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>>CertainTeed Achieves PCP Supplier Company Accreditation

CertainTeed has joined the prestigious group of companies that is now SPFA PCP Supplier Company Accredited. CertainTeed operates using the industry's best practices for world-class sprayfoam insulation products, technical knowledge and training.  

"We believe excellence in manufacturing the highest quality spray polyurethane foam products is just part of the equation," said Ken Forsythe, manager of product marketing for CertainTeed Insulation. "Education and proper installation of building materials have always been top priorities with CertainTeed. SPF insulation is one of the more technical products to master, and our SPFA PCP supplier accreditation shows our dedication to partnering with building professionals well after the product leaves the factory."


"This prestigious achievement signifies CertainTeed’s adherence and commitment to the SPF industry’s best practices," said Kelly Cook Marcavage, certification director for SPFA PCP. "It is an honor to work with such a dedicated company who shares our demand for the highest of standards and utmost professionalism."

As part of the accreditation process, select CertainTeed personnel were required to become certified as SPF Insulation Supplier Representatives through the SPFA PCP. Criteria also included supplier offered training programs for contractors and best practices/risk management program verification. 


>>Sponsorship Opportunities for SPFA PCP Field Exams at Sprayfoam 2016

Equipment, materials and supplies are needed for the SPFA PCP Field Exams at Sprayfoam 2016, Feb. 8-9 in Orlando, Fla.


YOU! We are looking for sponsors to help with Field Examinations, which will be conducted for candidates seeking SPF PCP Master Installer Certification in either Roofing or Insulation. The candidates need materials, equipment and your expertise.


SPFA PCP is looking for relevant materials, equipment (new or medium-aged), supplies, or monetary donations to help with Field Exams. Technical representatives are also needed to help answer questions, troubleshoot, and deal with any malfunctions.


Monday-Tuesday, February 8-9, 2016

Don't delay! We're already receiving commitments and need information from all Field Exam sponsors ASAP!


At the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, FL - site of the Sprayfoam Convention & Expo.


Show your dedication and commitment to the importance of certification.

SPFA will highlight your company's contributions in conference events, on-site and field examination signage, the SPFA magazine, and other applicable locations.


This is also a great opportunity for SPF supplier companies to have your field-training people get vetted by SPFA PCP Certified Field Examiners to do Field Exams on their own.

Detailed information on how to become Certified can be found in the Field Examiner Certification Handbook.

Get great exposure for your company and expertise by sponsoring the SPFA Field Exams! Video

Want to get a sneak-peak at what a Field Exam entails? Roofing Video / Insulation Video

For more information, please contact Kelly Marcavage at kmarcavage@sprayfoam.org or 571-748-5003. 


>>5 Day Training Program in Connecticut -- Dec. 7-11

Spray Foam Nation has incorporated getting SPFA PCP Certified into its nationally recognized 5-day training program. Contractors will be able to take prep courses and exams that will earn them SPFA PCP certification for various levels (Assistant, Installer, Master Installer & Project Manager), as well as take advantage of hands-on training.

Day 1: SPFA Assistant Certification - prep course and exam
Day 2: SPFA Installer Certification - prep course and exam
Day 3: Equipment Training
Day 4: Equipment Training/HERS/Medical evaluation*
Day 5: SFN Test/Spray Day

Click here for a more detailed list of what will be covered in the 5-day course, which runs from Dec. 7-11, in West Haven, Connecticut, at the Spray Foam Nation headquarters. 

>>SPFA Modules in Review for Accreditation with HPIP

Source: hpipros.org
In an educational partnership with High Performance Insulation Professionals (HPIP), the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) has submitted educational courses to the HPIP Training Committee for accreditation. SPFA members who are also HPIP members will be eligible to use SPFA's approved coursework to re-certify as High Performance. For more information on Professional Certification Program offerings through SPFA, click here

>>Upcoming PCP Exam Prep Courses

Looking for more information on upcoming SPFA PCP Exam Prep Courses? Updated information is available on the SPFA website.


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