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Lapolla Industries Selects Delahunt Group and 9.8 Group for Government Affairs to Maximize Opportunities in Favorable Regulatory Environment

Board of Directors Chairman Richard Kurtz Completes Equity Conversion for $1.48MM in Common Stock

Houston, TX – December 3, 2014 – Today Lapolla Industries, Inc. announced it had retained the services of Delahunt Group and 9.8 Group to assist in government affairs outreach. Lapolla, a Houston-based manufacturer and global supplier of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings, and equipment designed to reduce energy consumption in the residential, industrial and commercial markets, initiated the engagement of Delahunt Group and 9.8 Group at an opportune time due to favorable regulatory environment for its low-HFC foam insulation system, the first of its kind in the marketplace.

In September, Lapolla’s pioneering efforts in eco-friendly, energy saving building materials were noted by the White House when the company was named an official private sector partner of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. As part of that program, Lapolla pledged to shift its full product line to low-HFC by 2016, while among other Executive Actions, President Obama issued an order for all federal agencies to consider and show preference to low-HFC alternatives during their procurement process. As a result of Lapolla’s first-mover status in the industry, Lapolla remains the only company today with its next generation third party tested and approved wall foam system that uses the Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent available for use. Solstice® LBA is nonflammable, has received EPA approval under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program and is not a volatile organic compound.

“Our investments in innovative, next generation products are positioned to bear fruit in meaningful ways,” said Douglas Kramer, Chief Executive Officer of Lapolla Industries. “This partnership with Delahunt Group and 9.8 Group will allow us to access new customers, better articulate our value proposition to government audiences, and maximize the opportunity presented by the current regulatory environment.”

Additionally, Lapolla announced Richard J. Kurtz, Chairman of Lapolla’s Board of Directors and principal stockholder, made an investment in the Company by exchanging $1,485,212 principal and accrued interest of a promissory note made by the Company to Mr. Kurtz. The purchase price for each Lapolla share is based on the closing price of the Company’s common stock as of December 1, 2014 ($0.38 per share). The number of shares purchased as a result of this equity conversion is 3,908,453 shares.

“The execution of this equity conversion is an indicator of my continued confidence in the underlying fundamentals and long-term potential of Lapolla,” said Richard J. Kurtz, Chairman of the Board and principal shareholder. “Whether innovative products, a favorable regulatory landscape, or the continuing shift of market trends towards our core product lines, Lapolla is particularly well-positioned for meaningful future growth.”

Lapolla’s foam products include spray foam insulation for residential and commercial perimeter walls, crawl spaces and attic space applications. The company also supplies spray foam and elastomeric coatings for low slope residential and commercial roofing. Lapolla supplies polyurethane as an adhesive for board stock insulation to roofing substrates for commercial and industrial applications as well as sundry items.

About Lapolla Industries, Inc.
Lapolla Industries, Inc. is a global supplier, and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings, and equipment, designed to reduce energy consumption in residential, industrial and commercial markets, for both new construction and retrofit applications. More information at www.lapolla.com.

Forward Looking Statements
Statements made in this press release that are not historical facts constitute “forward-looking statements”. Any such forward-looking statements should be considered in context with various disclosures made by Company about its business. All information herein is as of date hereof. Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement.

Lapolla Contacts:
Douglas J. Kramer, CEO and President
Michael T. Adams, EVP
(281) 219-4700

Media Relations Contact:
Phil Walotsky
MWW
(212) 704-9727
pwalotsky@mww.com

Lapolla Industries Partners with Honeywell and Purdue University to Incorporate FOAM-LOK 2000-4G into Net-Zero Energy Home Project

 

Installation at Purdue University Demonstrates Lapolla’s Expansion of Environmentally Advantaged Offerings, Being the First Globally to Offer the Industries’ Latest Technology

 

Houston, TX, September 12, 2014Lapolla Industries, Inc. (“Lapolla”) (OTCQB: LPAD), a Houston-based global supplier and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings, and equipment designed to reduce energy consumption in the residential, industrial and commercial markets announced today that it has partnered with Honeywell and Purdue University to incorporate Lapolla’s 4th generation wall foam insulation into Purdue’s ReNEWW Net-Zero Home Project.

Lapolla’s FOAM-LOK 2000-4G incorporates Honeywell’s Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA), which causes closed-cell spray foam insulation to expand and provides the majority of the foam’s superior insulating properties. Lapolla recently announced they were the first globally to offer an approved wall foam system with 4th generation technology. FOAM-LOK 2000-4G was used to retrofit a residential home in West Lafayette, Ind. marking the first time their next generation technology would be used in a wall foam system in the United States. Whirlpool Corp. has also recently adopted Honeywell’s foam blowing agent technology in their U.S.-based refrigerator manufacturing for high-efficiency appliances.

Whirlpool Corp. and Purdue University have worked together to transform this 2800 square foot home built in 1928 into a net-zero energy home that will house a world-class research laboratory.

“At Lapolla, we are excited to partner with Whirlpool Corp. and Honeywell to offer Purdue University the latest in insulation cutting edge technology,” said Doug Kramer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lapolla Industries. “We strive to be environmentally conscious and incorporate green alternatives into our offerings; we look forward to revolutionizing the industry with our latest technology.”

Solstice LBA is a next-generation blowing agent from Honeywell that not only improves foam performance, but also delivers environmental benefits including enhanced energy efficiency. Solstice LBA has an ultra-low global warming potential of 1, which is 99.9 percent lower than today’s most commonly-used blowing agent, HFC-245fa, a hydrofluorocarbon, while retaining its insulating performance. Solstice LBA is nonflammable, has received EPA approval under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program and is not a volatile organic compound.

Lapolla’s foam products include spray foam insulation for residential and commercial perimeter walls, crawl spaces and attic space applications. The Company also supplies spray foam and elastomeric coatings for low slope residential and commercial roofing. Lapolla supplies polyurethane as an adhesive for board stock insulation to roofing substrates for commercial and industrial applications as well as sundry items.

 

About Lapolla Industries, Inc.

Lapolla Industries, Inc. is a global supplier, and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings, and equipment, designed to reduce energy consumption in the residential, industrial and commercial markets, for both new construction and retrofit applications. More information is available at www.lapolla.com.

 

About Honeywell

Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com.

Forward Looking Statements

Statements made in this press release that are not historical facts constitute “forward-looking statements” pursuant to Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such forward-looking statements should be considered in context with various disclosures made by Company about its business. All information herein is as of date hereof. Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement.

Corporate Contacts:

Douglas J. Kramer, President/CEO
Harvey L. Schnitzer, COO
Michael T. Adams, CGO
Charles A. Zajaczkowski, CFO
Lapolla Industries, Inc.
Phone: 281-219-4100
Email: info@lapolla.com

Lapolla Industries is the First Nationally to Incorporate Honeywell’s Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent for Spray Foam Wall Insulation

Installation at Purdue University Demonstrates Lapolla’s
Expansion of Environmentally Advantaged Offerings with Solstice LBA

Houston, TX, July 28, 2014 – Lapolla Industries, Inc. (“Lapolla”) (OTCQB: LPAD), a Houston-based global supplier and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings, and equipment designed to reduce energy consumption in the residential, industrial and commercial markets announced today that it is the first company nationally to develop the technology and commercially release Honeywell’s new Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) in spray foam insulation wall system in the USA.

Solstice LBA allows Lapolla closed-cell spray foam insulation to expand and contribute to the foam’s superior insulating properties. Solstice LBA is a next-generation blowing agent from Honeywell that not only improves foam performance, but also delivers environmental benefits including enhanced energy efficiency. Solstice LBA has an ultra-low global warming potential of 1, which is 99.9 percent lower than today’s most commonly-used blowing agent, HFC-245fa, a hydrofluorocarbon, while retaining its insulating performance. Solstice LBA is nonflammable, has received EPA approval under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program and is not a volatile organic compound.

“At Lapolla, we are environmentally conscious and incorporate green alternatives into our offerings,” said Doug Kramer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lapolla Industries. “We are pleased to be the first in the U.S. to incorporate Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent into our spray foam for walls, and we are confident that our foam, which has always been cutting edge, is fully credentialed and now one step above the rest of our peers. The product will soon be available globally.”

The next high profile installation of Lapolla’s leading edge wall system formulated with Solstice LBA will take place at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Lapolla will use its FOAM-LOK spray foam blown with Solstice LBA to retrofit an off-campus 1920’s vintage home that researchers are transforming into a net-zero energy, water and waste structure and live-in laboratory. It marks the first time Solstice LBA will be employed in a wall system of a university in the United States. Researchers from Purdue University and Whirlpool Corporation will be monitoring the home’s energy usage after the spray foam wall installation to demonstrate its efficiency.

Lapolla’s foam products include spray foam insulation for residential and commercial perimeter walls, crawl spaces and attic space applications. The Company also supplies spray foam and elastomeric coatings for low slope residential and commercial roofing. Lapolla supplies polyurethane as an adhesive for board stock insulation to roofing substrates for commercial and industrial applications as well as sundry items.

“Solstice LBA provides builders and contractors with significant performance and environmental benefits in closed-cell spray foam wall and roof systems at costs that are competitive with other blowing agents,” said Laura Reinhard, Honeywell’s global business manager for spray foam. “Our collaboration with Lapolla allows us to provide wall-to-wall benefits for commercial and residential architects, builders and renovators. Lapolla’s best in class spray foam coupled with their national and international reach makes them an ideal partner to launch Solstice LBA for use in foam wall systems.”

About Lapolla Industries, Inc.
Lapolla Industries, Inc. is a global supplier, and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings, and equipment, designed to reduce energy consumption in the residential, industrial and commercial markets, for both new construction and retrofit applications. More information is available at www.lapolla.com.

About Honeywell
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com.

Forward Looking Statements
Statements made in this press release that are not historical facts constitute “forward-looking statements” pursuant to Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such forward-looking statements should be considered in context with various disclosures made by Company about its business. All information herein is as of date hereof. Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement.

Corporate Contacts:
Douglas J. Kramer, CEO
Harvey L. Schnitzer, COO
Michael T. Adams, CGO
Charles A. Zajaczkowski, CFO
Lapolla Industries, Inc.
Phone: 281-219-4100
Email: info@lapolla.com

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