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May 2024

Issue 1

E-News Bulletin

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+ Webinar Today on Carbon Goals with the Energy Management Association

+ Deadline Next Week: Register by May 20 to Be an Inspector

+ NIA Is Seeking Course Instructors

+ Save the Date for Convention 2025

+ Submit Articles for July, August, & September

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

Topic: Carbon Goals—Start Now, It’s Easier Than You Think

Date and Time: May 14, 2:00 p.m. ET

Presenter: NIA President Jack Bittner, Senior Product Manager, Johns Manville

Click here to register

Webinar Today: NIA and EMA Address Carbon Goals

Partnering with the Energy Management Association (EMA), NIA will show EMA attendees how mechanical insulation installation can achieve carbon goals. It will explore NIA’s recent Study on Insulation’s Positive Impact on Energy Efficiency and Emission Reductions to demonstrate the effectiveness of mechanical insulation to move the country closer to the U.S. 2030 carbon goals. Learn how this study’s facts can help your company & customers use insulation to rapidly achieve decarbonization goals while saving energy and providing other system benefits.

Attend as a NIA member: Click here.

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Deadline Approaching: Register for the Virtual Insulation Inspector Certification by May 20

This certification-level course will educate you on mechanical insulation, how to verify that the insulation is being installed to the specification, and how to identify potential areas of concern during initial installation or ongoing operations.

If you don't have a Certified Inspector on your team, sign up by May 20's deadline for the 4-day virtual course (June 5–6 & June 11–12). New employees can sign up for Part 1: Understanding Mech. Insulation (virtual, June 5–6).

Learn more & register here. Or find an inspector here.

New Opportunity to Represent the Mechanical Insulation Industry: A Call for Course Instructors

NIA is actively looking for seasoned industry personnel to teach the NIA Certification training courses (in-person and virtual). This is a great opportunity to represent the industry and NIA. Previous teaching experience is not mandatory, but it is helpful. You do not need to be retired to be considered. If you are currently employed, please check with your employer for their support. To express your interest and obtain additional information, please contact Erin Penberthy at

Save the Date for NIA's 2025 Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona!

We are excited to announce the dates and location for NIA’s 2025 Annual Convention!

NIA’s 69th Annual Convention

April 28–30, 2025

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, Arizona

The resort is currently undergoing renovations and will be rebranded as the first Grand Hyatt in Arizona. The renovation and rebranding will be complete at the end of 2024. Read more here.

More event details, including early-bird registration, discounted hotel reservations, and golf tournament information, will be available this summer following the Convention Planning Committee Meeting, which takes place in conjunction with the July Board Meeting.

Members Can 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:

July Editorial: Carbon Reductions and Sustainability

Article Deadline: May 20

August Editorial: Technology and Tools

Article Deadline: June 3

September Editorial: Industrial Insulation Systems & CUI Prevention

NIA Member Spotlight: Industrial Insulation & High Temperature Products

Article Deadline: July 1

All companies are welcome to submit technical or educational articles to

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