From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine
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For those of you lucky enough to be at the SPFA SprayFoam Convention & Expo -- which is wrapping up tomorrow, Jan. 29 -- you have already seen the Spring 2014 issue of SPRAYFOAM Professional. That is not the only way to get your hands on the latest issue, however. It will be in your mailbox soon, if you are on our mailing list, and the digital version links were sent out Friday. If you didn't receive your digital or print copy, sign up below to have it delivered directly to your Inbox. Some enhanced features in the digital version include:
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Industry News and Announcements
>>ASHRAE GreenGuide: Four Editions, 10 Years, 158 GreenTips: E-Book Made Available
>>Gaco Western Addresses Flushing in Tech Tips Article
>>3M Unveils State-of-the-Art Fall Protection Testing Facility
>>Low-Energy Commercial and Institutional Buildings: 10 Smart Moves for Cold Climates
>>BPI Adapts BA Certification Upgrade Criteria in Response to Industry Feedback
>>U.S. Chemical Production Expanded in December; 2013 Ends on a High Note
SPFA News and Announcements
>>SPF Article by Rick Duncan Appears in Roofing Contractor
>>SPFA Finishes Environmental Product Declaration for SPF
>>SPFA Delivers New Website
>>SPFA Publishes Cold-Climate Hybrid Insulation Guidelines for Zones 4-7
>>SPFA Completes New Worksite Safety Signs
>>Massachusetts SPF Workshop
>>SPFA Committee Updates
>>SPFA Commits Resources on Sprayfoam to Homebuilders
Federal/State Government News
>>Grassroots Government Activities Report
>>Congress Passes, President Signs Omnibus Spending Bill; Good & Bad News for Building Community
>>ASHRAE Submits Written Testimony for U.S. Senate Committee Hearing on Conference & Travel Spending Across the Federal Government
>>U.S. Senate Committee Holds Hearing Examining President Obama’s Climate Action Plan
SPFA Training & Certification
Marketing & Industry Promotion
SPFA Member News & Services
SPF-Related Codes & Standards
>>BPI Standards and Certifications: What's New and Revised in 2014
>>Revisions to Climate Data Standard from ASHRAE Include New Climate Zone, Climatic Data
>>Spray Polyurethane Foam Design Guidance: Insulation and Air Barrier Requirements of the 2012 I-Codes
>>The Building Codes Assistance Project Updates on Building Energy Codes
Energy & Advocacy News
>>Significant Progress on Energy Efficiency in 2013 — And 2014 Could Be Even Better
>>Report: Energy Productivity Central to Clean Energy Economy
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Volume XXII, No. 2
Jan. 20, 2014
Current Call to Action
>>ASHRAE Offers Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Guideline for Commissioning Existing Systems, Assemblies
>>ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference Announces Call for Presenters
>>CPI Seeking Papers, Posters for the 2014 Polyurethanes Technical Conference