NIA's April 2017 E-News Bulletin
Registration is now open for NIA's Spring Insulation Energy Appraisal Program (IEAP) training course. Class size is limited for this popular 2-day course that teaches students the necessary information to give facility/energy managers a better understanding of the true dollar and performance value of their insulated systems.

Dates: May 9-10, 2017
Location: Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare-Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois
Deadline: Register by Monday, April 24, 2017

 For additional information, email  

Click here to register
Insulation Outlook Ad Deal

Special Promotion: Sign up for a Preferred 7 package before the May issue of Insulation Outlook and get free ads in 2017, plus a $1,500 digital ad credit, and a free MTL Product Catalog listing! Contact for details and pricing.

New Ad Feature for Contractors

Looking for a way to promote your services? A new Insulation Outlook ad feature can help you reach almost 12,000 people! Ads are business-card sized and are designed for you to include all of your company's services, service locations, and contact information. Priced from $350 - $2,200 annually. 
Contact for details.
Safety Spotlight

Congratulations to the 2016 Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award winners! Click here to see additional photos and the full list of winners. Click here for more information about the Safety Award.

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which is sponsored by the National Safety Council (NSC). Visit NSC's website for resources for employers and individuals.

National Fall Protection Stand-Down: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) annual event is May 8-12, which focuses on fall hazards and reinforcing the importance of fall prevention. Visit OSHA's website for details.

Crystalline silica standard enforcement delayed: OSHA announced enforcement of the standard for construction will begin September 23, 2017. Click here for details. 

NIA's recent 62 nd Annual Convention in Phoenix was a great success! Look for full coverage of the event in the next issue of NIA News and check out photos on NIA's Facebook page.

NIA's Fall Summit 2017 is taking place September 12-13 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. NIA's Fall Summit is our annual members-only event. Email us at with your speaker or topic suggestions.

Customize your week with pre-Fall Summit training sessions, the reception on September 11, and NIA's Insulation Energy Appraisal Program (IEAP) class on September 13-14.

Attendees will also have access to Reed Exhibitions' Insulation Expo (IEX) USA. For more information about exhibiting, please visit or contact Reed Sales Manager Mark Swagerty at or 203-840-5847.

Click here to learn more
Product Spotlight: Newly Updated
Safety Handbook for Insulation Worker

Available Spring 2017, this pocket-sized handbook offers practical tips for workers looking to maintain a safe working environment. New sections include heat-illness prevention, fall protection, and distracted driving. The handbook contains both English and Spanish versions of the text.

Email to pre-order yours today!
Key Dates and Deadlines

May 9-10, 2017
NIA's Spring IEAP Course
Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare-Rosemont, Chicago, IL

September 12-13, 2017

NIA's Fall Summit 2017
Reed Exhibitions' Insulation Expo (IEX) USA
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

September 13-14, 2017
NIA's Fall IEAP Course
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

April 18-20, 2018*

NIA's 63 rd Annual Convention, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL
*Please note new Wednesday - Friday schedule.

March 27-29, 2019
NIA's 64 th Annual Convention, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, Lahaina, HI

For more information on NIA events, please email

Click here for the NIA Calendar of Events
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