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From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine
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Industry News and Announcements
>>IAPMO’s Uniform Evaluation Service Issues ER-285 to Quadrant Urethane
>>SPFA Sponsors U.S. DoE Student Competition -- Winners Announced
>>Free Monthly Webinars with U.S. Dept. of Energy Building America Program
>>SPFA PCP Training Puts Honeywell Solstice® LBA to the Test
>>BPI Announces Manufacturer Product Listing Program for the Home Performance Industry
>>ACC Announces 2014 Responsible Care® Energy Efficiency Award Winners
>>Bayer AG Rumored to Be Making Headway on Selling MaterialScience

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SPFA News and Announcements
>>Statement from SPFA on California's Proposed Regulations
>>SPFA to Elect New Board Members
>>SPFA Finishes Environmental Product Declaration for SPF

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SPFA will be testifying today, May 7, at the hearing in Sacramento on the industry's behalf. All manufacturers, distributors, and California member contractors were encouraged to attend the hearing closest to them and communicate with the CA DTSC regarding inaccuracies in the Department's statement, and the negative impact upon SPF business in the state.

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SPFA Membership
>>SPFA Publishes Membership Brochure
>>SPFA 2013-2014 Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide
>>SPFA Member Benefits
>>SprayFoam 2014 Coverage, Award Winners

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Federal/State Government News
Federal Activities
>>School Energy Efficiency Bill Approved By U.S. House Committee
>>ESPC/UESC Legislation Moves Forward in U.S. House
>>U.S. Senate Prepares for Moment of Decision on Shaheen-Portman

GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities
>>GGAC Power Point Presentations Available on Website
>>Montgomery County, Maryland
>>Nova Scotia, Canada

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SPFA Partner News
From leadership in sustainability to managing legal requirements, the 2014 Associated General Contractors of America’s CEC will provide invaluable resources for environmental professionals in the construction industry. Learn from experts, federal agencies and your peers. Read more about the 2014 AGC CEC and register here. SPFA Members receive a savings of $100 off the non-AGC member rates that kick in on April 26.

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SPF Tech
Source: buildingscience.com / John Straube
Airtightness testing has long—since the 1980s—been used to test high-performance housing. The 2012 version of the International Residential Code requires testing of every new home. Recently there has been a growing trend of testing the airtightness of large buildings as well. This digest reviews why one would invest in airtightness testing for a large building, how the testing is done, how the results are interpreted, and how this information can be used.

Visit http://www.buildingscience.com/documents/digests/bsd-040-airtightness-testing-in-large-buildings/ to view the full article online.

C.J. Spray, Inc.
SPFA Training & Certification
>>SPFA PCP Is Where You Need It!
>>SPFA PCP Exam Preparatory Course, Written Examinations and Field Examinations

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SPFA Member News & Services
SPF-Related Codes & Standards
>>BPI Delivering DOE's Home Energy Score Nationwide in New BPI Rating Program
>>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

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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.

Volume XXII, No. 13
May 5, 2014

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Current Call to Action
>>Comments on OMB Proposed Update of Circular A-119, Due May 12
>>Nominations Sought for Polyurethane Innovation Award, Deadline June 18
>>Applications for Housing Innovation Awards Available, Deadline June 30

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See what's in store, as far as industry events, expos, training classes, online courses, certification programs and more.

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Business Trends
Source: SBA.gov
Are you wondering how to finance your small business? Have you written a financial plan yet? Do you know typical and non-traditional sources of funding? Join AARP and SBA to learn how to get your small business up and running on Tuesday, May 13 at 2 p.m. ET.

Visit https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=registration.jsp&eventid=785463&sessionid=1&key=EC0F9FF7EFFCE9028B17F341A62309BE&partnerref=SBA to view the full article online.

Source: SBA.gov
If you’re a woman-owned small business looking to contract with the federal government and seeking assistance on how to navigate in the federal procurement arena, we have good news that can help!
Upcoming events: May 21 in NYC; June 3 in Washington, DC

Visit http://www.sba.gov/community/blogs/official-sba-news-and-views/open-business/challengeher%E2%80%94creating-opportunities-access-federal-contracts-women-owned-small-businesses to view the full article online.

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