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Spray Foam Coalition



The Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) was formed under the Center for Polyurethanes Industry (CPI). The SFC is a dynamic organization of companies that produce and sell polyurethane spray foam insulation systems and the chemicals and equipment necessary for their use. The SFC champions the use of spray polyurethane foam in U.S. building and construction applications by promoting its benefits, providing a forum to help shape public policy on issues critical to the industry, and supporting the safe manufacture, transport and application of spray polyurethane foam (SPF).

More Information about SPF

To learn more about the benefits of spray foam, please visit www.whysprayfoam.org. To learn more about SPF health and safety, visit www.spraypolyurethane.org.

Join Us!

To learn more about becoming a member of the SFC, please contact Justin Koscher at Justin_Koscher@americanchemistry.com. To view a list of SFC members, click here.

» Spray Foam Quarterly Statistics Program Now Available For Purchase 

The SFC has launched a quarterly statistical data program for high-pressure spray polyurethane foam products to provide business statistics about the sector.

More information and order forms can be found here.

Resources:

  • Why Spray Polyurethane Foam
    An infographic that highlights energy efficiency and other benefits of using spray polyurethane foam (SPF).

  • Success Stories
    Learn how different constructions used spray polyurethane foam to renovate and improve the buildings’ insulation.

  • Guidance Documents
    On this page, find guidance documents on insulation and air barrier requirements of the 2012 I-codes; sampling techniques for the inspection of installed spray polyurethane foam; ventilation during installation of interior applications of high-pressure spray polyurethane foam; and best practices for the installation of spray polyurethane foam.

  • Spray Foam Coalition Code of Conduct
    In 2014, all active Spray Foam Coalition systems house members created and signed a Code of Conduct.  This is the first commitment of its kind in the SPF industry. It reflects the member companies’ commitment to the continuous improvement in health, safety and product stewardship of spray polyurethane foam products.

  • Value of Certification for SPF Installation
    This infographic explains a spray polyurethane foam installation certification for homeowners, spray foam installers, as well as architects and builders. Click on the link to learn more about the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance’s Professional Certification Program.

  • Energy Savings Found from Spray Foam in Side-by-Side Construction
    As the use of SPF insulation is increasing in both new and existing homes, prospective users often ask the question: “How much can SPF impact my heating and cooling costs?” This paper summarizes a recent study and found that the use of SPF to create unvented attics can improve air-sealing and significantly reduce energy usage, which in turn reduces heating and cooling cost.

  • Spray Polyurethane Foam: Benefits for Passive Houses
    The Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) provided the Spray Foam Coalition an opportunity to publish a document in the PHIUS newsletter on spray polyurethane foam to convey some reasons why SPF can be an excellent choice for Passive Houses

  • Presentation on Unvented Attics: Application Guidelines Before, During and After Installation
    The Spray Foam Coalition developed and has presented this presentation to audiences interested in learning more about spray foam in unvented attics. It includes guidelines from the design considerations through the application and the final test-out.

  • Air Sealing with Spray Foam: Common Leakage Points in Homes
    As much as 40 percent of a building’s energy is lost due to air infiltration. Gaps, holes and air leaks can make energy bills unnecessarily high. This document shows pictorially how spray foam can help seal a home and prevent common air leaks.

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