This course focuses on the use of Spray polyurethane insulation (SPF) in regard to fire safety and testing requirements. Emphasis is placed on code compliance when using a spray foam material building insulation. This course will also discuss the key differences between thermal barriers versus ignition barriers and the importance of these differences when determining the proper product to use.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what spray polyurethane insulation (SPF) is, including how it is produced and used in buildings.
  • Analyze the rationale behind thermal barriers and instances where ignition barriers are allowed.
  • Examine code compliance issues of SPF related to fire safety and fire testing methods used.
  • Review application examples that meet model building code requirements.

Pre-Requisite: None