The Money Pit
Plastics Make it Possible® has partnered with The Money Pit, a nationally syndicated radio program on home improvement, to highlight the many ways plastics can help us keep the environment in mind when we’re designing or renovating our homes. From plastic insulation that reduces heating and cooling costs, to beautiful, durable recycled plastic building products, plastics make it easy to add value to our homes while contributing to sustainability.
Meet the Hosts
Do you have a question about home improvement? Hosts Tom Kraeutler and Leslie Segrete are ready to answer.Read More
Help Save Energy and Reduce Waste with Innovative Plastic Home Improvement Products
Looking for ways to improve energy efficiency and reduce waste and water use? Plus maybe save some money and lighten your environmental footprint? You may be surprised how home improvement products made with plastics can help in so many ways. Here are some examples of products and projects that can make a difference…Read More
Helpful Tips and Energy Savers
Building with Recycled PlasticsNovember 15 is America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling. It’s a great reminder to incorporate more plastics recycling (and other materials) into your daily routine and to look for home building products made with recycled plastics, so your home improvements can help you contribute to sustainability year-round. Many of…
Energy-Saving Home Improvement Ideas to Lighten Your Environmental FootprintOctober is Energy Awareness Month, so now’s a great time to look into making some energy saving upgrades to your home. Whether your home is old or new, it pays to look for opportunities to reduce your environmental footprint and your energy bills. Today there’s a wide variety of modern building products made with lightweight,…
DIY Insulation Tips for Year-Round Energy SavingsHeating and cooling account for 44 percent of energy used in the average U.S. home, according to the Department of Energy. Unfortunately, much of that energy is wasted due to inefficient heating and cooling systems, bad habits and poor insulation. And wasted energy leads to wasted money on your home energy bills. The good news…
What is Spray Foam?
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Ways to Save Energy
Home Energy Efficiency
Improved Indoor Environment
Tax Credits and Rebates
Soy Used in Spray Foam Insulation
Energy Savings in Side-By-Side Homes
Spray Foam Helps Achieve a Net Zero Home Energy Bill
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Professor Plastics: So… Just What Does R-value Really Mean?
Most of us likely are familiar with the insulation term “R-value.” But I suspect many of us don’t know precisely what it means. Click here and let Professor Plastics tell you all about it.