Rigid Foams: Understanding the Advantages of Molded Insulation and Geofoam

Rigid Foams: Understanding the Advantages of Molded Insulation and Geofoam

to take this course

Rigid foam insulations are available in many product and system configurations offering optimum performance for all types of building applications. In this one hour course, rigid foam insulation will be discussed with an emphasis on polystyrene foams and their specifications. Environmental factors and product comparisons will be provided. Physical properties and field performance will be examined, including a review of the factors that affect R-value.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Define types of rigid foam insulations used in construction
  2. Identify the environmental impact of rigid foam insulations
  3. Describe how age, temperature, and moisture affect R-value to ensure energy efficiency
  4. Explain the appropriate specifications for insulation and geofoam to best protect the structure and its occupants
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
AFM07A
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion