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May 2024

Issue 2

E-News Bulletin

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+ Contractor Project Showcase Call for Entries

+ OSHA Updates Hazard Communication Standard

+ NIA Advocates for Members

+ Plan Now for Fall Summit and Save!

+ Submit Articles for August, September, October & November

+ Let's Grow Together!

+ Quick Links for Member Benefits, Events, Education, Resources, & More

This Memorial Day weekend, we remember and honor our nation's fallen service members and remain forever grateful for their service and sacrifice. The NIA office will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of the holiday. We wish everyone a safe holiday weekend!

For NIA Contractor Members: Enter Your Best Projects in the 2nd Annual Insulation Project Art Gallery Showcase and Competition

Back by popular demand: All NIA Contractor members are invited to submit your best project photographs to the 2nd Annual Insulation Project Art Gallery Showcase and Competition by Sept. 28. As a benefit of membership, there is no entrance fee. Winners will be selected and announced at Fall Summit 2024.

The competition highlights the creativity and artistry of contractor projects representing mechanical and industrial insulation systems, showcasing the craftsmanship of our industry.

Learn more here.

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OSHA Updates Hazard Communication Standard

OSHA announced its final rule that will update the current Hazard Communication Standard to better protect workers. The updated standard improves the information on labels and safety data sheets, allowing workers and first responders to react more quickly in an emergency. The updates take effect on July 19.

NIA Advocates for Members on Building Code Investment and Adoption

NIA joined with nearly 40 organization to request the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security to consider the value of sustainable building policies and the well-documented return on investment that the adoption and effective implementation of building energy codes provides. The organizations represent national/state/local manufacturing, contractor, sustainability, engineering, design, and resilience interests. Read the letter here.

Register Now for Fall Summit 2024—New Schedule!

Before summer officially begins, secure your registration for Fall Summit 2024, NIA's members-only meeting taking place Oct. 28–29 at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland. The schedule has been updated from previous years, and Fall Summit begins on a Monday.

Save money if you register by Oct. 7.

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How to Educate Engineers All Year

Insulation Outlook is written by insulation professionals to

educate engineers, specifiers, architects, and insulation end users. Article submissions on insulation and press releases are welcome for every issue. Upcoming topics include:

August Editorial: Technology & Tools

Article Deadline: June 3

September Editorial: Industrial Insulation Systems & CUI Prevention

NIA Member Spotlight: Industrial Insulation & High Temperature Products

Article Deadline: July 1

October Editorial: Condensation & Mold Prevention

NIA Member Spotlight: Below Ambient & LNG Products

Article Deadline: August 5

November Editorial: Resiliency & the Insulation Industry

NIA Member Spotlight: Company ESG Efforts

Article Deadline: September 2

Access articles online!

All companies are welcome to submit technical or educational articles to

Let's Grow Together: Strength in Numbers

NIA President Jack Bittner's focus this year is on Strength in Numbers, which emphasizes strengthening and growing NIA and the industry.

New Member Promotion Coming Soon

If you know of a company that should be a member of NIA, please contact Rianna Gleeson at 703-464-6422, ext. 113, with the company name and contact info.

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