Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

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

Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by BASF Corporation – Neopor®
Continuing Education

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  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.


AAA 1 Learning Hour
May qualify for 1 AANB Learning Hour
AAPEI 1 Learning Hour
AIBC 1 Learning Hour
MAA 1 Learning Hour
May qualify for 1 NSAA Learning Hour
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA 1 Learning Hour
NLAA 1 Learning Hour
NWTAA 1 Learning Hour
This course is approved as a Structured Course
Approved for structured learning
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia
Approved for Core Learning
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course is approved as a Core Course
Course may quality for Learning Hours with NWTAA

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.