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Sprayfoam Show 2019 Convention & Expo

Daytona Beach, FL

February 4 - 7, 2019

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

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General and Breakout Sessions: 
The information provided herein is believed to be accurate and reliable, but are presented without guarantee or warranty of any kind, express or implied. User assumes all risk and liability for use of the information and results obtained. Statements or suggestions concerning possible use of materials and processes are made without representation or warranty that any such use is free of patent infringement, and are not recommendations to infringe any patent. The user should not assume that all safety measures are indicated herein, or that other measures may or may not be required. (Some are large files) 

 Wednesday February 10, 2016 

GENERAL SESSION:

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

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President's Message:

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

GeneralSession 9 dv             GeneralSession 8 dv

BREAKOUT SESSION 1:

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)

BREAKOUT SESSION 2:

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

GENERAL SESSION:

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

BREAKOUT SESSION 3:

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

BREAKOUT SESSION 4:

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

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 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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Thank you to all attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors for making the Sprayfoam Show 2018 Convention & Expo a great success!

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General and Breakout Sessions: 
The information provided herein is believed to be accurate and reliable, but are presented without guarantee or warranty of any kind, express or implied. User assumes all risk and liability for use of the information and results obtained. Statements or suggestions concerning possible use of materials and processes are made without representation or warranty that any such use is free of patent infringement, and are not recommendations to infringe any patent. The user should not assume that all safety measures are indicated herein, or that other measures may or may not be required. (Some are large files) 


WEDNESDAY 1/31/2018 - GENERAL SESSION 

SPFA'S PRESIDENT ADDRESS - JOHN ACHILLE (Coastal Insulation) 

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JEFF HAVENS

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WEDNESDAY 1/31/2018 - BREAKOUT SESSION 1:

Session 1A: Managing a Spanish Speaking Workforce
Tony Canizales  

Session 1B: What to Measure, the Need to Measure, and the Impact That Not Knowing is Having on Your SPF Business & Profit. 
Tom Harris

Session 1C: RICOWI: Making a Difference in the Roofing Industry through Collaboration: Watching Weather
Joan Cook                          

Session 1D: Insulation Industry Coalition
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Session 1E: Termites and SPF – What’s Really Bugging the SPF Industry….
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Session 1F: Building Science Fundamentals for SPF Contractors
Allison Bailes     

Session 1G: Grading the Administration and Congress
Craig Brightup                  

Session 1H: RESNET Update
Valerie Briggs                   

WEDNESDAY 1/31/2018 - BREAKOUT SESSION 2:                                  

Session 2A: The Impact of the Legalization of Marijuana in the Construction Industry
Trent Cotney                     

Session 2B: So You Bought a Rig, Now What?
Ken Allison                        

Session 2C: How Building Owners Save with Solar PV & SPF Roofing Systems
Daryl Pilon                        

Session 2D: Developing an Effective Injury & Illness Prevention Program
Tony Canizales                 

Session 2E: Polyurethane Foam and LEED Platinum Certification: What is LEED, and How Are Projects Certified?
Rick Duncan/Murphy Mahaffey                

Session 2F: Total Performance of the Building Envelope
Laverne Dalgleish                           

Session 2G: Sprayfoam Industry Update
Stephen Wieroniey                         

Session 2H: Customers Deserve an SPF Easy Button - Enter SPFA's ISO 17024 Compliant Certification
Kelly Marcavage/Bonnie Strickler


THURSDAY 2/1/2018 - GENERAL SESSION

SPFA COMMITTEE REPORTS

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Rick Duncan - SPFA's Technical Director

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SPFA's Certification Committee Chair - Bonnie Strickler (Puff, Inc.)

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SPFA's Conference Committee Chair - Todd Henderson (Henderson-Johnson Company Inc.)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - CLAUDETTE REICHEL

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER - REID RIBBLE

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THURSDAY 2/1/2018 - BREAKOUT SESSION 3:

Session 3A: Make Money & Have Fun Doing It
Mac Sheldon                     

Session 3B: SPF Performance in Hurricanes - A Competitive Advantage
Rick/Claudette/Xuaoco Pascual/Robb Smith                       

Session 3C: Roofing and Reroofing Requirements in the 2018 I-Codes
Mike Fischer                     

Session 3D: Roof Coating Forensics
Bob Converse/Fred Wolf                             

Session 3E: Using the SPF “Inside-Out” Brick Cavity Wall Remediation Method
Henri Fennell                    

Session 3F: Investigation of Protective Clothing Resistance to MDI Penetration from Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Overspray Particles
Scott Ecoff                        

Session 3G: Beyond Energy Savings with SPF
Tom Kline                          

Session 3H: OSHA Programs and Services Overview
Joseph Roesler                 

THURSDAY 2/1/2018 - BREAKOUT SESSION 4:

Session 4A: 5 Reasons Sprayfoam Contractors Fail
Robert Naini                     

Session 4B: Running Your Business – Contracts, Overtime, Employee/Independent Contractor, Insurance and Litigation
Bob Weil                            

Session 4C: You Can't Fix What You Can't See
Mason Knowles/Jamie Kaye                       

Session 4D: Marketing in a Digital World: Leveraging the Technologies of Today While Retaining the Human Element
Julie Fornaro                     

Session 4E: SPF Chemistry Makes It A Safe Product
George Thompson                          

Session 4F: Federal Update: Regulation of Foam Blowing Agents
Margaret Sheppard                       

Session 4G: Updates to the 2018 I-Codes: Spray Foam Requirements
Mike Fischer                     

Session 4H: Ventilation Fundamentals for SPF Contractors
Allison Bailes                                   


 

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Thank you to all attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors for making SprayFoam Convention & Expo 2015 a great success! 

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General & Break-out Session Presentations:The information provided herein is believed to be accurate and reliable, but are presented without guarantee or warranty of any kind, express or implied. User assumes all risk and liability for use of the information and results obtained. Statements or suggestions concerning possible use of materials and processes are made without representation or warranty that any such use is free of patent infringement, and are not recommendations to infringe any patent. The user should not assume that all safety measures are indicated herein, or that other measures may or may not be required. (some are large files) 

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015:

GENERAL SESSION: Science, or Pseudo-Science, in Chemical Risk-Based DecisionsDr. George R. Thompson, Ph.D.

BREAKOUT SESSION 1:

1A SPF and Solar: Where and How SPF Roofing Can Work with Solar, James Kirby

1B SPF Roofing: How to Get it Right, Brad Houlden

1C Cavity-fill Installation Methods for Field-Applied Polyurethane Foam:Diversify Your Company’s Service Offerings, Brett Dillon

1D Intumescent Coatings: Review of New Rules and Uses, Ken Allison

1E Marketing Strategies: How Do We Market Share?, Alan Annis

1F SPFA’s New Model Written Safety Program, Tyler Fiske

1G Temperature and Pressures: The Impact on Quality and Yield;How This is Important in Every Aspect of Your Business, Justin Strombeck

1H Large Scale Commercial Projects: Unique Challenges and Planning to Make Your Project a Success, Bryan Heldreth

BREAKOUT SESSION 2:

2A SPF Roofing on Steep Slopes: Safety Concerns, Installation Techniques,Lift Suggestions and More, Larry Ash

2B Roof Coatings and Granules; Various Coatings, Compatibility, Limitations,Advantages, Matt Lendzinski

2C Closed Cell Spray Foam: A Cost-Effective Solution for Home Insulation, Grant Geise

2D Understanding the Relationship Between Relative Humidity, Air Temperature,Dew Point Temperature, and Air Movement Through a House, Nikki Krueger

2E Advanced Best Practices for Avoiding Problems in Foam Plastic Installations: Advanced Processing Quality Assurance Procedures, Rick Duncan

2F How SPF Manufacturers are Supporting Your Business, Heather Palfrey and Justin Koscher

2G Spray Foam Equipment Update - Panel Discussion, Scott Henderson, John Courier, Bill Hrynkiewicz, Tryg Waterhouse

2H In-House Quality Control Program; What are Contractors on the Local Level Doing for Their Own Companies?, Mac Sheldon

2I SPFA PCP Certification Program Overview, Bonnie Strickler, Kelly Marcavage

Thursday, January 29, 2015:

GENERAL SESSION: A Global Overview of the SPF Industry, Hanne Hirsimaki

BREAKOUT SESSION 3:

3A Overcoming Objections in Promoting SPF Roofing, Robb Smith

3B “Tricks and Tips of the Trade” for Roofing Detail Work, Bonnie Strickler

3C Dealing with Overspray: How To Avoid, and What To Do if it Happens, Mason Knowles

3D The Prevention & Remediation of Ice Dams on Attics and Cathedral Slopes: The Procedures for Locating, Prioritizing, and Remediating the Causes of Ice Dams in Buildings, Jason Hoerter

3E OSHA and Spray Foam: Site Protection for Foamed Plastic Installations:Address Site and Occupant Protection, Air Quality Management, Re-occupancy Timing, and Combustion Appliance Safety, Tom Cline

3F Spray Foam Federal Agency Update: EPA & OSHA, Carol Hetfield, Katherine Sleasman, Sven Rundman

3G Government Affairs, Craig Brightup

BREAKOUT SESSION 4:

4A Roofing Foam Lifts: Thin Foam Lifts and Thick Foam Lifts; The Problems and Fixes to be Aware Of, Bruce Schenke

4B Preparation of Substrates Prior to Application of Foam; the Proper Use of Primers, Roger Morrison

4C Existing Structures: How to Address a Retrofit SPF Job Properly in Commercial and Residential Environments, Jim Anderson

4D Open Cell Insulation: Intro to Benefits, Installation and Techniques, Josh Collins

4E California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), Karl Palmer

4F What to do When the Application Turns South; Handling Customer Complaints and Concerns, Mason Knowles

4G Insurance for SPF Businesses, Craig and Kirk Campbell

4H Update on Code and Regulatory Actions Affecting the SPF Community, Mike Fischer

4I Wall Assemblies: Where Are We in the Big Picture, Mac Sheldon

Congratulations to all our Contractor Awards Nominees and Winners!  

Category - Commercial Wall
Runner-up: Nunavut Excavating for Nunavut Multiplex
Winner: FOAM TECH for Spooky Nook Sports

Category - Residential Wall
Runner-Up: Arizona Foam & Spray for Meerkat Manor
Winner: A New Millennium for Adobe House

Category - Roof Foam > 40,000 sq. ft. 
Runner-up: Henderson-Johnson Co., Inc. for Northeast Carpenters Training Center
Winner: RPC Industries, Inc. for Hampton Plaza Shopping Center

Category - Roof Foam < 40,000 sq. ft.
Runner-up: Arithane for Cedar House
Winner: Wedge Roofing, Inc. for Life-time Spray Foam Improvement on Historic Residence

Category - Specialty Applications
Runner-up: West Roofing Systems, Inc. for Charter School Gym Rehabilitation
Winner: Western Pacific Roofing Corporation for Hildebrand Dome Construction Monolithic Dome

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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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.