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In the print version of the Summer 2014 issue of SPRAYFOAM Professional
magazine, Sprayfoam.com was errantly left off the list of Premier Sponsors of SprayFoam 2014, the annual SPFA convention and expo. The sponsor list on page 13 in the digital version has since been corrected.
Industry News and Announcements
>>U.S. Court Awards $7.4 Million Verdict to Cellchem
>>Polyurethane Sustainability/Innovation to Headline UTECH North America
>>Better Buildings Neighborhood Initiative Upgrades 100,000 Buildings, Saves $730 Million on Energy Bills
>>Novomer Announces Commercial Launch of Converge PPC Polyols
>>Shaheen-Portman Bill (S. 2262) Derailed
>>Spray Foam Coalition Comments on California "Priority Products List" Workshop
>>SPFA Sponsors U.S. DoE Student Competition -- Apply Now for Next Year
>>Free Monthly Webinars with U.S. Dept. of Energy Building America Program
>>Invista’s Latest Terrin Polyol Offering Completes TSCA Registration
SPFA News and Announcements
>>SPFA Publishes Membership Brochure
>>SPFA 2013-2014 Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide
>>SPFA Member Benefits
>>SprayFoam 2014 Coverage, Award Winners
Federal/State Government News
>> High-Performance Building Week Celebrated During Building Safety Month
>>ASHRAE President-Elect Tom Phoenix Presents at EE Global
>>White House, DOE, GSA Hold Energy Datapalooza – Focus on Uses & Benefits of Energy Information
>>White House Hosts Annual Science Fair GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities
>>ASHRAE Supports Launch of Energy 2030 On the Road Campaign
>>Massachusetts DOER Posts Program Opportunity Notice for "Pathways to Zero" Grant Program
>>Ohio Legislation Freezing Energy Efficiency Standards Goes to the Governor
SPFA Training & Certification
SPF-Related Codes & Standards
>>DOE Issues Preliminary Determination of Energy Savings for ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013
>>The Building Codes Assistance Project Updates on Building Energy Codes
Energy & Advocacy News
President Obama announced a new executive regulation that has the potential to dramatically increase demand for residential energy efficiency and home performance services. The new EPA regulation
will cut carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants by 30 percent over 2005 levels by 2030, allowing each state flexibility to develop a plan to cut emissions. Options include energy-efficiency and renewable technology and incentive programs, as well as creating or joining state cap-and-trade programs.
The good: President Obama announced more than 300 private and public sector commitments
to create jobs and cut carbon pollution by advancing solar deployment and energy efficiency. Click here to read more.
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May 19, 2014
Current Call to Action
>>Nominations Sought for Polyurethane Innovation Award, Deadline June 18
>>Applications for Housing Innovation Awards Available, Deadline June 30
>>SBA Launches Growth Accelerator Fund, Deadline for Competition Is Aug. 2