News

  • SPFA Announces Keynote Speaker for SprayFoam 2023 Convention & Expo

    • By SPFA
    • Added on Jan 17, 2023

    The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) has announced the keynote speaker for the upcoming SprayFoam 2023 Convention & Expo happening February 12th through 15th in Daytona Beach, Florida. On the morning of Tuesday, February 14th, international speaker and recognized digital marketing specialist Marcus Sheridan will lead the conference’s widely anticipated keynote address. read more

  • Inflation Reduction Act

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on Nov 30, 2022

    As we get ready to embark into 2023, there are some updates and opportunities that spray foam contractors should be aware of. As the Executive Director of the SPFA, I’d like to share these with you now to make sure you are leveraging all information and opportunities to ensure that your business is geared up for success in the new year. read more

  • Labor Shortage Affects Large and Small Companies

    • By Lisa smith, Membership Manager, SPFA
    • Added on Sep 29, 2022

    According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the COVID-19 pandemic caused a major disruption in America’s workforce —something that many experts have referred to as “The Great Resignation.” In 2021, more than 47 million American workers quit their jobs, many of whom were in search of an improved work-life balance, workplace flexibility, increased compensation, and a strong company culture. read more

  • PFAS & Spray Polyurethane Foam

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on Aug 01, 2022

    In recent months, several states have introduced legislation to curtail the use of products containing PFAS chemicals, which in some cases, can impact the use of closed-cell spray polyurethane foam (SPF) products. read more

  • Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) Elects and Announces New Board of Directors For 2022-2024

    • By SPFA
    • Added on Jul 05, 2022

    The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the educational and technical voice of the spray polyurethane foam industry, today announced its newly elected Board of Directors for 2022 to 2024. Encompassing industry leaders from both the contractor and manufacturer sides of the business, as well as spanning the insulation and roofing sectors, the Board includes an Executive Committee, 12 voting members and 8 additional non-voting members. read more

  • Using Undocumented SPF Products

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on May 31, 2022

    SPF materials have been in short supply during the past several months. Because of this supply challenge, many SPF contractors may be installing whatever products are available. In today’s market this may be considered a necessity, but using unfamiliar products is a risky proposition – especially if these products are not properly qualified for construction use. read more

  • Most Successful Convention to Date and Legislative News

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on Mar 30, 2022

    Just a few months into 2022, the SPFA is celebrating some big news. This year’s SprayFoam 2022 Convention & Expo was our most successful to date and we hit an all-time record of 1,518 attendees. As we expected, after two long years apart, you all were as excited as we were to get back to the in-person business of spray foam. We can’t thank our sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, volunteers, staff, and attendees enough for making San Antonio an exceptional event. read more

  • National Industry Excellence Awards To Be Held at SprayFoam 2022

    • By SPFA
    • Added on Feb 07, 2022

    The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the educational and technical resource to the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) industry, is hosting the 16th Annual SPFA National Industry Excellence Awards at the SprayFoam 2022 Convention & Expo later this month. Winners will be announced at the official awards ceremony to be held Wednesday, March 2nd at 1:00pm onsite at the convention in San Antonio, Texas. read more

  • It's Showtime!

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on Feb 01, 2022

    SprayFoam 2022 Convention and Expo is officially back this month, hitting the Lone Star State in San Antonio, Texas February 28 through March 3. This will be our very first time at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and, after taking last year off because of COVID-19 restrictions, the industry-wide anticipation for this show is undeniable. Everyone is ready to get back to business, as well as the fun, of all things sprayfoam. read more

  • Building Code Updates for 2021

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on Dec 01, 2021

    Every three years the International Codes Council updates the model building codes, commonly called the I-codes. It is important that SPF contractors understand important changes. Late last year, the 2021 I-codes were published and include the International Residential Code (IRC), International Building Code (IBC) and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Several changes in this new edition of the model building codes impact SPF. read more