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June 2024

Issue 2

E-News Bulletin

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+ Is Your Team Prepared for Severe Weather?

+ Contractor Members: Which Project Will You Enter in the Showcase Competition?

+ What Do You Value Most about Your Membership? Read Member Testimonials and Share with Potential New Members

+ Members Meet to Plan Fall Summit Programming

+ Make Sure Your Colleagues Are Well Informed

+ Submit Articles for August, September, October & November

+ Foundation Creates Legacy Circle Endowment Fund

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

Be Prepared to Keep Workers Safe in Severe Summer Weather

In addition to the tips you can read in NIA News to keep workers safe in the heat, OSHA has shared a short free video on steps employers should take to keep workers safe from hurricanes, tornadoes, and other extreme weather events before they occur.

For NIA Contractor Members: Gain Recognition for Your Craftsmanship in the Insulation Project Showcase

Get your submission ready for NIA's Insulation Project Art Gallery Showcase and Competition by Sept. 27. As a benefit of membership, there is no entrance fee. (Please contact to confirm your membership status.)

Winners will be selected and announced at Fall Summit 2024. The competition for NIA Contractor members highlights the craftsmanship, creativity, and artistry of mechanical and industrial insulation system projects.

The top three winning companies from last year have discussed the design of their insulation system in NIA’s magazine to help educate engineers about proper design and installation. Read about Elite Insulation's, Thermal Solutions', and Argus Contracting's projects

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Strength in Numbers: Growing Our Membership

NIA President Jack Bittner's focus for the year, Strength in Numbers, emphasizes the collective strength of our member companies.

To demonstrate, our members share how NIA membership has benefited their company. Get tips from your peers on how to make the most of your membership.

New Member Promotion Now through July 10

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. They can join for a 6-month, 50% savings off the normal 1-year dues rate.

From Owens Corning's Ginny Gier: “I am proud to be a member of the National Insulation Association because it allows me to connect with a community of like-minded professionals who are passionate about promoting the benefits of more.

For Members Only: Fall Summit 2024

Make your plans to join your national network at 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.

The Fall Summit Planning Committee is meeting on July 2 to discuss speakers and topics for the event. If you have any suggestions, email

Save money if you register by Oct. 7.

Are Your Colleagues Receiving the E-News Bulletin?

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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 and there is no cost for submission or publication. Upcoming topics include:

August Editorial: Technology & Tools

Article Deadline: July 1

September Editorial: Industrial Insulation Systems & CUI Prevention

NIA Member Spotlight: Industrial Insulation & High Temperature Products

Article Deadline: July 10

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!

We are currently looking for articles on system design, fire protection, industrial projects, LNG projects, carbon reduction case studies, and member companies’ ESG efforts. Email us at:

From the Foundation: New Legacy Circle Endowment Fund

The Foundation for Mechanical Insulation Education, Training, and Industry Advancement (Foundation) Board of Directors has voted to establish the creation of the Legacy Circle Endowment Fund as a new way for individuals to make personal donations to the Foundation. Contributions to the Legacy Circle Endowment Fund (suggested minimum is $2,000) are fully tax-deductible donations and will serve as permanent way to honor contributors and will further the Foundation’s primary purpose of developing and implementing strategies and recommending processes to advance and expand the commercial and industrial insulation industry.

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Happy Independence Day!

We wish you and your family a safe and festive holiday!

The NIA office will be closed on Thursday, July 4.

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