Here Is What People Are Saying...
During the SPFA PCP courses and written and field exams on Tuesday, there was a lot of talking going on, in addition to learning! Here is what some of your fellow contractors and industry professionals are saying...
>>Ty Penningon: "You have to be lucky and be prepared. "
>>During the reception for Ty Pennington on Tuesday night, Nancy Vandewater, wife of SPFA President Dennis Vandewater, said Ty worked with her brother in the city of West DesMoines, Iowa. "It was fun to connect with him about that."
>>Brad Houlden of Houlden Contracting Inc. said, after talking to Ty, "I appreciate his commitment. He has a commitment to helping people and making it better, and he does both with SPF.
>>Ty Penningon: "That is what is so great about SPF; it is a healthier option."
>>Kristopher Costas of Carlisle out of Pennsylvania said he went to a Breakout Session on Tuesday about SPF roofing and said, "It was engaging and there was lot of audience participation." Co-worker Earl Buzzard also went to a couple of Breakout Sessions and mentioned the OSHA one was particularly "well done and had good content."
>>Tryg Waterhouse of Graco said, "Our ultimate goal is better quality SPF products. We try to remove the leverage other companies would have against SPF."
>>Ty Penningon: "I think we should come up with our own board of people that are competent in the field and can say, ‘This is a quality home. This is practical and it will work.’>>Rick Duncan, SPFA Technical Director, said, "The industry is growing at a 7% annual rate."
>>Mary Bogden of Honeywell said, "This year was the highest number of entries (for the Contractor Awards). We had 67 entries."