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From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine
The fall issue SPRAYFOAM Professional has been printed and mailed! If you want to be sure your inbox is on our address list, sign up for the digital version below. Some of the topics in this issue include:
>>DIISOCYANATES – Correcting the Record on SPF in California
>>SPF MISCONCEPTIONS – How Well Do You Know Sprayfoam?
>>SPEAKING SENSIBLY – Intumescent Coatings and SPF
>>2014 SPFA CONTRACTOR AWARDS (PROFOAM of Tennessee & West Roofing Systems)
>>LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – Positioning for a Lame Duck Session
>>SAFETY FIRST – What to Look for When Conducting Safety and Quality Control Inspections
>>ABAA NEWS – Where Are We Going with High Performance Buildings?
>>ASK THE EXPERT – Spraying in Cold Weather

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=285344&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
If you are an international SPFA member, this is your time! "Sprayfoam Around the World" will be the topic of a feature in the next issue of SPRAYFOAM Professional... and you can be part of it. Reach out to Shani Calvo (shani@naylor.com) by Monday, Sept. 29 to be included in this feature -- share information about your country's sprayfoam industry, bring attention to your challenges and growth and let us know how your company makes it happen.

Visit mailto:shani@naylor.com to view the full article online.

 
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Industry News and Announcements
>>Bayer Plans to Float MaterialScience on Stock Market as Separate Company
>>Lapolla Partners with White House to Reduce Harmful Greenhouse Gases
>>Honeywell’s Low-Global-Warming Material Insulates Net-Zero Energy Home
>>EERE Releases Notice of Intent Related to Funding High Impact Projects
>>DuPont Fluorochemicals Announces Full-scale Production of HFO-1336mzz
>>Dr. Joseph Lstiburek to Speak at Upcoming Events, Sept. 30 and Oct. 2
>>Airflow 100: A Review of Air Velocity Testing Methods, Oct. 21

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=285346&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
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Bayer Material Science
SPFA News and Announcements
>>Ty Pennington to Headline 2015 Sprayfoam Convention and Expo
>>Exhibitor Spaces Are Almost 90% Sold Out!
>>Sprayfoam 2015 Presentation Topics Outlined

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=285347&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
>>SPFA's Kurt Riesenberg, Rick Duncan and Kelly Marcavage Speak at CPI Conference
>>SPFA Learns of Jerry Baldwin's Passing
>>SPFA Forms Marketing Committee
>>AGC Explores SPF in Its Current Issue of Constructor Magazine

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=286430&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
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Foam Supplies, Inc.
SPFA Membership
>>2014-15 SPFA Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide Mailed in September
>>SPFA Member Benefits
>>Sprayfoam 2014 Coverage, Award Winners
>>SPFA Publishes Membership Brochure

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=285345&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
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Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI)
Federal/State Government News
Federal Activities
>>Congress Set to Return for Short Session before the Elections – Energy Legislation on the Agenda
>>President Obama to Unveil Municipal Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Contest
>>DOE Quadrennial Energy Review Meeting Scheduled for Newark, New Jersey

GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities
>>NCEES Removes "Masters or Equivalent" from Model State Law
>>New Training Power Point Available on GGAC Webpage
>>Montgomery County, Maryland Considering Revisions to Buildings – Energy Efficiency and Environmental Design Codes

Visit https://www.ashrae.org/government-affairs/government-affairs-updates to view the full article online.

 
SPF Tech
Source:gacowallfoam.com / Craig Messer
We all know the importance of excellent spray rig maintenance and keeping our equipment in the best shape possible. Unfortunately, even with the best care, we still can experience issues. Have you ever seen random error codes displayed on your reactor before? While you may be saying yes, you should note that error codes are not random; they are actually meant to provide crucial information that can aid in troubleshooting a problem.

Visit http://www.gacowallfoam.com/docs/TechTips036.pdf?utm_source=+Tech+Tips+September+2014+&utm_campaign=TechTips+036&utm_medium=email to view the full article online.

 
Source: buildingscience.com / Joseph Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., ASHRAE Fellow
How do you insulate uninsulated masonry buildings on the inside? Carefully. There I go again with the obvious. It is trickier to do it on the inside. But it is often less expensive than insulating them on the outside. True, you give up space, but nothing comes without some type of trade off. The big concern is not to screw up the durability or to create moisture problems where none have existed prior to "improving" the enclosure by insulating it.

Visit http://www.buildingscience.com/documents/insights/bsi080-tailor-made/view?utm_source=Building+Science+Corporation+List&utm_campaign=0cf4d111d1-BSC+Newsletter+Issue+%2372&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_194890bc8c-0cf4d111d1-63940245 to view the full article online.

 
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C.J. Spray, Inc.
SPFA Training & Certification
>>SPF Assistant Exam Preparatory Online Course Is in the Works
>>SPFA PCP Exam Preparatory Courses, Written Examinations and Field Examinations

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=285350&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
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Diamond Liners Inc.
SPFA Member News & Services
Titan's new Helix™ FR28 sprayfoam system, which was released in September, features a SureFire™ heating system and electronically integrated proportioning.

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=286369&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
Lapolla Industries, Inc. partners with Honeywell and Purdue University to incorporate Lapolla’s 4th generation wall foam insulation into Purdue’s ReNEWW Net-Zero Home Project.

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=286381&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
SPF-Related Codes & Standards
>>DOE Issues Preliminary Determination of Energy Savings for Residential Buildings
>>DOE Issues Determination of Energy Savings for Commercial Buildings
>>Building Codes Assistance Project Updates on Building Energy Codes

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=285354&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
Energy & Advocacy News
>>What Happens When We Start Using Less? A Few Challenges Facing Utilities
>>Updates from the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=285355&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
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. 28
September 15, 2014

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/sncj_091514.pdf to view the full article online.

 
 
Current Call to Action
>>EPA Seeks Comments on Potential Revisions to its Risk Management Program
>>ASHRAE/IES Propose Adding Verification Requirements to Energy Standard: Deadline Oct. 5
>>Papers Sought for International Conference on Energy and Environment in Ships: Deadline Oct. 13
>>EPA Seeks Feedback on Proposed Label Options for Safer Products: Deadline Oct. 31

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=285358&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

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

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=285359&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
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Volatile Free, Inc.
Business Trends
Source: SBA.gov
>>NEW Online Training – Federal Contracting
>>How to Integrate Print Into Your Marketing Campaign
>>Webinar: Twitter 101 -- Sept. 24 @ 1 p.m.
>>Webinar: myRA -- Sept. 26 @ 1:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=285360&issueID=35677 to view the full article online.

 
 
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