IFTI's Certified Applicator Program Assists Spray Foam Contractors with Code Compliance

IFTI's Certified Applicator Program Assists Spray Foam Contractors with Code Compliance
IRVINE, CA – August 4, 2015 – If you apply spray foam insulation, particularly in commercial applications, a day may come when you get a phone call, and the person on the other end will be a code official or fire marshal. Chances are, they’ll be looking for details about a project you did months or years ago–are you confident you’ll be prepared to answer the call? In the past few years, a change has taken place in municipalities nationwide.

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Code officials and fire marshals are taking a closer look at fire protective coatings applied over SPF insulation, and enforcing compliance is at the top of their agenda. This hasn’t always been the case, as lax enforcement was fairly common in some jurisdictions, due to the nature of keeping up with and understanding changing building codes. More recently, a growing implementation of new building codes and a new crop of code officials have resulted in a crackdown of sorts on compliance with fire protective coatings. Contractors who may have been used to some leeway with regard to compliance are now being faced with a more demanding business environment.

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Link to the Article: Certifying Excellence, Fostering Compliance

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