Start Date: 10/19/2021 12:00 PM EDT
End Date: 10/19/2021 1:00 PM EDT
Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
2021 SPFA CONTRACTOR WEBINAR SERIES:
Decoding Ignition and Thermal Barriers for SPF
Executive Director, Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
This AIA-approved webinar will present, in detail, the ICC model building code requirements for ignition and thermal barriers used with foam plastic insulation. Specifically, it will include the following topics,
•Why Do Codes Require Thermal or Ignition Barriers?
•What is a Thermal Barrier?
•Where are Thermal Barriers Needed?
•What is an Ignition Barrier?
•Fire Testing Methods
•Inspection and Verification
•Application Examples per Model Building Code
Rick has served as the SPFA Executive Director since September 2020, after 13 years as the Technical Director for SPFA. As a licensed professional engineer, he has experience in building science, mechanical and architectural engineering. Prior to working at SPFA, Rick was the global portfolio director for new product development with CertainTeed and Saint-Gobain Insulation, and was a visiting assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Bucknell University.