Guidance on the Removal and Disposal of High-Pressure Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation
This document is intended to help individuals understand what factors to consider when removing high-pressure SPF insulation from buildings, including wall cavities and the undersides of roofs and floors. It discusses practices to help ensure SPF is removed properly, techniques for removal, and SPF disposal/clean-up considerations. (March 2016)
Guidance on Ventilation During Installation of Interior Applications of High-Pressure Spray Polyurethane Foam
This document provides general guidance on ventilation during installation of interior applications of SPF in new residences and buildings and during renovation and weatherization projects in existing homes and buildings. (March 2016)
Spray Polyurethane Foam Design Guidance: Insulation and Air Barrier Requirements of the 2012 I-Codes
This guidance document, developed by the Spray Foam Coalition and the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing, provides building designers with easy-to-use information about spray polyurethane foam (SPF) for use as wall and roof insulation and as an air barrier. Air barrier information and R-value requirements for commercial and residential buildings complying with the 2012 IECC and 2012 IgCC are provided. (booklet version)
Guidance on Sampling Techniques for the Inspection of Installed Spray Polyurethane Foam
This document is intended for inspectors that are familiar with Spray Polyurethane Foam to provide general guidance and present techniques that can be used for the inspection and sampling of SPF insulation projects, with an emphasis on observation and physical sampling.
Guidance on Best Practices for the Installation of SPF
The SPF Installation Guidance is intended to provide an overview of best practices to help professional installers use SPF effectively and efficiently to insulate homes and commercial buildings. It discusses considerations for the use and handling of materials as well as steps that help make the jobsite safe and secure. It also addresses health and safety hazards and offers steps to avoid potential issues. Steps and tips for installing, measuring, and inspecting SPF are included to supplement those offered by manufacturers. | (Spanish)
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