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ThermoBuilt In The News


Department of Energy, United States of America 

"An Innovative Building System That Is Energy Efficient, Structurally Sound, and Easily Constructed"

Inventions & Innovations 2002


Professional Builder & Remodeler

"Foam Blocks Create Super Insulation"

— Professional Builder & Remodeler, August 1991


Gulf Currents

"Styrofoam Home Cuts Energy Bill"

— Gulf Currents, October 1990


The Times-Picayune

"Builder of Plastic Foam Block House Has Last Laugh Over Energy Efficiency"

— The Times Picayune, LA, October 1985



The Suncoast News

"Polystyrene Homes: Designed To Save Energy, Provide Healthier Setting"

— The Suncoast News, Real Estate & Homes, September 1991


Popular Mechanics Magazine

Carl (bottom left) and his patented EPS Insulation system featured in the Home Improvement-Problem Solver of the Month Section of 

Popular Mechanics Magazine, June 1992


"Patented 'Foam Home': Incredible Energy $aver!"

— Inventor's Digest, Carl on FRONT COVER & Inside, Jan/Feb 1990



"It's a Superhouse: Foam-Built Home Slashes Utility Bills; First Foam-Insulated Home in Louisiana."

The Times Picayune, LA, Residential Development, December 1984


Pasco Times

"His are The Homes That Foam Built"

—Carl shown above at job site; St. Petersburg Times, FL, Pasco County Edition, June 1989


St. Petersburg Times

 "There's No Place Like Foam - Carl Hebinck builds homes with polystyrene, the same material in ice chests.  Interest is heating up, he says."

—St. Petersburg Times, August 1991


The Tampa Tribune

"More Buyers Demand Energy Efficiency In Their New Homes"

The Tampa Tribune, Flair-Real Estate, August 2000

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