Sprayfoam 2016 Convention & Expo

SPFA 16 Orlando 01

Thank you to all attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors for making the Sprayfoam 2016 Convention & Expo a great success!

Sprayfoam 2016 Exhibitors

Sprayfoam 2016 Floor Plan

Sprayfoam 2016 Attendee Brochure

General and Breakout Sessions: 
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 Wednesday February 10, 2016 


KEYNOTE: Richard Rawlings, Gas Monkey Garage and Discovery Channel Fast N’ Loud

GeneralSession RRawlings 46 lo2
GeneralSession RRawlings 12 ba    GeneralSession RRawlings 24 aud

GeneralSession RRawlings 36 lo      

President's Message:

Denny Vandewater (Sadler Coating Systems) - SPFA President 2014-2016

GeneralSession 9 dv             GeneralSession 8 dv


1.1       What’s in your contract?  Essential provisions, warranties and other key provisions.
Robert Weil (SPFA)

1.2       Spray Foam Coalition in Action for Our Industry
Justin Koscher, Clarence Tolbert, Paul Duffy, Todd Wishenski (SFC)

 1.3       SPF Insulation: Shrinkage Issues and Termination Details
Roger Morrison (Deer Ridge Consulting)

1.4       The Need for Ventilation and Moisture Control for Health, Comfort and Sustainability        
Nikki Kruger (Ultra-Aire)

1.5       Insurance Investigations: RICOWI / SPFA Best Practices Guide
Roger Morrison (Deer Ridge Consulting)

 1.6       Systems Development & Innovation
Robert Lepage (Ex-El Shell Systems, Maintenance & Consulting, LLC)

 1.7       Remediating Problems in Foam Plastic Insulation Installations
Henri Fennell (H C Fennell Consulting, LLC)

1.8       Metal Buildings and SPF - Current Research
Rick Duncan (SPFA)


2.1       Amine Emission Management in Spray Foam – Moving the Industry Forward
Rick Wood & Jared Bender (Air Products and Chemicals Inc.)

2.2       Wear Your Selling Hat With Confidence!
David Fellman (David Fellman & Associates)

2.3       Recoat & Renewal of SPF Roofing Systems
Mason Knowles (Mason Knowles Consulting)

2.4       Government Affairs Update
Craig Brightup (The Brightup Group)

2.5       OSHA Confined Space Rule Overview
Jessica Douma (OSHA)

2.6       The Market Option to Energy Code Compliance - The HERS Index
Steve Baden (RESNET)

2.7       Use of Sprayfoam as an Air Barrier
Laverne Dalgleish (ABAA)

2.8       Interpreting Infrared Images for Building Diagnostics in Foam Installations
Henri Fennel (H C Fennell Consulting, LLC)

2.9       Silicone Roof Coating – Restoration vs Replacement
Bob Converse (Momentive Performance Materials)

Thursday, February 11, 2016


Global Overview of the SPF Industry: Rob Outram (IAL Consultants)


3.1       Building and Energy Codes: A Status Update
Mike Fischer (Kellen Company)

3.2       Federal Agencies Update EPA & OSHA
Katherine Sleasman (EPA), Matthew Humphreville (OSHA)

3.3       Three Ways to Close More Sales with Building Science
Robert Naini (Sprayfoam Advisor)

3.4       SPF Roofing Final Inspection  
Robb Smith (Dimensional Building Consultants, LLC)

3.5       How to Grow Your Retrofit Business
Marc Tannenbaum (Dr. Energy Saver)

3.6       Understanding new Acceptance Criteria of Thermal and Ignition Barriers over SPF
Gary Wolfe (International Fireproof Technology, Inc.)

3.7       Blower Doors – The Greatest Asset You Never Owned
Ken Allison (IDI Distributors)

3.8       Knowing & Counteracting Negative Media with Your Customers
Julie Fornaro (SPFA)

3.9      EQUIPMENT PANEL: Part 1
Graco, SFE, MCC


4.1       Ventilation, Moisture, and Other BS for SPF Contractors  
Allison Bailes (Energy Vanguard)

4.2       Indoor Air Quality Assessments / Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Insulation - Nuisance Odor Investigations
John Lapotaire, CIEC (Indoor Air Quality Solutions)

4.3       SPFA PCP Certification & You
Bonnie Strickler (PUFF Inc.)

4.4       SPF & Photovoltaic Panels
Luke Nolan (Central Coating Co.)

4.5       Attic Hybrids (that Work in the North)
Mac Sheldon (Sheldon Consulting)

4.6       Demystifying OSHA’s Confined Space Standard – Practical Solutions
Joseph E. Bolduc (Top Build Corp)

4.7       The 5 Applications Where Low-Pressure Foam is Best  
Jonathan Fore (Touch ‘n Seal)

4.8       Spray Foam Installations with Reduced Occupational Exposure
Dan Nelson (Gaco Western)

4.9       EQUIPMENT PANEL: Part 2
PMC, Revolution, CJ


 Congratulations to all our Contractor Awards Nominees and Winners!  

Category - Commercial Wall
Runner-up: West Roofing Systems, Inc. - Ferrolux Gibraltar Facility
Winner: NOVA Spray Foam - Virts Farmers Market and Restaurant

SPFA2016 Awards 16 Nova Commercial a     SPFA2016 Awards 15 West Commercial a

Category - Residential Wall
Runner-Up: Polyseal - Point Lay Housing
Winner: USI - NextGen Net Zero/Healthy House

SPFA2016 Awards 20 USI Residential a     SPFA2016 Awards 18 Polyseal Residential a

Category - Roof Foam > 40,000 sq. ft. 
Runner-up: Arizona Foam & Spray - @51 Apartments
Winner: Central Coating Company - Bee Sweet Citrus - SPF Roofing and Solar Project

SPFA2016 Awards 23 Central over 40k a      SPFA2016 Awards Finalists 14 Arizona under 40k a

Category - Roof Foam < 40,000 sq. ft.
Runner-up: RPC Industries - Automation Controls, Inc. Quanset Hut Roofing
Winner: Wedge Roofing - Small Precision Tools - USA Facility

SPFA2016 Awards 27 Wedge less 40k a     SPFA2016 Awards 26 RPC less 40k a

Category - Specialty Applications
Runner-up: Smart Seal Foam - Landmark Structures Metal Panels
Winner: RPC Industries Inc. (JACKCrete Division) - RuhRPumpen Facility

SPFA2016 Awards 30 RPC Speciality a     SPFA2016 Awards 29 Smart Seal Specialty a

 SPFA would like to thank our sponsors. It is due to their commitment and leadership that SPFA is able to deliver such a great convention experience to our attendees. 


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   Fomo Premier    Gaco Premier   

            Graco Premier                 Honeywell Premier

       Lapolla Premier           NCFI Premier              

           PMC Premier                   SprayfoamDotCom Premier


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    Accella Partner       ACCSFcoalition Partner   CJ Spray Partner   

                         Covestro Partner                JM Partner           KMCoatings Partner

            Naylor Partner   Oak Ridge PartnerPU magazine Partner

SPFA believes that the path to a healthful, safe, high-quality and performing SPF installation travels through the hands of a knowledgeable, trained, experienced, and ideally PCP-certified professional contractor.