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SPRAYFOAM
SUMMER 2017

SPRAYFOAM Professional - The Official
Publication of the Spray Polyurethane Foam
Alliance is published for:

Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
3927 Old Lee Hwy #101B
Fairfax, VA 22030
Tel: (800) 523-6154 | Fax: (703) 222-5816
www.sprayfoam.org

PROFESSIONAL

FE AT U R E S

Executive Director
Kurt P. Riesenberg
kurtriesenberg@sprayfoam.org

16 SPRAYFOAM 2017 WRAP UP

Technical Services Director
Richard Duncan, P.E., Ph.D.
rickduncan@sprayfoam.org

24 HOW SPF AND HVAC CONTRACTORS SHOULD WORK TOGETHER
By Fiona Soltes

Certification and Training Director
Kelly Marcavage, kmarcavage@sprayfoam.org

31 BRINGING SPRAY FOAM TO SOCIAL MEDIA
By Sandy Smith

Convention Director/Member Services
Mickey Riesenberg, michele@sprayfoam.org
Administrative Assistant
Katherine Ransom, kransom@sprayfoam.org
SPFA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President
John Achille (Coastal Insulation)
Vice President
Tiffiny Flaim (BioFoam)
Treasurer
Richard Spiess (Innovative Insulation Solutions)

34 2017 SPFA CONTRACTOR AWARDS
Commercial Wall Foam - West Roofing Systems, Inc.
38 CALIFORNIA DTSC ANNOUNCES NEXT REGULATORY STAGE FOR SPF
39 ENGAGED EMPLOYEES MAKE OR BREAK YOUR BUSINESS
By Jason Hewlett
41

ASK THE EXPERT

Board Members: Larry Ash, United Thermal
Systems, John Cunningham, AGL Spray Foam,
Teri England, Smart Choice Insulation & Roofing,
Bryan Heldreth, RPC Industries,
Bonnie Strickler, PUFF Inc., Ron Winkle,
Roof Asset Management, Mitch Clifton, NCFI,
Doug Kramer, Lapolla, Nick Pagano, Graco,
Tom Sojak, Gaco Western, Joe Stockdale,
Covestro, Ridge Stockdale, Accella
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PUBLISHED MAY 2017/SPF-Q0217/7129
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DE PA R T M E N T S
7 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S CORNER
- By Kurt P. Riesenberg
Growing the Industry Through
Advocacy And Networking
9 PRESIDENT'S POST
- By John Achille
Responsible Social Media

20

12

FOAM BUSINESS NEWS

14

SPFA TODAY -
MEMBERSHIP NEWS & NUMBERS

20 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
- By Craig Brightup
A Sea-Change in Washington Policy
42 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
42 INDEX OF ADVERTISERS |
ADVERTISERS.COM

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017

Sprayfoam 2017 Wrap Up
How SPF and Hvac Contractors Should Work Together
Bringing Spray Foam to Social Media
2017 SPFA Contractor Awards
California STSC Announces Next Regulatory Stage for SPF
Engaged Employees Make or Break Your Business
Ask the Expert
Executive Director’s Corner
President’s Post
Foam Business News
SPFA Today – Membership News & Numbers
Legislative Update
Calendar of Events
Index of Advertisers | Advertisers.com
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Intro
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - cover1
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - cover2
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 3
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 4
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 5
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 6
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Executive Director’s Corner
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 8
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - President’s Post
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 10
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 11
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Foam Business News
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 13
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - SPFA Today – Membership News & Numbers
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 15
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Sprayfoam 2017 Wrap Up
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 17
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 18
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 19
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Legislative Update
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 21
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 22
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 23
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - How SPF and Hvac Contractors Should Work Together
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 25
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 26
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 27
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 28
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 29
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 30
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Bringing Spray Foam to Social Media
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 32
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 33
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 2017 SPFA Contractor Awards
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 35
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 36
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 37
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - California STSC Announces Next Regulatory Stage for SPF
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Engaged Employees Make or Break Your Business
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 40
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Ask the Expert
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Index of Advertisers | Advertisers.com
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - cover3
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - cover4
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