Many builders choose spray-foam insulation for their energy-efficient building projects. Spray foam has advantages over fibrous insulation materials, but it also has disadvantages. This lesson explains the main spray-foam types and their installation methods. The lesson also compares spray-foam’s energy-performance to that of fibrous insulation. You’ll learn the following.

  • How to identify the different types of spray-foam insulation.
  • How to choose spray-foam for various types of projects.
  • How to inspect for common spray-foam installation defects.
  • How to recognize when spray-foam insulation isn’t the best choice for your building project.