Site will manufacture ArmorBuiltTM fire-resistant wrap for wooden utility poles
The site will manufacture ArmorBuilt™ fire-resistant wrap for wooden utility poles. Hexion Inc. intends to expand its Portland, Oregon, manufacturing site to support its recently-launched ArmorBuilt fire-resistant wrap, which, the company states, can greatly improve fire protection when applied to wood utility poles and help protect vital community infrastructure.
As our nation and the global community grapple with climate change, mounting attention is focusing on the impact of the built community. The building sector’s outsized contribution to greenhouse gas emissions is estimated to be a whopping 40%.
Created by Oracle in collaboration with curators, ‘Future of Energy,’ aims to help visitors better understand how they use energy, ways to conserve it, and their role in building a clean energy future. On view through July 6, 2022, “FUTURES” is the Smithsonian’s first major building-wide exploration of the future.
Climate and resource protection are some of the most pressing issues for our future world. There is a common misconception that building materials—such as polycarbonate translucent panels—cannot be sustainable.