Sprayed Polyurethane Foam for Air Barrier Application

This three-day program is designed for the experienced SPF installer to learn how to install SPF as a complete air barrier system in commercial buildings. Attendees will have the opportunity to install self-adhered membranes and SPF in a mock-up setting that simulates typical commercial wall construction.

This course will cover:

  • Building Codes
  • Building Science
  • Fundamentals of the building enclosure
  • Plans & Specifications
  • Air barrier system key requirements
  • SPF Material
  • Substrate preparation & conditions
  • SPF installation
  • Self-Adhered membrane installation
  • Material Selection
  • Continuity & Compatibility
  • Testing & Inspections
  • Documentation & Reporting
  • SPF Chemistry
  • Troubleshooting

Will this course prepare me to take an exam for any certifications?

At the end of the course, the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) certification exam will be offered to those interested in obtaining their ABAA certification. ABAA certification requires that installers have a minimum of 1000 hours of SPF installation, and a total of 3000 hours related work experience.

What’s the duration?

This 3-day course takes place during one week (typically Tuesday-Thursday).

What’s the cost? How can I pay?

The investment for this course is $1495 for non ABAA members or $995 for ABAA members. Payment is accepted by check, VISA or Mastercard. You can enter this information on the registration form when you sign up for your course.

When’s the next course?

Please check our Training Course Calendar for the next scheduled courses.

Cancellation policy

Building Professionals Training reserves the right to cancel with a minimum 7 days notice. We recommend that travel arrangements be made once training is confirmed as proceeding. Students who cancel their registration with less than 5 days notice will not receive a refund.

General Information/ Disclaimers

For contractors seeking to be licensed with the ABAA, it is a requirement that all contractors employ one Quality Assurance Program administrator. This 3 hour training is offered in the evening at our SPF installer training courses, and your installer can attend both training sessions, i.e. installer during the day and Quality Assurance in the evening.