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Philadelphia, PA - Technologies, Design Considerations and Green Building
Moisture Control and More with Spray Foam Insulation

GBCI: 0920014461

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Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
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About

In the design of building enclosures an emerging alternative is
the use of spray foam insulation as exterior continuous insulation
featuring the ability to resist heat, water, vapor and air movement in
an uninterrupted, continuous performance installation. A significant
outcome is the control of moisture mechanisms in buildings.
How spray foam insulation’s water resistive, air barrier and
insulation characteristics help to control moisture is examined in
detail. That it is a proven option that offers such performance in
addition to allowing for design freedom and flexible installation is
also discussed.

Objectives

  1. Investigate the use of spray foam insulation to achieve multiple performance traits in one product, including thermal, air, and water resistance.
  2. Identify the characteristics of high-performance continuously spray foam insulated exterior wall assemblies in relation to bulk water control.
  3. Explore how the air barrier and insulation performance characteristics of spray foam insulation can improve wall durability by controlling and preventing moisture issues from occurring in exterior walls.
  4. Assess the ability of spray foam insulation to be installed in a variety of design environments and considerations.

Series

This course is a part of the following series:
Philadelphia, PA - Technologies, Design Considerations and Green Building

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Created by

Icynene Corporation


Leaders

John Broniek

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