buildings of the Year” Winner

10/1/2012

Dow Building Solutions is proud to announce that the Dow Business Services Center Building was selected as a Merit Award recipient in the 2012 BUILDIN...

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Dow Building Solutions Insulation Products Receive Cradle to Cradle Certified Renewal

4/3/2012

Building insulation products from Dow Building Solutions have been recertified by the Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM program, a well-kno...

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First DOW™-KNIGHT CI-System Installation Completed Exceeds Contractor and Architect Expectations for Ease-of-Installation and Product Performance

2/29/2012

The DOW™-KNIGHT CI-System recently excelled in the first in-field use completed on the Kishwaukee College student center in Malta, Ill...

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DOW™-KNIGHT CI-Rain Screen System Meets Crucial Blast-testing Criteria

2/8/2012

Knight Wall Systems today announced that its DOW™-Knight CI-System rain screen system has passed shock-tube blast testing &...

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Dow Announces GREAT STUFF™ Multipurpose Black Insulating Foam Sealant Spanning Indoor and Outdoor Projects with One Simple and Efficient Solution

2/8/2017

Dow Building & Construction a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has announced the launch of its GREAT STUFF™ Multipurpos...

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Dow Announces Production of STYROFOAM™ Brand Insulation with Sustainable Polymeric Flame Retardant in Canada

11/17/2016

Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has announced it is now producing all STYROFOAM™ Brand Ext...

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Winter is no Longer a Construction Barrier With New Building Envelope Solution

11/2/2016

Introducing a durable, low-temperature solution for flexible construction flashing The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced the expansio...

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Dow Joins Smart Cities Council to Help Global Cities Become More Sustainable

9/30/2016

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it will join the Smart Cities Council, an alliance of companies collaborating to deliver fra...

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Dow Recognized for World-Class Customer Excellence

8/1/2016

Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), remains the only recipient of the prestigious “Partners of...

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Costeux Named Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers

4/19/2016

Stéphane Costeux, Ph.D., R&D fellow in Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has been elected a fellow...

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Dow Finds Moisture in Commonly Built Homes

3/21/2016

Breathable walls are not necessarily better walls. Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), challeng...

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75 Years of Innovation with STYROFOAM™ Infographic

2/29/2016

STYROFOAM™ Brand XPS has been part of Dow's commitment to sustainable chemistry innovations for the last 75 years and will expand this legacy we...

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Dow Celebrates 75 Years of Innovation with STYROFOAM™

1/19/2016

Rooted in Sustainable Technology, STYROFOAM™ Facilitates a Future of Innovation in the Building and Construction Industry Dow Building Solution...

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Dow Participates in White House and Private-Sector Commitment to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

10/20/2015

Announcement to eliminate higher-GWP HFCs in spray foam adhesive product lines underscores Dow Building Solutions' commitment to leading sustainabilit...

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STYROFOAM™ Insulation Products Achieve New Sustainability Milestone

8/13/2015

UL Environment Validates Products for 20% Pre-consumer Recycled Content Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NY...

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Dow Named Eleven Time Recipient of the Prestigious “A,A Partners of Choice” Award

8/3/2015

David Weekley Homes Recognizes Dow Building Solutions for Commitment in Quality and Service Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow...

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Jane Palmieri Announced as New Co-Chair to Lead Alliance to Save Energy’s Board

4/27/2015

The Alliance to Save Energy’s (Alliance) Board of Directors elected Jane Palmieri, business president of Dow Building and Construction at The...

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Dow and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Address Global Challenges in 2015

4/23/2015

Focusing on sanitation and affordable housing, the partnership will expand from 26 to 30 countries across five continents The Dow Chemical Company ...

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Dow Building Solutions Earns National Vendor Award

4/14/2015

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), was awarded the 2014 Building Product Vendor of the Year by ENAP, In...

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Imagine Homes Named First Dow Certified Outperformance Home + Solar Builder In North America

2/14/2015

The Dow Chemical Company along with Imagine Homes, a San Antonio-based homebuilder leading the nation in high performance, green building technology...

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TILE BOND™ Roof Tile Adhesive Receives UL Code Evaluation Report and Texas Department of Insurance (DOI) Approval

11/24/2014

Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, today announced TILE BOND™ Roof Tile Adhesive received UL Code Evaluatio...

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Dow Building Solutions Helps Bring Comfort and Lower Utility Bills to Local Builder’s Award Winning Home

9/30/2014

Dow Building Solutions is excited to announce that Cobblestone Homes, two-time winner of the Greatest Builder in the Great Lakes Bay Region, has been ...

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Dow Launches Building Industry’s First Low-Pressure Spray Foam that Performs Like High-Pressure Drum Foam

9/19/2014

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, today introduced its newest innovation that truly is a game-changer for the spray...

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Dow is Ten-Time Recipient of the Prestigious “Partners of Choice” Award

8/5/2014

Dow Building Solutions (DBS) was recognized once again with the highly coveted "Partners of Choice” Award from David Weekley Homes for its industry le...

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Dow Produces First XPS Foam Material With New Sustainable Polymeric Flame Retardant in Europe

4/15/2014

Dow Building Solutions, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), has successfully produced its first STYROFOAM™ extruded polystyrene (XPS...

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New Campaign Encourages Michigan Residents to Cut Down on Wasted Energy

1/10/2014

According to the U.S Energy Information Administration, Michigan households use 123 million Btu (British thermal unit, a traditional unit of energy) p...

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Dow Fellow Gary Parsons Named by Building Science Corporation As Industry Expert Contributor to BuildingScience.com

8/13/2013

Drawing on his 30-year career in the construction industry, Dow Fellow, Gary Parsons, will be featured as an “Industry Expert” sharing his insights on...

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Dow Building Solutions Recognized as the Only Nine-Time Consecutive Recipient of David Weekley Homes Prestigious “Partners of Choice” Award

7/29/2013

Today, Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a market-facing business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, was recognized again with the highly coveted "Partners...

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Dow Building Solutions and Designing Spaces† Partner to Assist With a Rebuilding Together Project for an Underprivileged Family in Florida

4/2/2013

As showcased on an upcoming three-part Designing Spaces† special “Spaces of Hope – Rebuilding Together” airing on Lifetime Te...

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Dow Collaborates with Homebuilder to Create Nation's First Residential Test Community for Ground-Breaking Building Science Study

3/26/2013

Grayhawk Homes has been named a 2013 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for its demonstrated efforts in promoting and constructing energy efficient ...

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Dow Collaborates with Homebuilder to Create Nation's First Residential Test Community for Ground-Breaking Building Science Study

1/22/2013

Science is enabling a new generation of energy efficient solutions for high-performance residential building. Dow Building Solutions, a business ...

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Dow Building Solutions and Marc Rutenberg Homes Team Up to Introduce First Zero Energy America Home in Tampa

12/4/2012

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW ), teamed up with Marc Rutenberg Homes on the Castaway I...

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Dow Building Solutions Participates in America’s First Green Building Theme Park

11/19/2012

Dow Building Solutions has teamed up with MainStreet America® (MSA), a new home and home product theme park, to help create the nation&r...

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Dow Earns Straight “A’s” For Quality and Service from David Weekley Homes

7/30/2012

Dow Building Solutions has earned straight A's in both Quality and Service from David Weekley Homes, winning the highly coveted "Partners o...

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Dow Building Solutions Insulation Products Receive Cradle to Cradle Certified Renewal

4/3/2012

Building insulation products from Dow Building Solutions have been recertified by the Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM program, a well-kno...

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Miller Homes And Dow Building Solutions Deconstruct Duplex to Educate Public About High Performing Homes

3/13/2012

Central New York builder, Miller Homes, announces the opening of a deconstructed duplex designed to educate the public and the industry on the im...

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A Top Home Improvement Project in Canada This Winter: Insulating Basements with STYROFOAM™ Brand XPS Insulation from Dow

1/13/2012

With eco ENERGY Retrofit rebate incentives from the Government of Canada,  projects such as finishing basements have already become one...

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Dow Participates in White House and Private-Sector Commitment to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

10/20/2015

Announcement to eliminate higher-GWP HFCs in spray foam adhesive product lines underscores Dow Building Solutions' commitment to leading sustainabilit...

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STYROFOAM™ Insulation Products Achieve New Sustainability Milestone

8/13/2015

UL Environment Validates Products for 20% Pre-consumer Recycled Content Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NY...

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Dow and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Address Global Challenges in 2015

4/23/2015

Focusing on sanitation and affordable housing, the partnership will expand from 26 to 30 countries across five continents The Dow Chemical Company ...

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Dow Building Solutions Earns National Vendor Award

4/14/2015

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), was awarded the 2014 Building Product Vendor of the Year by ENAP, In...

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TILE BOND™ Roof Tile Adhesive Receives UL Code Evaluation Report and Texas Department of Insurance (DOI) Approval

11/24/2014

Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, today announced TILE BOND™ Roof Tile Adhesive received UL Code Evaluatio...

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Dow Launches Building Industry’s First Low-Pressure Spray Foam that Performs Like High-Pressure Drum Foam

9/19/2014

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, today introduced its newest innovation that truly is a game-changer for the spray...

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Dow Produces First XPS Foam Material With New Sustainable Polymeric Flame Retardant in Europe

4/15/2014

Dow Building Solutions, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), has successfully produced its first STYROFOAM™ extruded polystyrene (XPS...

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New Campaign Encourages Michigan Residents to Cut Down on Wasted Energy

1/10/2014

According to the U.S Energy Information Administration, Michigan households use 123 million Btu (British thermal unit, a traditional unit of energy) p...

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Dow Fellow Gary Parsons Named by Building Science Corporation As Industry Expert Contributor to BuildingScience.com

8/13/2013

Drawing on his 30-year career in the construction industry, Dow Fellow, Gary Parsons, will be featured as an “Industry Expert” sharing his insights on...

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AWarehouseFull and The Dow Chemical Company Donate Building Materials for Restoration Efforts Following Hurricane Sandy

8/8/2013

Professional building tools and materials distributor AWarehouseFull is teaming up with The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), as part of a multi-pron...

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Dow Building Solutions and Designing Spaces† Partner to Assist With a Rebuilding Together Project for an Underprivileged Family in Florida

4/2/2013

As showcased on an upcoming three-part Designing Spaces† special “Spaces of Hope – Rebuilding Together” airing on Lifetime Te...

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Dow and Cobblestone Homes Redefine Renovation with Revitalize Home

1/10/2013

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW ), and Cobblestone Homes, a Great Lakes Bay Region home build...

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Dow Building Solutions Insulation Products Receive Cradle to Cradle Certified Renewal

4/3/2012

Building insulation products from Dow Building Solutions have been recertified by the Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM program, a well-kno...

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