Sprayfoam Pro Newswire
August 12, 2015
Industry News And Announcements
Burtin Polymer Laboratories, Inc. / Foametix
From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine
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Sprayfoam 2016 planning is well underway! Exhibit spaces and sponsorship opportunities are now available. Please click here to see the exhibitor brochure for more information.
Industry News and Announcements
>>Ventilation Strategies for High-Performance Homes, Part I - Webinar, Aug. 26, 3 p.m.
>>Keeping Occupants Comfortable Without Raising Energy Costs
>>Obama Administration Takes Historic Action on Climate Change
>>SPF Showcased in Top Designs of Competition for Energy Efficient Homes
>>Preserving and Protecting Cleveland’s Theater District Finds Success with Sprayfoam Insulation
>>ICC, ASHRAE Outline Roles to Consolidate IgCC and 189.1 in Response to Call from Industry
>>OSHA's New Rule on Confined Spaces Goes Into Effect Aug. 3; Full Enforcement Begins Oct. 2
SPFA News and Announcements
For 2014, SPFA’s quarterly magazine, SPRAYFOAM Professional, earned the Naylor National Publication of the Year award, competing against hundreds of other publications and associations.
The Contractor Industry Excellence Awards recognize SPFA contractor members’ exceptional accomplishments for the quality of their work, the uniqueness of the project, speed of application, superiority of polyurethane, ability of foam to conform to unusual/irregular surfaces, and special safety considerations. The winners were revealed and recognized during the 10th Annual Contractor Awards Luncheon at Sprayfoam 2015.
Foam Supplies, Inc.
SPFA Membership
>>Details on New Mexico's Proposed Regulatory Licensing Requirement
>>2015-16 SPFA Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide
>>Free Safety Webinars for SPFA Members
>>SPFA Member Benefits
Federal/State Government News
The State Net Capitol Journal contains timely and pertinent information for almost every business owner in every state. Read up on Budget & Taxes, Politics & Leadership, Governors, Bird's Eye View, Hot Issues, and Once Around the Statehouse Lightly.
Volume XXIII, No. 24
Aug. 10, 2015
Federal Activities
>EPA Finalizes Clean Power Plan
>Senate Committee Advances Two Signature Energy Bills: Energy Policy Modernization Act and Portman-Shaheen
>Request for Information for High-Performance Energy Efficiency Measures in Separate Spaces Issued by DOE
GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities
>Florida Legislature to Hold Special Session
>Maryland Public Service Commission Issues New Energy Savings Goals
C.J. Spray, Inc.
SPFA Training & Certification
>>Details on New Mexico's Proposed Regulatory Licensing Requirement
>>Upcoming PCP Exam Prep Courses
Dr. Energy Saver
Health & Safety
Dr. Richard Duncan, Technical Director at SPFA, sheds some light on the new OSHA standard related to confined spaces, which ent into effect August 3, 2015.
Marketing & Industry Promotion
The U.S. DOE’s Better Buildings Residential Network developed a Social Media Toolkit to help residential energy efficiency programs determine the best social media platforms to engage potential home energy upgrade customers.
Source: The MHEDA Journal / Jeff Havens
Learn how to have it both ways -- a successful business and a happy family.
SPFA Member News & Services
SprayWorks Equipment Group announced plans to donate funds to assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty
Graco Inc. formally introduced the Reactor® 2 Hydraulic Series of plural-component sprayers. Reactor 2 offers innovative data reporting technologies that help owners track and record jobsite activity and spraying parameters
SPF-Related Codes & Standards
>>Building Codes Assistance Project Updates on Building Energy Codes
Energy & Advocacy News
>>News from the Building Technologies Office
>>U.S. DOE Building America Update
Current Call to Action
Thirty proposed addenda and as well as actions related to several other ASHRAE standards and guidelines are open for public review, which allows interested parties to comment on the technical guidance contained in the documents.
Johns Manville Insulation
See what's in store, as far as industry events, expos, training classes, online courses, certification programs and more.
Business Trends
>>Celebrating Entrepreneurship
>>Social Media 101: A Roadmap to Winning Customers - Webinar, Aug. 13, 2 p.m.
>>LEARNING CENTER: Strategic Planning and Understanding Your Customer - Online Courses



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