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Industry News and Announcements
>>Register Now for BSC Seminar in September with Joseph Lstiburek
>>BPI Launches New Credentialing Program
>>Alliance Vice-Chair Rep. Kinzinger Pushes for Energy Efficiency
>>Spray Foam Coalition Comments on California "Priority Products List" Workshops
>>SPFA Sponsors U.S. DoE Student Competition -- Apply by June 30 for Next Year
>>EPA Identifies Safer Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardants
>>Free Monthly Webinars with U.S. Dept. of Energy Building America Program
SPFA News and Announcements
>>SPFA Publishes Membership Brochure
>>SPFA 2013-2014 Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide
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>>SprayFoam 2014 Coverage, Award Winners
Federal/State Government News
>>ASHRAE’s Senior Officers Meet in Washington, DC with Federal Agency, Association Leaders
>>ASHRAE Submits Comments for HUD/USDA Rulemaking on Updating Energy Efficiency Codes for Multifamily Housing
>>ICC 700 Referenced in Senate Version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
>>White House Hosts Annual Science Fair GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities
>>BCAP Celebrates Twenty Years by Establishing Independence
>>New Energy Code Adoptions
>>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
>>Huntsman Is the First SPFA PCP Accredited Supplier Company!
>>PCP Certification Mark Available to SPFA Certified Individuals
>>SPFA PCP Exam Preparatory Course, Written Examinations and Field Examinations
SPFA Member News & Services
Polyurethane Machinery Corporation (PMC), based in Lakewood, N.J., welcomed Murphy Mahaffey to its staff as Director of International Sales. This position will serve a critical role on their team, contributing to PMC’s ongoing growth and successful international expansion. As Director of International Sales for PMC, Murphy will have responsibility for managing all activities and efforts of the International Sales Department including the overseeing of international distributor relations and development.
Murphy’s resume also boasts several top industry association affiliations including serving on the Board of Directors for Polyurea Development Association (PDA), Polyurea Development Association Europe (PDA-Europe) as well as the Indiana District Export Council. In addition to these, his industry association memberships include SSPC, NACE and SPFA. He is a frequent industry presenter and has written and contributed several articles for top industry media outlets.
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
The Department of Energy has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of intent to establish a Working Group to Negotiate a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) Energy Conservation Standards for Manufactured Housing [June 9, 2014]
Find more information on the rulemaking
, including milestones, statutory authority, rulemaking documents, and any other related rulemakings.
All notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents associated with this rulemaking are included in Docket No. EERE-2009-BT-BC-0021
Did You Know
The State Net Capitol Journal contains timely and pertinent information for almost every business owner in every state. Read up on Health Reform, Budget & Taxes, Politics & Leadership, Governors, Bird's Eye View, Hot Issues, and Once Around the Statehouse Lightly.
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June 16, 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
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