Sprayfoam 2016 Convention & Expo

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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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Sprayfoam 2016 Attendee Brochure

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 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) 

SprayFoam 2015 Attendee Brochure

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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Thank you to all attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors for making SprayFoam Convention & Expo 2013 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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Thursday, February 14, 2013:
General Session:
What got us to first will not bring us home, B.K. Simerson
LCA Update, Rick Duncan

Session I:
Review & Update Green Building Issues & Activities, D'Lane Wisner
How to be a Home Performance Contractor, Wally Conway
Inspecting Roofing Applications, Phil Robarge
The Need for Ventilation and Moisture Control for Spray Foam/Tight Homes, Nikki Krueger
Small Business Guidance: Insurance, Legal Considerations, and Managing Your Risks, Bob Weil
Safe Workplace Practices and Developing a Communications Toolkit, Carol Hetfield

Session II: 
SPFA Certification Update, Bonnie Strickler and Kelly Marcavage
Manufacturers Supporting Spray Foam Contracting Community, Richard Wood and Bill Robert
Roof Coating Manufacturer's Association (RCMA), Jeff Blank
Systematic Air Sealing and Insulation Retrofit of Three Case Study Homes in Cold Climate, Gary Parsons
Inspecting Spray Foam Insulation, Mason Knowles
Structuring for Profit and Growth, Mac Sheldon

Friday, February 15, 2013:
General Session:
Global Spray Foam Market Review 2012, Angela Austin

Session I:
Spray Foam and Recessed Light Fixtures - Recent Test Results from a NEMA/SPFA Study, Steve Loftis
Concrete Repair with Your Polyurethane Equipment, Paul Delfino
The Roofs Roll in Zero Energy Buildings, Jared Blum
Legislative Update, Craig Brightup
Health and Safety - Contractor Program, Denny Vandewater

Session II: 
Effective Ventilation of a Residential Home Sprayed with High Pressure Polyurethane Foam, Bill Robert and Jim Andersen
Spray Foam for Unvented Attics, Rick Duncan
Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (CEIR) Update, Jim Kirby and Craig Silvertooth
Potential Health Effects Related to Spray PU Foam Application - How to Stay Healthy, Carrie Redlich (coming soon)
FTC Green Guidelines & R-Value Marketing, Monica Karamagi
The HERS Index Score - The "MPG" of the Housing Market, Steve Baden

Congratulations to all our Contractor Awards Nominees and Winners!  
Category - Commercial Wall
Runner-up: Spray-Tec Inc. for Bluegrass Community and Technical College Newtown Pike Campus
Winner: Arizona Foam & Spray for Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Category - Residential Wall
Runner-Up: Smart Choice Insulation & Roofing Inc. for The Flour Tower
Winner: Southwest Spray Foam LLC for Television Personality Steve Thomas

Category - Roof Foam > 40,000 sq. ft. 
Runner-up: Honeywell Building Envelope Solutions for 206,000 sq.ft. Re-Roofing over BUR
Winner: West Roofing for Bouldevard Terrace & Neal Terrace Apartments

Category - Roof Foam < 40,000 sq. ft.
Runner-up: West Roofing for PlayhouseSquare 14th Street Theatre Roof Reconstruction
Winner: Biofoam for Fermilab

Category - Specialty Applications
Runner-up: J. Calman Industries for Coastal Progress - Marine Vessel
Winner: Insulate SB, Inc. for The Book House

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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Industry Excellence Awards

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On January 31, 2018, SPFA will present the Industry Excellence Awards Luncheon as part of the Sprayfoam Show 2018 Convention & Expo. There will be awards in several categories for projects that demonstrate excellence in our industry. A panel of industry experts will adjudicate the selection process through a blind judging process. Judges will not know to whom each of the entries belong, therefore the judging will be solely based on the merit of the project according to awards guidelines.

  • Residential Wall SPF
  • Commercial Wall SPF
  • Roof SPF < 40,000 sq ft
  • Roof SPF > 40,000 sq ft
  • Specialty Applications
  • Elastomeric Roof Coatings - NEW FOR 2018

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 What You Can Win:

Crystal Award etched with company name
Pop-up Banner for promotional use
Media Kit to promote national award within your local market
Featured article written about your project in Sprayfoam Professional Magazine

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Congratulations to all our Contractor Awards Nominees and Winners!

Category - Commercial Wall

RUNNER-UP: Tri-County Insulation dba Boss Insulation (Lapolla Industries) - Zinke Dairy, Inc.
WINNER: West Roofing Systems, Inc. (Premium Spray Products, an Accella brand) - HyCAL Gibraltar Facility Rehabilitation

Category - Residential Wall

RUNNER-UP: Polyseal (SWD Urethane) - Mertarvik Sled House
WINNER: Elite Insulation & PolyPro, LLC (Lapolla Industries) - Blakemore Estate

Category - Roof Foam < 40,000 sq ft

RUNNER-UP: West Roofing Systems, Inc. (Accella & Progressive Materials) - The Leader Building
WINNER: Wedge Roofing (Premium Spray Products, an Accella brand) - The Mission Church


Category - Roof Foam > 40,000 sq ft

RUNNER-UP: Arizona Foam & Spray (SWD Urethane) - IBM Roofrizona Foam & Spray (SWD Urethane) - IBM Roof
WINNER: Puff, Inc. (Covestro) - JFK High School


Category - Specialty Application

RUNNER-UP: Divine Energy Solutions (Lapolla Industries) - Turtle Back Zoo Giraffe House Exhibit
WINNER: Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC (Lapolla Industries) - West Main Street Bridge


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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 17 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

Sprayfoam 2015 Convention & Expo

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

Sprayfoam 2014 Convention & Expo

Category - Commercial Wall
Runner-up: Biofoam for Mary Seat of Wisdom
Winner: Domestic Insulation for Saint Joseph Hospital

CommInsRunnerup1  CommInsWinner1

Category - Residential Wall
Runner-Up: JAG Construction for Frank Lloyd Wright House Renovation
Winner: PROFOAM of Tennessee for Oak Ridge Grant Project

ResInsRunnerup1  ResInsWinner1

Category - Roof Foam > 40,000 sq. ft. 
Runner-up: West Roofing for CLE-Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Winner: Arizona Foam & Spray for Tomar

RoofOverRunnerup1  RoofOverWinner1

Category - Roof Foam < 40,000 sq. ft.
Runner-up: Honeywell Building Envelope Solutions for Honeywell Aerospace
Winner: PROFOAM of Tennessee for Coker Creek

RoofUnderRunnerup1  RoofUnderWinner1

Category - Specialty Applications
Runner-up: Polyseal Insulation LLC for Cape Romanzof Long Range Radar Site
Winner: West Roofing for Southwest General Hospital ED-IDU Addition

SpecialtyRunnerup1  SpecialtyWinner1

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Category - Commercial Wall
Runner-up: Spray-Tec Inc. for Bluegrass Community and Technical College Newtown Pike Campus
Winner: Arizona Foam & Spray for Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 

SPFA-2013-GPL-Studios-SMALL-292  SPFA-2013-GPL-Studios-SMALL-293

Category - Residential Wall
Runner-Up: Smart Choice Insulation & Roofing Inc. for The Flour Tower
Winner: Southwest Spray Foam LLC for Television Personality Steve Thomas

SPFA-2013-GPL-Studios-SMALL-294   SPFA-2013-GPL-Studios-SMALL-295

Category - Roof Foam > 40,000 sq. ft. 
Runner-up: Honeywell Building Envelope Solutions for 206,000 sq.ft. Re-Roofing over BUR
Winner: West Roofing for Bouldevard Terrace & Neal Terrace Apartments

SPFA-2013-GPL-Studios-SMALL-296   SPFA-2013-GPL-Studios-SMALL-297

Category - Roof Foam < 40,000 sq. ft.
Runner-up: West Roofing for PlayhouseSquare 14th Street Theatre Roof Reconstruction
Winner: Biofoam for Fermilab

SPFA-2013-GPL-Studios-SMALL-298   SPFA-2013-GPL-Studios-SMALL-299

Category - Specialty Applications
Runner-up: J. Calman Industries for Coastal Progress - Marine Vessel
Winner: Insulate SB, Inc. for The Book House

SPFA-2013-GPL-Studios-SMALL-300   SPFA-2013-GPL-Studios-SMALL-301

SprayFoam Convention & Expo 2012

Category - Commercial Wall
Runner-up: NOVA Spray Foam Insulation for Mid County Recreation Center
Winner: Carolina Comfort Foam's "AESS" Division for Lyman Beecher Brooks Library

SPFA0231   SPFA0234

Category - Residential Wall
Runner-up: Western Pacific Roofing Inc. for Morgan Run Model Homes for Meritage Homes
Winner:  Coastal Insulation Corp. for HELP USA/Make It Right Foundation

SPFA0236  SPFA0238

Category - Roof Foam > 40,000 Sq. Ft.
Runner-up: Arithane Foam Roofing for Orange Lutheran High School
Winner:  West Roofing Systems, Inc. for Fieldale Farms

SPFA0250  SPFA0253

Category - Roof Foam < 40,000 Sq. Ft.
Runner-up: Spray-Tec, Inc. for Paris Fine Arts/Cafeteria Building
Winner:  West Roofing Systems, Inc. for Heather Gardens

SPFA0243

Category - Specialty Application
Runner-up: New Era Spray Foam for Fritz Residence
Winner:  Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC for National Radio Astronomy Observatory

SPFA0248  SPFA0247

SprayFoam Convention & Expo 2011

Category - Commercial Wall
Runner-up: Energy Shield Inc. for New Milkovich Middle School
Winner: Carolina Comfort Foam (AESS Division) for BRAC 133 WHS

energyshield  AESS 

Category - Residential Wall
Runner-up: Standard Insulating Co. Inc. for EnergyStar New Home
Winner:  Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC for Hawthorne Estate

StandardIns1  Ellite

Category - Roof Foam > 40,000 Sq. Ft.
Runner-up: FoamCoat Roofing & Coatings for Maryland Transit Authority
Winner:  Dodge Foam & Coatings, Inc. for Grand Coulee Dam

Foamcoat  Dodge

Category - Roof Foam < 40,000 Sq. Ft.
Runner-up: Henderson-Johnson Co., Inc. for NYSTA Angola Service Area
Winner:  West Roofing Systems, Inc. for Great Lakes Brewing Co. Elton Building Renovation & Solar Hot Water System

henderson  West

Category - Tanks and Vessels
Runner-up: InsulRight for Fairview Swiss Cheese Tank
Winner: Sadler Coating Systems for Ag Processing, Inc. Conditioner Tank

Insulright  Sadler

Category - Unique Application
Runner-up: Standard Insulation Co. for Porta John Retrofit
Winner:  FoamRun for Fitchburg Senior Center O'Neill Hall Roof Insulation

StandardIns2  Foamrun

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Thank you to all attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors for making SprayFoam Convention & Expo 2014 a great success! 

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SprayFoam 2014 Exhibit Hall Floor-Plan

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) 

SprayFoam 2014 Attendee Brochure

Tuesday, January 28, 2014:
Breakout Session 1:
1A-2A "Cashing Out & Moving On": Different Paths, Values, and Taxes, Kevin Kennedy and Joe Bazzano
1B Model Safety Program for SPF Contractors, Joe Bolduc and Rick Duncan
1C The HERS Index Score, Steve Baden
1D The Need for Ventilation and Moisture Control for Spray Foam Homes, Nikki Krueger
1E Intumescent Coatings and Spray Polyurethane Foam, Roger Morrison
1F Graco InSite(R): Remote Reporting Technology, Sara McKeon
Breakout Session 2:
2B Federal Agency Update, Carol Hetfield and Sven Rundman
2C The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (Center) Updates, James R. Kirby, AIA
2D Recoating and Renewal of SPF Roofing Systems, Bruce Schenke
2E Basic B.S. Insights for Spray Foam, HVAC, and Moisture, Claudette Reichel
2F Next Generation Blowing Agents for Closed-Cell SPF, Joe Lynch, Ernie Wysong, and Mary Bogdan

Wednesday, January 29, 2014:
General Session:
William K. Irwin, Jr., Executive Director, Carpenters International Training Fund
Breakout Session 3:
3A Industry Environmental Product Declaration for Spray Foam, Rick Duncan
3B Making Money in the Spray Foam Business, Mac Sheldon
3C Successfully Working on Commercial SPF Applications, Mason Knowles
3D Thermal and Ignition Barrier Coatings, Compliance Nuisance or Profitable Opportunity?, Ken Allison
3E Are You a Building Science Practitioner?, Bill Meehan
3F Lessons Learned-Large Scale SPF Insulation in Residential Construction, CR Herro
Breakout Session 4:
4A Foam vs Fiber, Air Sealing Benefit of Foam in Single Family Residential New Construction, Gary Parsons
4B Legislative Update, Craig Brightup
4C An Optimized Rig: Selecting the Right Equipment to Make Your Rig Safe and Profitable, Jay Johnson
4D Entering the SPF Roofing Market-for the SPF Insulation Contractor, Bruce Schenke
4E SPFA Professional Certification Program Update, Bonnie Strickler and Kelly Marcavage

Congratulations to all our Contractor Awards Nominees and Winners!  
Category - Commercial Wall
Runner-up: Biofoam for Mary Seat of Wisdom
Winner: Domestic Insulation for Saint Joseph Hospital

Category - Residential Wall
Runner-Up: JAG Construction for Frank Lloyd Wright House Renovation
Winner: PROFOAM of Tennessee for Oak Ridge Grant Project

Category - Roof Foam > 40,000 sq. ft. 
Runner-up: West Roofing for CLE-Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Winner: Arizona Foam & Spray for Tomar

Category - Roof Foam < 40,000 sq. ft.
Runner-up: Honeywell Building Envelope Solutions for Honeywell Aerospace
Winner: PROFOAM of Tennessee for Coker Creek

Category - Specialty Applications
Runner-up: Polyseal Insulation LLC for Cape Romanzof Long Range Radar Site
Winner: West Roofing for Southwest General Hospital ED-IDU Addition

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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