Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

Spray-Applied Glass Fiber Insulation

Sponsored by Monoglass® Incorporated
Continuing Education

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

  1. List components of spray-applied glass fiber insulation and discuss installation method of this product.
  2. Identify situations where spray-applied glass fiber would add value to a project.
  3. Justify the use of this product for thermal and acoustic control based on benefits and competitive advantages.
  4. Explain potential LEED credits and environmental credentials of both glass fiber and binder.



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Thanks to the recent launch of the USGBC Center for Green Schools in October 2010, as well as the unfortunate curbing of education funds, there has been a greater emphasis on developing effective models for sustainable, energy-saving public schools in districts around the country.  Learn how architects are achieving these goals through resourceful case studies that include both new construction and renovation/addition projects in urban and suburban contexts.  Issues of budget, design, materials, adaptive reuse, processes, neighborhood engagement, and attaining LEED for Schools or the equivalent will all be addressed during the topical presentations.

Spray-Applied Glass Fiber Insulation.

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