“Spray foam insulation delivers big energy savings for homeowners, but PMPs say it also prevents them from conducting proper termite inspections and identifying moisture leaks. As such, they’re cancelling customer termite warranties, fearing a replay of the EIFS fiasco that cost the industry millions.”
“PMPs report that the foam also hides leaks and traps moisture that homeowners normally would notice and fix. This creates conditions that attract termites and even can lead to aerial infestations of the pests.”tps://www.pctonline.com/article/foam-friend-or-foe/
Another unintended consequence of sustainability efforts that can cause more harm than good?
See also this past blog post.