Our Hearts Go Out to Our NIA Family
Our hearts go out to our members impacted by Hurricane Ida and to Mathias Metal Systems and Tru-Fit Products who lost several members of their extended work family during the recent severe flash flooding in Tennessee. If you would like to make a donation, please contact Melissa Damesworth at Mathias Metal Systems, PO Box 201, Waverly, TN 37185.
Free Webinar: Passive Fire Protection Systems from Owens Corning
Help safeguard industrial process systems with cellular glass and mineral wool insulation from Owens Corning. Contact our Technical Services team to find out which insulation system configuration is best for your project. https://www.foamglas.com/en-us/contact

Join us Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 2 PM ET.

2021 Insulation Industry National Policy Conference Webinar Series Continues:
Federal Legislative Activities Impacting the Insulation Industry
When: Sept. 17, 2021, 12:00 p.m. ET
Presenters: Curt Rich, President and CEO, NAIMA, and Justin Koscher, President, PIMA

Hear from industry insiders on how the latest legislative actions and proposals are expected to impact the insulation industry, including:

  • The fate of energy efficiency tax credits,
  • Building efficiency and workforce training programs likely to be funded in the infrastructure bill,
  • Administration actions to raise efficiency standards in government programs, and an
  • Energy Star program update.

It's a Great Time to Join NIA!
New Member Campaign: 15-for-12
Until Oct. 4, first-time member companies can join NIA and receive 15 months of membership for the price of 12! That's full membership benefits through Dec. 31, 2022!

As an added bonus, you will be included in NIA’s 2022 Buyer’s Guide: Insulation Products and Providers, which will be mailed with the January 2022 issue of Insulation Outlook. NIA’s annual product listing and membership directory is sent to more than 11,500 subscribers, including mechanical engineers, systems designers, building and plant owners, operations/maintenance engineers, and architects.
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.

See You Next Month at NIA's Annual Convention
NIA's Annual Convention is less than 2 months away, and we invite you to make your plan to reconnect at the MGM National Harbor, Maryland, Oct. 26–28, 2021. Early-bird registration ends on Oct. 1.

Safety is a top priority for NIA, MGM, and our leadership, and we will ensure all necessary safety precautions are in place, executed, and enforced with the hotel. We encourage you to get vaccinated and join us for this long-awaited, high-caliber event!

View the schedule of events, education programs, and industry sessions. Guests are welcome, too!
In-Person Training Prior to NIA's Convention at the MGM National Harbor

Save even more by attending NIA's in-person Understanding Specifications Course on Oct. 25 at the MGM National Harbor at the discounted Convention attendee rate. Register by Oct. 7.

NIA's full in-person and virtual training lineup for all experience levels is available on NIA's website and listed in Key Dates & Deadlines at the bottom of this email.
Available for Purchase: the New
Insulation Estimator's Handbook!
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.
 
Visit NIA's Online Store or email niainfo@insulation.org for more information.
Key Dates & Deadlines
Oct. 5
Virtual Course

Oct. 7
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
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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