• Free Tools to Promote Insulation, Inspection, and Appraisals
  • Insulation Industry Webinar Series Examines Building Performance Standards on June 25
  • Let's Grow Together in 2021!
  • Join Us In Person at the MGM National Harbor for NIA's Annual Convention
  • Prioritizing NIA's Future Plans
  • Save on the New Insulation Estimator's Handbook
  • NIA Training Fall Lineup: In Person & Virtual
  • New OSHA COVID-19 Guidance
  • Take NIA's Photo Challenge
  • Seeing Safety Stars!
  • Insulation Outlook Editorial: NIA's Convention Double Issue Is Coming Up!
  • Owens Corning's Passive Fire Protection Webinar
  • Plus more!
Let Us Help You Promote the Value of Insulation and NIA Learning Programs
As insulation professionals, you know the power and value of insulation, inspections, and energy appraisals. Now, NIA has created accessible resources that make it easier to share this information with your clients, customers, and end users: from social media messages to ready-to-go professionally designs ads to short videos to PowerPoint slides for your presentations. For questions and suggestions, email training@insulation.org.

Check out this video about the value of inspection, which is included as part of the Media Kit!
Next Friday's Free Webinar: Exploring Building Performance Standards with the Institute for Market Transformation
Insulation Industry Policy Conference Webinar Series
Topic: Exploring Building Performance Standards with the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT)
When: Friday, June 25, 2021, Noon-1:00 p.m. ET
Presenter: Zachary Hart, Associate Director of Building Performance Policy, IMT

The insulation industry speaks "building energy code" fluently, but what about building performance standards? Cities, states, and now the federal government are looking at this innovative regulatory tool to drive improved performance and energy efficiency savings over the life of the building. IMT works with government entities and the private sector to remove the barriers to making our buildings as energy efficient as they can be.

IMT's Zachary Hart will explain how building performance standards work, where they are being deployed, and what this policy tool means for promoting an energy-efficient thermal building envelope. Click here to learn more.
Let's Grow Together in 2021!

Now through July 5, 2021, new companies can join NIA for 50% off the normal dues rate and receive full benefits from July 1, 2021, through Dec. 31, 2021. It is a great time to put NIA President Dave Cox's theme, Together for Tomorrow, into action and amplify the power of industry relationships to build confidence for the future.

If you know of a company that should be a member of NIA, please contact Aimee Doyle at 703-464-6422, ext. 113, or email membership@insulation.org. We are happy to reach out to them to share this membership promotion. Click here for more details about membership.
We encourage you to get vaccinated and join us F2F for this long-awaited, high-caliber event!

Is your company interested in promoting your brand at this event? Learn more about sponsorship opportunities.
Making Travel Plans Yet? See You at NIA's F2F Annual Convention in October!

What: NIA’s 65th Annual Convention
Where: MGM National Harbor, Maryland
When: Oct. 26–28, 2021
Discounted Registration Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

That's right! NIA's Convention is taking place this fall and we are ready to reconnect. Here's how to join us F2F (face-to-face):

  1. Register yourself and your team at the lowest early-bird and multi-registrant rate.
  2. Book your discounted room at the MGM National Harbor.
  3. Make your travel plans.

Click here to see the schedule, confirmed speakers, and more. Guests are welcome too, and fall is a fabulous time to explore all that the National Harbor and Washington, DC, areas have to offer.
Priorities & Preparation: NIA's Board Focuses on Long-Range Plans in July
The key to success for any association is its members and NIA has outstanding leadership, volunteers, and members. At the July F2F (face-to-face) Long-Range Planning Session, the NIA Board will take stock of the insulation industry and determine NIA's priorities for the next few years. Look for more information on future plans in upcoming NIA publications.
NIA Members Only: Pre-order & Save!
NIA's New and Improved
Insulation Estimator's Handbook
Pre-order Discount: 33% off through July 30
This classic NIA reference tool has gotten a complete update! Known throughout the industry for providing the data needed for almost every type of mechanical insulation estimate, this 215-page spiral-bound handbook contains valuable technical information for estimating insulation, as well as formulas and conversions, information on insulation accessories, and technical variables of an insulation project.

Email niainfo@insulation.org for more information.
NIA Learning Programs: Register Today for Virtual & In-Person Opportunities This Fall
OSHA Updates: COVID-19 Guidance and Open Meeting Scheduled for National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
OSHA Announces New Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare and Guidance for Other Industries
On June 10, 2021, OSHA delivered its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that had been scheduled for publication in March 2021. The new ETS only applies to employers working in the healthcare industry. As a result, OSHA also issued new COVID-19 guidance for non-healthcare employers. While the new ETS applies to a subset of employers (in healthcare), the new guidance applies widely across other industries.The new ETS will be published in the Federal Register at 29 CFR 1910.502 Subpart U. For now, it is available here: www.osha.gov/coronavirus/ets. You can also read more in the July issue of Insulation Outlook from NIA's Legal Counsel.

OSHA Schedules Meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
The U.S. Department of Labor has scheduled a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health at 1:00 p.m. ET, June 22, 2021, via teleconference and WebEx.
The tentative agenda will include an update from OSHA Acting Assistant Secretary Jim Frederick, remarks from National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Director Dr. John Howard and discussions about occupational safety and health issues.The meeting is open to the public.The teleconference dial-in number is 1-800-369-1663 and the passcode is 2863848. Join the meeting via WebEx. The meeting password is Welcome!24. Click here to read more.
Where Will Insulation Outlook Go Next? It's Up to You!
Next up is sunny Las Vegas with Owens Corning's Matt Durkin! We are spreading the word about the power of insulation everywhere and anywhere, and we invite everyone to take a photo with your issue of NIA's magazine—at home, in front of the insulation at your plant, or on vacation. Send your photos to editor@insulation.org and post them on social media with #NIAmeets.

Connect with NIA on social media to share your photos!
Matt Durkin, Owens Corning in Las Vegas!
Help Make Sure Everyone Who Should be Reading about Insulation Is Getting Insulation Outlook!
Email us whenever you change your remote office location and we can update your subscription. It's easy! Also, do you know a coworker, engineer, specifier, building manager/owner, or other insulation end user who should be receiving Insulation Outlook magazine? Please send their contact information to circulation@insulation.org for a free Insulation Outlook gift subscription!
We Are Seeing Stars—NIA's Safety Stars!
We are proud of NIA's Safety Excellence Award winners and love seeing them with their awards in their locations across the country! NIA announced the 2020 Safety Excellence Award winners in conjunction with our Virtual Spring Summit. Please keep sending your award photos to events@insulation.org.

We look forward to recognizing each company in person at NIA’s 65th Annual Convention, taking place Oct. 26–28, 2021, at the MGM National Harbor.

Applications Are Open for NIA's 2021 Safety Excellence Award
NIA's Safety Excellence Award is the association’s highest industry honor for outstanding safety performance. NIA recognizes safety as a vital part of the mechanical insulation industry and created this award more than a decade ago to recognize top companies that have established structured safety programs to ensure the well-being of their employees and create safe working environments.

Safety Award Applications Due: Sept. 1, 2021
Winners Announced at NIA’s 66th Annual Convention: Mar. 30–Apr. 1, 2022

September & October Insulation Outlook Spotlight: Special Convention Double Issue
The biggest issue of the year is coming up in September/October, and we would be honored to have you suggest a topic or share a project, and of course, promote your brand!

Email editor@insulation.org today if you want to suggest a topic that should be covered or ads@insulation.org to build your brand.
Upcoming Issues
August: Marine Insulation Systems
September/October: Convention Double Issue
November: Industrial Insulation Systems & Coatings
Oct. 12: Save the Date for Passive Fire Protection in Industrial Applications, an Owens Corning-Sponsored Webinar
The processing and storage of flammable liquids and gases poses significant fire risk for facilities. Proper insulation systems can help safeguard personnel and protect industrial systems. During this webinar, you will learn about design considerations and how thermal insulation can provide passive fire protection on industrial process piping and equipment.

Are you interested in sponsoring a webinar? Contact training@insulation.org for more information.
Key Dates

June 24
Virtual course

June 25
Noon-1:00 p.m. ET

July 13-16
July Board of Directors Meeting (closed meeting)
Hotel Viking Newport, Rhode Island
July 27
Technical Information Committee Virtual Meeting
12:00-4:00 p.m. ET

Aug. 10
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Sept. 15-16
Virtual Course

Sept. 15-16 and Sept. 22-23
Virtual Course

Oct. 5
Virtual Course

Oct. 6-8
Metal Building Laminator Committee Meeting
Tampa, Florida

Oct. 12
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Oct. 25
MGM National Harbor, Maryland (in-person course)

Oct. 26-28
MGM National Harbor, Maryland (in-person event)

Nov. 9-10
Registration Deadline: Oct. 21
Virtual course

Nov. 30-Dec. 3
Houston, Texas (in-person course)
For more information on NIA events, please email events@insulation.org.

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