CPD Video: Understanding Sprayed Foam Insulation in Domestic Roofs

There has been a great deal of conjecture over the use of sprayed polyurethane (PU) foams in domestic property, which has led to building surveyors and valuers devaluing property and lenders refusing to secure borrowing on houses where sprayed foam has been applied. So what are the considerations and implications for property and construction professionals when it comes to sprayed foam insulation in domestic roofs?

To find out more, why not get yourself a cup of tea, sit back and click on the video below and watch Steve Hodgson as he raises awareness and shares his advice. t.


What you will learn from the video

  • Understand the implications of sprayed foam insulation
  • Develop your knowledge on evaluating/inspecting timber framed pitched roofs, which have been stabilised/insulated using sprayed PU foams
  • Recognise the different properties of Polyurethane Foams

Benefits – Why YOU should watch the video

  • Understand how retrofit changes a building permanently, and how homeowners must live with those changes
  • Retrofit and historically important buildings – can it, and should it be done?
  • Straightforward online learning while sitting at your desk

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About the presenter – Steve Hodgson

Steve has been Chief Executive Officer of the Property Care Association since October 2012. He joined the Association as a technical specialist in 2000 after 13 years working as a surveyor and manager in the preservation industry.

Steve is committed to delivering the highest possible standards of service and workmanship to consumers, as well as first-rate representation and value for money to members of the Property Care Association. Steve is passionate about the industry in which he is proud to serve and works hard to maintain strong links with organisations including RICS, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, TrustMark, STBA, BRE, National Flood Forum and the newly launched UKCMIB.

Additional information about sprayed foam insulation

For those looking to find out more regarding the considerations and potential implications of sprayed foam to domestic roofs, there is an information Paper containing observations and recommendations created as guidance for members of the Property Care Association, but is available to all.

In addition, in response to the uncertainty that surrounds the issue of sprayed foam applied to domestic roofs, the Property Care Association (PCA) and the Residential Property Surveyors Association (RPSA) jointly convened a forum of industry stakeholders to consider the use and implications of sprayed foam products within existing pitched roofs of domestic property. You can also view the position of both Associations via the button below.

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