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March 2024

Issue 2

E-News Bulletin

Visit NIA's website

+ Reserve Your Spot in Friday's Insulation Industry Webinar

+ Apr. 1 Convention & Silent Auction Deadlines

+ Find an Insulation Inspector

+ Take Three Education Center Courses Before Apr. 30

+ Insulation Outlook Topics for June, July, and August

+ New Poll: Terms You Need to Know

+ AMPP and NIA on LinkedIn

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

Insulation Industry Webinar, Friday, Mar. 29, 12:00 p.m. ET

Unlock Key Findings from U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Reports on Building Decarbonization

NIA has partnered with the Insulation Industry Association Council to bring you this new webinar. USGBC’s Melanie Colburn and Wes Sullens will share key conclusions from two reports: State of Decarbonization: Progress in U.S. Commercial Buildings 2023 and Driving Action on Embodied Carbon in Buildings. Hear the key data points and mechanisms for reducing the environmental impacts associated with building construction and operations.

Register in advance here.

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Apr. 1: Regular Convention Registration and Silent Auction Donation Deadlines

NIA's 68th Annual Convention and Silent Auction (Apr. 1719) is just a few weeks away, and regular registration closes on Monday, Apr. 1. View the latest attendee list. The Silent Auction donation deadline has been extended to Monday, Apr. 1. Even if you are not attending Convention, make an online donation so that your company will be represented at this industry-favorite event!

Quick Links

Business-Building Resources: Next Thermal Insulation Inspector Certification Course

The inspection process helps companies extend the life of their mechanical insulation systems and identify potential future areas of concern, such as personnel or process safety. If you don't have a Certified Inspector on your team, the next course registration deadline is May 20 for the June 5–6 and June 11–12 virtual course. Learn more and register here. Find an inspector here.

Three Safety Courses Available Only Until Apr. 30

As part of a limited-time special agreement, three courses for the Education Center are available to Premier Training Subscribers until Apr. 30:

New courses will continue to be added! Visit the Education Center and check out featured courses.

You Can Educate Engineers on Three Topics

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:

June Editorial: Building Envelope and Metal Buildings

Member Spotlight: Metal Building Products (members can submit info about their products)

Issue Deadline: Apr. 9

July Editorial: Carbon Reductions and Sustainability

Issue Deadline: May 6

August Editorial: Technology and Tools

Issue Deadline: June 3

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Have You Checked Out the Insulation Science Glossary?

The Insulation Science Glossary is an online industry resource and contains a list of basic and advanced insulation industry terms and their definitions. It is reviewed quarterly by NIA’s Technical Information Committee. Granular and punking are two terms that have been updated recently. Check it out here.

We want your input for a new course: Send us the 3 terms you think everyone should know and take the poll below.

Vote on the #1 term everyone should know:

Get the Latest News: Follow NIA on Our Social Channels

A popular LinkedIn post this month shared the news about the new NIA and AMPP partnership to create insulation standards. See the post here and read the press release here.

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