Deep Dive into Foam Insulation
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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
8:30 – 10:30 am CST
Daniel A. Huard
The chemistry and physics of foam insulation
Rigid foam insulation types and applications for them
• Expanded polystyrene (EPS), extruded polystyrene (XPS), and polyisocyanurate (ISO)
Spray foam insulation types and applications:
• Benefits and drawbacks of closed and open cell foam
Foam insulation costs and lifecycle analysis
Sustainability of foam insulation
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.2 CEUs (Building)
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Daniel A. Huard
Co-Founder and Principal of Humann Building Solutions, LLC in Las Vegas, NV
Mr. Huard received a Mechanical Engineering degree from Niagara College and Bachelor and Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Planning degrees from SUNY at Buffalo. He holds multiple professional accreditations including LEED AP O+M as well as LEED AP BD+C from Green Business Certification Inc. He was elevated to LEED Fellow in 2017 and additionally is a WELL Faculty member. Mr. Huard’s professional expertise has contributed to numerous domestic and international High Performance Building, Sustainable and Restorative Development projects as well as international events including Greenbuild, WaterBuild, Global Health & Wellness Summit, Living Future unConference, WaterSmart Innovations, Advanced Energy Conference, Energy Management Congress, CAPAC and G2E to name a few. Humann Building Solutions focuses on all aspects of green building and development globally including professional program and project management, construction management, green building consulting, ASHRAE-ANSI Accredited Commissioning Provision, WELL Health-Safety Rating in addition to building certifications, operational optimization, project validation, investment grade auditing, net zero and net positive systems designs and implementations.
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Course Title: Deep Dive into Foam Insulation
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course takes a deep dive into foam insulation, including types and applications, basic foam chemistry and physics, rigid and spray foam, lifecycle analysis, and sustainability.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss and reference the chemistry and physics of how various types of foam insulation work.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to discuss and reference types of rigid foam and describe applications for expanded polystyrene (EPS), extruded polystyrene (XPS), and polyisocyanurate foam (ISO).
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss and reference applications for closed cell and open cell spray foam insulation and describe the impact on the energy efficiency of a space.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to analyze and explain the cost, lifecycle and sustainability of foam insulation.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Some experience with design and construction
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 12/09/2024
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