Sprayfoam Pro Newswire
December 18, 2015
Industry News And Announcements
International Fireproof Technology Inc.
From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine
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We Have Come So Far – So FAST! .is the headline for the article by SPFA Executive Director Kurt Riesenberg, who shares some insight on SPFA's accomplishments and the industry's path over the past year. "Much of what SPFA does day to day feels incremental, but when examining accomplishments and output of effort over the period of a year it continues to amaze me how far and how fast this industry has moved."
Industry News and Announcements
>>Robot Helps Check, Install Insulation in Hard-to-Reach Places
>>3D-Printed House and Car to Be Displayed at IBS
>>How We Solve Climate Change
>>Reports say Dow Chemical and DuPont Near Merger
>>Connecticut Prepping for "Significant Changes" Involving Insulation
>>Capturing Efficiency in Residential Real Estate Transactions
>>Vapor Diffusion Retarder Inspection
>>Business Support Lends Optimism as Nations Work on Climate Deal in Paris -- A Word From EESI Chairman Jared Blum
SPFA News and Announcements
As star of the wildly popular Fast N’ Loud on the Discovery Channel, motor mastermind Richard R. Rawlings searches the far flung corners of Texas and surrounding states for forgotten and derelict classic cars to buy and restore at his famous Gas Monkey Garage in Dallas. He will also be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Sprayfoam 2016!
Check out what else will be going on at Sprayfoam 2016 in the current issue of SPRAYFOAM Professional magazine, the official magazine of SPFA and the official magazine of the 2016 SPFA convention.
Nominations for the SPFA Contractor Industry Excellence Awards are now closed! Winners will be announced Feb. 10, 2016, when SPFA sponsors the Industry Excellence Awards Luncheon as part of the Sprayfoam 2016 Convention & Expo.
>>Article by SPFA Technical Director in Professional Roofing Magazine
>>SPFA Pushes for Renewal of Energy-Efficient Building Tax Extenders
>>SPFA Launches Membership Drive
Foam Supplies, Inc.
SPFA Membership
>>Free Safety Webinar for SPFA Members
>>2015-16 SPFA Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide
>>SPFA Member Benefits
Federal/State Government News
Volume XXIII, No. 38, Dec.. 14, 2015
The State Net Capitol Journal contains timely and pertinent information for almost every business owner in every state.Some features in this issue include:
-- The Year Ahead, Part II - Tech, Election Reform and Guns Among Likely Hot Issues in 2016
-- Minority of States Prepared for Climate Change
U.S. Federal Legislative & Regulatory Activities
>House Passes H.R. 8 – Includes Harmful Building Energy Codes Language
>Tax Reform Still a Possibility in Congress
>DOE Proposes Supplemental Rule on Test Procedures for Portable Air Conditioners
Non-US Government Activities
>Historic Gathering of Local Leaders in Paris Demand Bold Action at Climate Summit
>UK to Close All Coal-Fired Power Plants
GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities
>Benchmarking Amendments Passed Unanimously
SPF Tech
Source: Gaco Western
In order to get the most efficient and satisfactory results in winter conditions it may be necessary to take certain steps to ensure proper adhesion and integrity of the foam.
Naylor Association Solutions
SPFA Training & Certification
>>LAST CALL for FREE Written Examiner Training
>>Time to Renew PCP Credentials
>>Sponsorship Opportunities for SPFA PCP Field Exams at Sprayfoam 2016
Dr. Energy Saver
Health & Safety
Enforcement of the Confined Spaces in Construction standard published on May 4, 2015 for residential construction work has changed.
Marketing & Industry Promotion
Source: verizonenterprise.com
From vehicles and freeways to airplanes, wind farms and factory machinery -- more than a billion smart business machines and devices are connected across the globe.
SPFA Member News & Services
Graco Inc. formally released the Reactor A-XP1 plural-component sprayer on Dec. 8. This entry-level, high-pressure, air system is best for low- to medium-output applications. The Reactor air systems have the ability to maintain consistent temperature control -- even when spraying at maximum flow rates -- and the air systems use three independent heat zones allowing for precise control of the iso, resin and hose heat.
Accella Performance Materials, a manufacturer of polyurethanes and recycled rubber products, announced the renaming of several core businesses to Accella Polyurethane Systems.
SPF-Related Codes & Standards
>>Building Codes Assistance Project Updates on Building Energy Codes
Energy & Advocacy News
Source: constructionclimatechallenge.com
The world of buildings and construction was under the spotlight at COP21 in Paris. At the Paris Climate Summit, the World Green Building Council, national Green Building Councils and member companies announced their commitment to mobilizing a global market transformation in order to advance by 2030 and achieve by 2050 two fundamental goals: net zero carbon new building and energy efficiency and deep refurbishment of existing stock.
Naylor Association Solutions
See what's in store, as far as industry events, expos, training classes, online courses, certification programs and more.
Business Trends
>>Self-Employed? It's Time to Get Covered! Dec. 15 Is Last Day to Enroll
>>Do You Have an Amazing Success Story?
>>3 Tips for Taking the Stress Out of Business Planning



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