[image_0]Hennekens highlighted the contribution of polyurethane high performance insulation to the renovation of Europe's building stock. Cost-effective solutions are already largely available today. However, long-term renovation roadmaps are of paramount importance to realise the full potential of building renovation, provide confidence to investors and allow the construction value chain to adjust. "Over the past years, the PU industry has invested significant amounts of money to respond to increasing demand. This is a clear indication that building refurbishment truly stimulates growth and job creation, he concluded. The general assembly also elected Ilkka Pohjoismäki and Zsolt Málik as association Vice-Presidents with a similar mandate. Pohjoismäki is the Managing Director of SPU Systems Oy, Finland, whereas Málik is Director MDI Sales at BorsodChem, Hungary.