Many builders choose spray-foam insulation for their energy-efficient building projects. Spray foam has advantages over conventional insulation materials, but it also has disadvantages. This lesson covers the main spray-foam types, their installation methods, and compares spray-foam’s energy-performance to conventional insulation materials. You’ll learn the following.
- How to identify the different types of spray-foam insulation.
- How to choose spray-foam for energy-efficiency characteristics.
- 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.