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SDCI Closures, Service Updates, and Inspection Requirements

SDCI customer service areas remain closed until further notice and continue offering services online. King County has approval from the State Department of Health to allow all private construction activities that are low-risk and adhere to strict COVID 19 Job site Requirements. The City of Seattle has issued requirements for construction projects seeking inspections. The City WILL NOT INSPECT any site that does not follow these requirements.


Summary: Spray foam insulation can serve as a useful energy conservation tool. Although spray foam is sometimes more expensive than conventional fiberglass batts, some foam types provide almost double the insulating value of fiberglass. Spray foam can fill odd-shaped spaces, and certain varieties can also function as an air barrier and vapor retarder. However, the spray foam products on the market each have different characteristics and may increase fire hazards, so it is important to determine the correct spray foam for your project.

Date Revised: 09/24/2014

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