A Case for Continuous Insulation: Building Science, Market Demand, and Common Sense

Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by BASF Corporation – Neopor®

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the building science principles behind thermal comfort.
  2. Review thermal resistance of assemblies vs. materials.
  3. Explain practical solutions for working with continuous insulation.
  4. Define the existing third-party tests that can be used to evaluate the performance of wall assemblies.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
AIBD
1 AIBD P-CE
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NSAA
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course is approved as a Core Course
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia
This test is no longer available for credit

By 2050, the Earth is expected to have 9 billion people living on it. Managing our resources today is more important than ever before. The name of the game is being able to achieve more using fewer resources.

Photo of neopor foamboard.

Image courtesy of BASF Corporation


At BASF, we create more than just chemicals - we create chemistry. The chemistry in graphite-enhanced Neopor® makes buildings more energy efficient, thus protecting our environment and reducing tenant costs for years to come. Neopor® is an advanced rigid thermal insulation material available world-wide that allows architects to design high performance building envelopes while still meeting client budget expectations. Neopor® is truly an innovation in insulation. www.neopor.basf.us

 

Originally published in September 2017

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