SPFA and SFC Jointly Publish New Guidance Document for SPF and Termites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Richard Duncan
SPFA Technical Director
rickduncan@sprayfoam.org

SPFA and SFC Jointly Publish New Guidance Document for SPF and Termites

October 9, 2017 - Today the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the ACC-CPI Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) published their new guidance document entitled "Spray Foam Insulation and Termites".  This document was developed by a collaborative effort through a termite task group within SPFA's Building Envelope Committee and the SFC's Research Workgroup.

This document addresses questions pertaining to inspection for, and treatment of, potential termite infestations in buildings using SPF insulation.  It provides basic information about termite identification, inspection and treatment methods as well as discusses the important of air-sealing and insulation of critical areas using SPF.  It also presents code-compliant solutions to address these concerns.

This document can be downloaded from the SPFA website at no cost at: http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips

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SPFA believes that the path to a healthful, safe, high-quality and performing SPF installation travels through the hands of a knowledgeable, trained, experienced, and ideally PCP-certified professional contractor.