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Why Attend 2017 High Performance Certification? Join Us Live!

Join Us LIVE! Join HPIP and supplier presenters LIVE Friday, March 24 for your opportunity to preview course topics, learn details, and ask questions about the upcoming High Performance Certifications in PA, WI, MO, and TX To engage in the conversation and take the next step to becoming High Performance Certified, tune in Friday, March 24th . . . . read more >>

LAST CALL FOR HOTEL ROOMS FOR STATE COLLEGE TRAINING

Last Call For Hotel Rooms HOTEL RESERVATIONS Call 814-863-5000 referencing group code HPIP17A. Rooms must be booked by Sunday, March 12 at 12:01 AM to guarantee group rate and availability. High Performance Certification in State College, PA Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to earn your High Performance Certification in State College, PA April 12-13! Contractors, builders, raters, and code/building officials are invited. . . . . read more >>

Earn Your High Performance Certification in State College, PA

High Performance Certification in State College, PA HPIP and sponsoring partners will be in State College, PA April 12-13 for valuable hands-on insulation instruction. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about Grade I installation, air leakage and sealing, building codes, machine safety, attic insulation, and more! REGISTER TODAY to guarantee your seat. LOCATION: Classroom: The Nittany Lion Inn, . . . . read more >>

Don’t Miss High Performance Hands-On Insulation Trainings in 2017

Save The Date: 2017 High Performance Trainings HPIP is offering valuable hands-on training across the U.S. to educate contractors and industry professionals on the best techniques and systems to achieve grade-one standards. Join us for two days of classroom instruction, hands-on installation, and a great opportunity to network while earning your High Performance certification. April . . . . read more >>

High Performance Insulation Training in Phoenix NEXT WEEK!

  High Performance Insulation Training NEXT WEEK! Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to earn your high performance insulation credential! Join HPIP and sponsoring partners in Phoenix, AZ for classroom learning and hands-on high performance insulation training from the best instructors in the industry. CLICK HERE to register today. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2 Drury Inn & Suites Phoenix Tempe, 1780 . . . . read more >>

LAST CALL TO SIGN UP FOR PHOENIX TRAINING!

  LAST CALL TO SIGN UP FOR PHOENIX TRAINING! HOTEL RESERVATIONS CLICK HERE to book your room online with group code 2290775, or call 1-800-325-0720 referring to group code 2290775. Reservations MUST be made by Friday, October 21 to book your room in the HPIP Group Block. FREE Hands-On Training From Top Industry Suppliers Attend the High Performance Insulation . . . . read more >>

FREE High Performance Insulation Training in Phoenix; Register Today to Earn Your High Performance Credential!

  REGISTER TODAY! Free High Performance Insulation Training in Phoenix, AZ Join the industry’s top contractors in Phoenix, AZ for valuable, hands-on high performance insulation training. CLICK HERE to reserve your seat today. Pre-registration is required. LOCATION Classroom: Drury Inn & Suites Phoenix Tempe, 1780 W Ranch Road, Tempe, AZ 85284 Jobsite: TBD WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER . . . . read more >>

FREE Johns Manville Spider® Plus

HPIP’s FREE live training webinar series continues Friday, September 9 at 10:00 AM CDT, with Johns Manville Spider® Plus. Don’t miss out on this great learning opportunity, and earn 2 High Performance CEUs (1 Building Science + 1 Approved System) and 1 BPI CEU. Johns Manville Spider® Plus Presented By: Tom Calzavara 1) Understand the principles behind interlocking fiber technology 2) Set-up . . . . read more >>

Contractors Receive FREE Continuous Insulation Course By HPIP Systems Sponsors

  Systems Partners Co-Present Continuous Insulation Session Don’t miss your opportunity to learn about the best insulation systems and practices with classroom learning and hands-on training on September 27-28 in Denver, CO! HPIP Systems Sponsors Johns Manville and Owens Corning will lead the classroom session on Continuous Insulation. CONTINUOUS INSULATION PRESENTED BY: TOM CALZAVARA & CRAIG MARDEN . . . . read more >>

FREE Blowing Machine Operation, Maintenance, & Safety Course

  Proper Insulation Blowing Machine Maintenance & Safety Attend the HPIP Denver Training Workshop September 27-28 to learn about caring for your insulation blowing machine and keeping your crew safe during operation from Richard Anderson with CertainTeed MachineWorks. INSULATION BLOWING MACHINES OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, & SAFETY PRESENTED BY: RICH ANDERSON, CERTAINTEED MACHINE WORKS Sales & Marketing Manager . . . . read more >>

Get To Know Top High-Performance Contractors!

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   Sponsor Valuable High Performance Insulation Training Our High Performance Insulation Training takes place September 27-28 in Denver, CO. Don’t miss this great opportunity as HPIP and its sponsoring partners offer quality hands-on training to . . . . read more >>

Learn Air Sealing Facts and Techniques From the Insulation Experts

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   Systems Partners Co-Present Air Sealing in Denver Join HPIP and sponsoring partners at the Denver High Performance Insulation Training Workshop on September 27-28. Systems Partners Knauf Insulation and Owens Corning will jointly present their . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on August 8, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   Discounts Leads To Grow Your Business HPIP Affiliate Partner, HomeAdvisor, held two webinars discussing the 4% Quarterly Rebate offer to all HPIP members, what they have to offer, best practices, and how to manage your . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on July 20, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   HPIP & HomeAdvisor Affinity Program Webinar HomeAdvisor participates in HPIP’s Affinity Program, offering a 4% Quarterly Rebate to HPIP Members. Join us for this week’s webinar to learn about how this member benefit can save you on leads . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on July 18, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   Mark Your Calendar! Don’t miss these upcoming events by HPIP to discuss HomeAdvisor’s Affinity Program offer to HPIP Members ONLY! Wednesday, July 20 HomeAdvisor Webinar: Managing Your Account & Best Practices (Approved Members Webinar) . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   FREE Advanced Framing Techniques Webinar Join us for this great opportunity! Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT Advanced Framing Techniques Presented By: Clint Shireman, Knauf Insulation This webinar provides a basic . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   HPIP’s FREE Live Webinar Series Continues Don’t miss this FREE webinar on attic insulation: Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT Insulating An Attic With Blown-In Insulation -Why should you care if . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   Earn FREE BPI & HPIP CEUs HPIP will continue its FREE live webinar series: Thursday, June 9, 2016 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT Sustainable, High Performance Reflective Insulation Products & Systems Presented by: Michael . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on May 14, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   Insulation Blowing Machine Operation, Maintenance, and Safety HPIP is producing a series of live webinars of courses presented by Member Partners at the Kansas City Training Workshop, April 21-22. HPIP’s live webinar series will . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on May 6, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   MEET OUR NEW MEMBERS   GFI Insulation, Inc. 1881 E 1450th Road Lawrence, KS 66044 P: 913-439-8680 Star Companies, Inc. 8320 Westridge Raytown, MO 64138 P: 816-353-2160 Insulation Pros  13755 158th St. Bonner Springs, . . . . read more >>

HPIP Contractors Earn High Performance Insulation Credential in Kansas City

Posted on April 27, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

KANSAS CITY HIGH PERFORMANCE TRAINING EVENT Check out more photos of the Kansas City Training Event on our Website & Facebook! HPIP Was in Kansas City April 21-22 for High Performance Insulation Training. The Event Was a Huge Success! The Kansas City Training Event consisted of two days of classroom coursework and hands-on demonstrations by . . . . read more >>

LAST CALL FOR KANSAS CITY TRAINING HOTEL RESERVATIONS – BOOK YOUR ROOM TODAY!

Posted on April 9, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

LAST CALL FOR ROOM RESERVATIONS CLICK HERE or call 913-742-7777 to reserve your room for the Kansas City Training Workshop at Hyatt Place Kansas City in the HPIP group block. Reservations MUST be made by Friday, April 8th to receive the HPIP discount.    GRADE I BATT INSTALLATION & BLOW-IN FIBERGLASS WALL COURSES FEATURED AT HPIP TRAINING CLASSROOM SESSION SPOTLIGHT . . . . read more >>

Continuous Insulation Session Presented by HPIP Systems Partners at 2016 Kansas City Workshop – REGISTER NOW!

Posted on April 9, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

  HPIP SYSTEMS PARTNERS CO-PRESENT CONTINUOUS INSULATION SESSION HPIP System Partners, Johns Manville and Owens Corning, will co-present the Continuous Insulation classroom session and job-site demonstration at the Kansas City Training Workshop, April 21-22.         SESSION SPOTLIGHT CONTINUOUS INSULATION PRESENTED BY: TOM CALZAVARA & CRAIG MARDEN With the rapidly changing code environment, it . . . . read more >>

Insulation Fabrics LLC Joins HPIP Associate Membership

Posted on April 4, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

HPIP welcomes new Associate Member, Insulation Fabrics LLC, into the high performance insulation family!  Insulation Fabrics has been a manufacturer and converter of a wide array of Nonwoven solutions in many industrial and consumer durable applications since 1988. Their recent product introductions in 2012 have targeted specialized applications in the insulation arena, including fabrics for blown-in . . . . read more >>

OSHA 10 Training Available at HPIP Kansas City Training Workshop. REGISTER TODAY!

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

  OSHA 10 TRAINING AVAILABLE AT KANSAS CITY WORKSHOP Join us in Kansas City at the HPIP Training Workshop for OSHA 10 Training, presented by NAHB award winner, David “Safety Dave” Redlin. Dave is the Senior Project Manager and Environmental & Safety Specialist of Progressive Environmental & Safety Consulting Group. Dave graduated University of Kansas . . . . read more >>

Systems Partners Co-Present Air Leakage & Sealing Session at HPIP Kansas City Training Workshop. REGISTER TODAY!

Posted on March 8, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

  KNAUF INSULATION & OWENS CORNING CO-PRESENT AIR LEAKAGE & SEALING SESSION SESSION SPOTLIGHT AIR SEALING FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE PRESENTED BY: CLINT SHIREMAN Air Sealing for High Performance Clint Shireman will discuss the pressures that make buildings leak, how that leakage is measured, common practices to help to reduce leakage, and how a tight building . . . . read more >>

HPIP Kansas City Training Workshop: Session Spotlight

Posted on March 5, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

HPIP KANSAS CITY TRAINING WORKSHOP SESSION SPOTLIGHT JOHNS MANVILLE SPIDER PLUS PRESENTED BY: TOM CALZAVARA Johns Manville Spider® Plus blown-in insulation, now featuring interlocking fiber technology, is the next evolution of the JM insulation family. Interlocking fiber technology allows the fibers to spring and lock into cavities with no adhesive or netting. And with a simple installation . . . . read more >>

REGISTER NOW FOR FREE HIGH PERFORMANCE INSULATION TRAINING

Posted on February 24, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

DON’T MISS OUT ON FREE TRAINING FOR YOU AND YOUR COMPANY REGISTER NOW Limited number of seats available! HYATT PLACE KANSAS CITY – LENEXA CITY CENTER BOOK YOUR ROOM BEFORE THEY ARE GONE!   CATCH A GAME WITH THE 2016 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS, THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS Enjoy an evening of networking and baseball with other . . . . read more >>

REGISTER NOW FOR FREE INSULATION TRAINING

Posted on February 17, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.” REGISTER NOW FOR FREE INSULATION TRAINING Don’t miss your chance for FREE HIGH PERFORMANCE INSULATION TRAINING! Join HPIP at the first training event of 2016 in Kansas City, April 21-22.             . . . . read more >>

FREE INSULATION INSTALLER TRAINING SPONSORED BY MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

Posted on February 17, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.” REGISTER NOW FOR FREE INSULATION TRAINING             JOB SITE: TBD CLASSROOM LEARNING: Hyatt Place Kansas City, 8741 Ryckert Street, Lenexa, KS 66219 CLASSROOM & JOBSITE INSTRUCTION Loosefill Fiberglass Systems · . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on January 25, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   SAVE THE DATE: FREE INSTALLER TRAINING IN KANSAS CITY! Between April and October of 2016, HPIP and our sponsors will host a series of regional workshops, making quality hands-on training accessible to every insulation contractor across . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on January 8, 2016 by Shelby Beck.

“We support the growth and expertise of our members who provide high performance, energy efficient insulation systems and related components.”   HPIP Members Asked to Submit Training 2016 will be a year focused on training – both online and hands-on workshops. HPIP contractor members are asked to begin reporting their current training credentials, whether it . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on November 13, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

HPIP New Member United Insulators, Inc. Michael Sventko 1500 W. Littleton Blvd Littleton, CO 80120 P: 303-730-3059 United Insulators is a full service contracting business who provides effective building envelope solutions for new construction and retrofits of older homes and commercial buildings. They specialize in supplying and installing insulation for everything from new construction to remodeling and . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on November 3, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

SPFA Modules in Review for Accreditation In an educational partnership with HPIP, the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), has submitted educational courses to the HPIP Training Committee for accreditation. SPFA members who are also HPIP members will be eligible to use SPFA’s approved coursework to re-certify as High Performance. For more information on Professional Certification . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on November 2, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

HPIP Training Vouchers to Expire All training vouchers from HPIP manufacturers will expire at the end of the year. To earn your high performance credentials, please complete the training by December 31, 2015. To redeem your FREE training before it expires, contact your manufacturer sales representative.   HPIP New Member Ecoattics, Inc.  Cliff Elefson 970 . . . . read more >>

Attic Insulation Projects Made Easy with New App from CertainTeed

Posted on October 5, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

Source: CertainTeed Press Release InsulSafe® SP Mobile Field App calculates in-home estimates, and helps with installation and troubleshooting on the jobsite  (Valley Forge, Pa.) – Insulation contractors can look forward to much quicker project turnaround time thanks to the new InsulSafe® SP Mobile Field App from CertainTeed. Building on its industry-leading training and technical support . . . . read more >>

HPIP NEWS

Posted on September 7, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

HPIP New Member Dalworth Home Performance Shane Hobbs 12750 S Pipeline Rd., Ste 2B Euless, TX 76040 Phone: 888-204-8477 Dalworth Home Performance is an integral part of Dalworth Companies headquartered in Euless, Texas. With nearly 40 years of experience in the residential and commercial home energy savings, cleaning, and restoration industries, they pride themselves in . . . . read more >>

HPIP News

Posted on August 14, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

HPIP Partners Now Eligible to Submit Courses for Accreditation HPIP is working with our Associate, Distributor, and System Partners and Nonprofit organizations to develop educational content. This enables our contractor members to earn and maintain their High Performance credential. We invite you to participate by submitting your content for accreditation. Such content may include courses you . . . . read more >>

CertainTeed Machine Works & Black Gold, Inc. Renew Membership; Gold Member Continues to Train Employees

Posted on July 31, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

CERTAINTEED MACHINE WORKS RENEWS ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP CertainTeed Machine Works Blair Gaida 101 Hatfield Road Winter Haven, FL 33880 Phone: 863-294-3206 CertainTeed Machine Works brings together CertainTeed and Unisul – two companies with serious credibility in the building materials industry. With CertainTeed’s 40+ years of experience with insulation and Unisul’s 75+ years in the industry, the . . . . read more >>

HPIP Renewed Members

Posted on July 23, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

Key Insulation Jenny Owen 8135 Bracken Creek San Antonio, TX 78266 Phone: 866-937-1082 Key Insulation originated in 2000 as a test within a homebuilding program in San Antonio, Texas and is now the largest privately owned insulation installer in Central Texas. Key Insulation offers open and closed cell foam, cellulose, blown fiber glass, shelving, mantels, . . . . read more >>

Johns Manville’s Spider® Plus Added to HPIP Endorsed Systems

Posted on July 22, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

Johns Manville Spider® Plus blow-in insulation, now featuring interlocking fiber technology, is the next evolution of the JM insulation family. Interlocking fiber technology allows the fibers to spring and lock into cavities with no adhesive or netting. And with a simple installation that is typically faster than other spray systems and unprecedented drying times, Spider . . . . read more >>

EcoLogical Insulation, LLC Reaches Gold Status

Posted on July 17, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

Eric Garrett of EcoLogical Insulation, LLC completed HPIP Entry and Gold Level training to advance their membership to Gold status. Jason Schoonhoven, also from EcoLogical Insulation, completed the HPIP Entry Level training as well. Way to go, Eric and Jason! . . . . read more >>

HPIP Renewed Members

Posted on July 17, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

West Chester Insulation Michael Hobson 882 S. Matlack St., Unit J West Chester, PA 19382 Phone: 610-692-6882 West Chester Insulation has been known as Delaware Valley’s “We Care Insulators” for over twenty years. Their superior workmanship and state-of-the-art products and services make them an easy choice for discerning homeowners and builders. Committed to high quality . . . . read more >>

HPIP Renewed Members

Posted on July 16, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

Go Green Insulation Seumas Hodges 14248 Hwy 44 Caldwell, ID 83607 Phone: 208-454-2367 Go Green Insulation is a locally owned family business serving Idaho and Oregon. They offer top quality professional service and are dedicated to eco-friendly building while maximizing energy savings and increasing comfort. They provide professional services to residential, commercial, agricultural, mining, state . . . . read more >>

OSHA Releases Guidelines for Confined Spaces in Construction

Posted on July 9, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new standard for confined spaces has been developed to protect workers from accidents in attics and crawl spaces. Due to several on-the-job deaths, OSHA’s new rule requires proper training, entry preparation and ongoing practices. The standard is effective August 3, 2015. CLICK HERE to view OSHA’s Confined Spaces . . . . read more >>

HPIP Platinum Members Astro Insulation & EcoFoam/Insulutions Among Others to Renew

Posted on July 3, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

PLATINUM MEMBER Astro Insulation Jim Fox 4418 Route 31 Ringwood, IL 60072 Phone: 815-653-4900 Astro Insulation has been a leading provider of insulation solutions for homes and businesses since 1998. From the beginning, they have been dedicated to using the latest technologies and methods, as well as reliable customer service, to deliver quality insulation that . . . . read more >>

Members Continue to Use $1,925 Training Vouchers

Posted on June 26, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

Les Cain of EcoFoam/Insulutions has completed HPIP online Entry and Gold level training using a manufacturer voucher. EcoFoam/Insulutions is one of HPIP’s highest trained members who is continually investing in their company by educating their employees with HPIP’s online training. Congratulations to Les on successfully completing the training and EcoFoam/Insulutions for setting themselves apart! . . . . read more >>

Renewed Member

Posted on June 26, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

Westside Drywall & Insulation 2755 Pacific Highway Hubbard, OR 97032 Phone: 503-620-7036 Starting out as a drywall business in 1991, Westside Drywall & Insulation expanded their business to include insulation services when they discovered the growing need and desire for builders and homeowners to have the convenience of hiring one company to provide multiple services. Westside Drywall . . . . read more >>

Certification for Insulation Contractors

Posted on June 24, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

Middle-skill credentials are defined as non-degree credentials, or education and training that’s “less than a baccalaureate.” Research shows that the return on investment in earning such credentials is on the rise, and we all know there’s a labor shortage at hand when it comes to skilled trades. Until recently, a meaningful credential just didn’t exist . . . . read more >>