PFB Sustainability

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Plasti-Fab’s Lebanon Ohio facility wins Go Green Recycling Award for Sustainability

The Warren County Solid Waste Management District has awarded Plasti-Fab’s Lebanon Ohio operation as the recipient of the Go Green Warren County Contest for 2014. In this contest the Lebanon Manufacturing Facility was given the award for their recycling efforts, as the amount of waste their plant delivered to the landfill was considerably lower than other facilities in the area.



Plasti-Fab’s Polymer Plant receives GE “Proof not Promises” Award

Energy and environmental solutions provider GE Power & Water Technologies recently presented Plasti-Fab’s Polymer Plant with the “Proof Not Promises” award. “Proof Not Promises” is a category of GE’s customer awards that are given to companies based on successfully implementing efficiency improvements; recognizing them for significantly improving industrial operational performance.



Plasti-Fab Storm Water Management Makes Headlines

Plasti-Fab‘s brand new storm water management features are getting national attention! On October 11th municipal water and waste water managers from across the country came to the site to check out their 2 new rain gardens and infiltration gallery that will divert up to 20,500L from storm sewers every year..



Insulspan Wins green building category in the bsc 2011 Excellence in home design awards

Blissfield-based Structural Insulating Panel System home manufacturer Insulspan, Incorporated received a national home building accolade with its Lakeside Green Cottage, capturing First Place, Green building using SIPs in the 2011 BSC Excellence in Home Design and Marketing Awards program. The honor was awarded by the Building Systems Councils (BSC) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)—a trade association that represents the concrete, log, modular, and panelized building system industries—at their annual awards program on November 8, 2010.



Insulspan Wins Excellence in Home Design

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS AWARDS INSULSPAN WITH EXCELLENCE IN HOME DESIGN AWARD

Insulspan has received the Excellence in Home Design Award in the Green Panelized Home category of the BSC Excellence in Home Design and Marketing Awards program. Insulspan received the award for the Blunk residence in Batavia, Il., a project that used Insulspan SIPS, Advantage ICFs and Plastispan under-slab insulation to create the tight building envelope required to achieve a "one-watt house” – a home that uses only one watt of energy for every finished square foot. The awards are given annually by the Building Systems Councils (BSC), an arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and judged by a panel of industry experts. Winners were announced at an awards luncheon in Marco Island, Fla., held in conjunction with the BSC SHOWCASE – the leading trade show and conference for the systems-built housing industry. Learn more about Sustainable Industries here.



Energy Value Housing Award

INSULSPAN AND FIRESIDE HOMES WIN ENERGY VALUE HOUSING AWARD

Fireside Homes, according to the EVHA judges, "Appears to be doing everything it can (that is economically feasable) to design, build and market an excellent home." The company;s attention to detail in site planning, pre-construction energy anaylsis and the construction process resulted in an exceptionally tight home and a noteworthy HERS index. Learn more about Insulspan's EVH award.



BSC Excellence in Home Design

INSULSPAN WINS BSC AWARD

Insulspan®, one of North America’s leading manufacturers of structural insulated panels (SIPs), has received the Excellence in Design Award in the Green Panelized Home category of the BSC Excellence in Home Design and Marketing Awards program. The awards are given annually by the Building Systems Councils (BSC), a trade association that represents the concrete, log, modular, and panelized building system industries, and is an arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Learn more about Insulspan's BSC award.



SIPA Design Excellence Award

INSULSPAN RECEIVES SIPA DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARD

An impressive energy approach utilizing SIPS. Use of 10" SIPS for the walls. Implemented passive solar techniques. Structure solutions were direct and honest. Learn more about Insulspan's SIPA Design award.



Energy Value Housing Awards

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS AWARD RIVERBEND TIMBER FRAMING GOLD

A timber-panel home, designed by Riverbend and built by Fireside Home Construction won a Gold Medal in the cold climate, custom design home category in the NAHB Energy Value Housing Awards.