USGBC NF Technical Forums: Understanding Spray Polyurethane Foam in Building Design

  • Tuesday, October 08, 2013
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Stellar (Commercial Building) 3015 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, FL


  • This is the price of this event for members only
  • This is the non-Chapter member rate.

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USGBC NF Technical Forums:  Understanding Spray Polyurethane Foam in Building Design

Please join us as Brittany M. Humphrey discusses polyurethane foam in building design, including the importance of air sealing in today’s insulation system.

Lunch provided.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will gain a better understanding of what spray foam insulation is.

  • Chemical components and reaction process
  • Building design 
  • Quality SPF product
  • Open Cell vs Closed Cell in building design 
  • Energy saving benefits. R-value, air sealing
  • Review of OSHA Guideline: Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), ventilation and re-occupancy
  • Building Codes IRC, ICC, IBC

Brittany M. Humphrey is the Architectural Regional Manager for Gaco Western. Gaco Western is a recognized leader in innovative silicone roofing systems, and offers best-of-class waterproofing and insulation solutions for a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential applications. Brittany’s experience includes 10 years in the coating industry. She has worked with a diverse customer base from homeowners, builders, general contractors, interior designers to architects and engineers. Ms. Humphrey is experienced with coating inspections, high performance industrial systems, specification writing and product training.


Approved for one AIA credit hour of continuing education

Location: Stellar (Commercial Building) 3015 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, FL

Free/USGBC North FL Chapter Members
$5 Non-USGBC North FL Chapter Members

Please RSVP online by 5:00 PM October 7th.

If you have any questions or must cancel, please send an email message to Nihal Alwakeel at

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