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Understanding Spray Foam Insulation in Building Design - AIA Course

Understanding Spray Foam Insulation in Building Design (AIA2K391)

Course Overview:

Participants will gain an overall understanding of spray foam insulation.


AIA approved course. Qualifies for 1.0 LU/HSW hour.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the characteristics, components and what makes a quality SPF product.
  • Discuss building benefits using spray insulation.
  • Learn about sustainability; where energy is lost in conventional insulation systems, review energy analysis and case studies of buildings.
  • Understand air leakage and what causes it.
  • Review ICC and IRC building codes.
  • Discuss how to achieve R-value in building design and the difference of thermal barriers and ignition barriers.
  • Review PDS and product evaluation reports.

Facilitator Qualifications:

All Gaco Architectural Representatives, CES Facilitators, have a devoted interest in the educational development of the professional design community. Each representative has a vast knowledge of the professional design process and numerous years dedicated to the construction industry.

Method of Delivery:

The CES facilitator will utilize a PowerPoint, or overhead presentation, to provide an in depth yet interactive discussion based on the learning objectives for this program.

Audio/Visual required:

Electrical power and a screen for the projector or overhead projector.

Cost to participants:

There is no cost to bring this program into your firm or chapter meeting.

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