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From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine
The summer issue of SPRAYFOAM Professional was mailed and will be in your mailboxes soon! Plus, the online version has been posted. If you want to be sure your inbox is on our email distribution list, sign up for the digital version below. Some of the topics in this issue include:
>>SPRAYFOAM 2015 CONVENTION AND EXPO COVERAGE
>>THE IMPACT OF NEGATIVE MEDIA
>>OSHA INSPECTIONS INCREASE FOR THE POLYURETHANES INDUSTRY
>>SPEAKING SENSIBLY: New Building Codes – Air Tightness, Ventilation and Moisture Control
>>2015 SPFA CONTRACTOR AWARDS SPOTLIGHT – Wedge Roofing
>>ABAA NEWS – The Effectiveness of Air Barrier Installations
>>ASK THE EXPERT – Quality Control Sampling of SPF
>>LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – Is an Energy Bill in Congress’s Future?
>>BEHIND THE FOAM – Jim Andersen: What 40+ Years in SPF Can Teach You

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318437&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
"Respirator Protection Programs" -- This SPFA Foam-It-Right webinar presentation for SPFA members will be hosted by SPFA, supported by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI), and Cynthia Graham, Senior Toxicologist with Huntsman Polyurethanes, will be the presenter. Preregistration was required for this free webinar, which will instruct participants on all they need to know about respiratory protection, plus enable them to collect 1.0Cr SPFA CEU toward PCP recertification.

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/FOAM_IT_RIGHT_May_6.pdf to view the full article online.

 
It is never too early to plan for next year!
Event: Sprayfoam 2016
Date: February 8-11, 2016
Location: Rosen Centre, Orlando, Fla.

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318438&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
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Industry News and Announcements
>>Congress Introduces Bill to Raise Federal Minimum Wage
>>BPI Releases 2014 Annual Report
>>New White Paper Offers Tips on Building Successful Projects
>>The Latest Custom Home Trends -- Yes, Foam Is There!
>>NASEO Highlights Energy Efficiency in State Energy Office Disaster Planning
>>2015 Race to Zero Winners Announced
>>Homebuilding Magazine's 2015 Award Best Energy-Smart Home -- Open House May 16
>>ABAA Holding Spray Polyurethane Foam Installer Training -- Registration Deadline Is May 25
>>Better Buildings Summit Program Slated for D.C., May 27-29

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318441&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
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SPFA News and Announcements
>>Dr. Richard Duncan, SPFA Technical Director, Hosts "Intro to SPF" Webinar for Award Contestants
>>SPFA Sponsors DOE's Race to Zero Student Design Competition; Winners Announced!
>>SPFA's Board Members

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318442&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
The Contractor Industry Excellence Awards recognize SPFA contractor members’ exceptional accomplishments for the quality of their work, the uniqueness of the project, speed of application, superiority of polyurethane, ability of foam to conform to unusual/irregular surfaces, and special safety considerations. The winners were revealed and recognized during the 10th Annual Contractor Awards Luncheon at Sprayfoam 2015.

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318443&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
"We tried to build it and hoped they’d come. And they did!" said SPFA Executive Director Kurt Riesenberg during the General Session at Sprayfoam 2015, which experienced record-setting numbers this year, especially in the breakout sessions. Slides from the presentations and breakout sessions have been uploaded to the SPFA website, www.sprayfoam.org/expo, and the sessions with the highest attendance will be featured in upcoming issues of SPRAYFOAM Professional magazine.

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318444&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
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SPFA Membership
>>SPFA Hosting Foam-It-RightTM Campaign Webinar for Members Only, May 6: "Respirator Protection Programs"
>>Future Safety Webinar Topics and Dates
>>2015 Is the Year of SPFA Membership Growth
>>2014-15 SPFA Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide
>>SPFA Member Benefits

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318439&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
 
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Federal/State Government News
The State Net Capitol Journal contains timely and pertinent information for almost every business owner in every state. Read up on Budget & Taxes, Politics & Leadership, Governors, Bird's Eye View, Hot Issues, and Once Around the Statehouse Lightly.
Volume XXIII, No. 13
May 4, 2015

Visit http://www.lexisnexis.com/communities/state-net/b/capitol-journal/default.aspx to view the full article online.

 
Federal Activities
>Congress Sends Energy Efficiency Bill to President Obama
>House Appropriations Committee Approves Energy & Water Funding Bill for FY 2016
>House and Senate Members Introduce Bills to Promote Consumer Access to Electricity Usage Data
>DOE Seeks Public Comment for Updating and Improving Its Methodology for Assessing the Cost-Effectiveness of Residential and Commercial Energy Codes
>DOE Outlines the Process by Which It Will Participate in the Development of 2018 IECC
>DOE Releases Quadrennial Energy Review
>DOE Proposes Rule on Test Methods and Minimum Energy Conservation Standards for Consumer Water Heaters and Residential-Duty Commercial Water Heaters

GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities
>State Legislatures Completing Sessions

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

 
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SPFA Training & Certification
>>CEU Opportunity for PCP Certified Individuals and All SPFA Members
>>Upcoming Training Dates

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318449&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
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Marketing & Industry Promotion
Source: energy.gov
Is customer motivation a barrier to marketing upgrades in your community? You can find ideas for incentives faster with DOE’s updated Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE). In addition to pinpointing opportunities in a variety of formats (e.g., dynamic maps, charts, tables), the database includes a search tool that filters incentives and policies by type, state, technology, implementing sector, and eligible sector. Visit the DSIRE website to find policies and incentives near you.

Visit http://www.dsireusa.org/ to view the full article online.

 
SPFA Member News & Services
Polyurethane Machinery Corporation (PMC) is offering a promotional deal for sprayfoam and coatings contractors. This deal is for all orders placed between May 1, 2015 and June 30, 2015 for immediate shipment on PMC's Classic PH-40 and PHX-40 1:1 hydraulic proportioners.

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/PR-5.1.15-PH-40Promo.pdf to view the full article online.

 
Touch ‘n Seal® recently launched new gel foam construction adhesives - Heavy Duty and Subfloor Construction Adhesives. These all-weather, one-component foam adhesives yield up to 10 times more coverage than traditional cartridge construction adhesives..

Visit http://www.touch-n-seal.com/construction-adhesive.html to view the full article online.

 
SPF-Related Codes & Standards
>>Building Codes Assistance Project Updates on Building Energy Codes

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318453&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
Energy & Advocacy News
>>Energy Department Invests Nearly $8 Million to Develop Next-Generation HVAC Systems for Buildings
>>U.S. DOE Building America Update

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318454&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
Current Call to Action
>>Revision of ASHRAE IAQ Guideline Open for Public Comment -- Due May 11
>>DOE Issues Request for Information Regarding the Cost-effectiveness of Building Energy Codes, Deadline May 15
>>Save the Date: Code Development Stakeholder Meeting -- June 15-16

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318455&issueID=35693 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=318456&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
Business Trends
>>Close More Deals with a Complete Sales Team -- Three-Part Webinar Series
>>Time Management for Busy People
>>National Small Business Week, May 4-8

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/?aid=318457&issueID=35693 to view the full article online.

 
 
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