SPFA Announces National Industry Excellence Award Winners

The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the educational and technical resource to the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) industry, today announced the winners of the 14th Annual SPFA National Industry Excellence Awards. Winners of the prestigious industry awards program represent standout contractors and projects in the Spray Polyurethane Foam sector in insulation, roofing and specialty applications, as well as in elastomeric coatings. The winners were recognized in front of their peers and industry at the awards luncheon held onsite at the Sprayfoam Show 2019 Convention & Expo in Daytona Beach, Florida on February 6.

“This year our judges were blown away by the caliber and diversity of projects submitted for these prestigious awards,” said Denny Vandewater, Owner of Sadler Coating Systems Eagle Grove, IA, SPFA Past-President and Chairman of the 2019 SPFA Awards Program. “While we are only able to honor some of our contractor entries each year, we are very pleased with all of the projects reviewed this year as they represent best practices, innovation and the highest achievable performance of spray polyurethane foam.”

The awards program recognizes standout projects in six categories including: SPF Roof Under 40,000 Square Feet; SPF Roof Over 40,000 Square Feet; Elastomeric Roof Coatings; Commercial Wall Foam; Residential Wall Foam; and Specialty Applications.

The winners and runners up of the 14th Annual SPFA National Industry Excellence Awards include:

· West Roofing Systems with supplier Accella for John Muir Elementary in Parma, Ohio (Winner – SPF Roof Under 40,000 Square Feet)

· Cool-Roof Systems with supplier National Coatings Corporation for The Plunge at Belmont Park in San Diego, California (Runner up – SPF Roof Under 40,000 Square Feet)

· Wedge Roofing with supplier Everest Systems for Birkenstock USA Headquarters in Novato, California (Winner – SPF Roof Over 40,000 Square Feet)

· Central Coating Company, Inc. with supplier Carlisle Roof Foam & Coatings for Rodney Strong Vineyards – A Roofing & Solar Project in Healdsburg, California (Runner up – SPF Roof Over 40,000 Square Feet)

· Roof Asset Management, Inc. and supplier National Coatings Corp. for Lucix Corporation Facility in Camarillo, California (Winner – Elastomeric Roof Coatings)

· West Roofing Systems and supplier Henry for MK Asset Management in Norcross, Georgia, Des Plaines, Illinois, and Round Lake Beach, Illinois (Runner up – Elastomeric Roof Coatings)

· Purefoam Roofing & Insulation with supplier NCFI for the Central Lab Phase 7 in Frankfort, Kentucky (WINNER – Commercial Wall Foam)

· Houlden Contractors with supplier Icynene-Lapolla for the Houlden Contractors Western Division Headquarters in Chass County, Nebraska (Runner up – Commercial Wall Foam)

· Coastal Insulation with supplier Icynene-Lapolla for the Upper West Side NYC Condominiums (346 & 350 West 71st Street) in New York, New York (WINNER – Residential Wall Foam)

· Fencil Urethane Systems with supplier SWD Urethane for Eagle’s Bluff in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin (Runner up – Residential Wall Foam)

· STA-AESS-RES, LLC dba “Foam Shielding Technologies” with supplier NCFI for Gamma Guard Radiation Shielding Polyurethane Foam; Tank Waste Radiation Shielding & Macro-Encapsulation in Richland, Washington (WINNER – Specialty Applications)

· Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC and supplier Icynene-Lapolla for Interstate 81 Reed Creek, Wythe County Bridges in Virginia (Runner up – Specialty Applications)

“We are incredibly proud of all of our participating contractor members and these innovative projects completed throughout 2018,” said Tiffiny Flaim, President of the SPFA. “Projects like these prove the energy efficiency, durability, variety of use, and performance capabilities of spray foam and remind us why we are all so passionate about SPF.”

The annual awards are a key part of the Sprayfoam Show 2019, the nation’s largest annual event dedicated to spray polyurethane foam. The annual convention and expo also features: onsite exams and training for the SPFA’s Professional Certification Program; a robust exhibit hall showcasing more than 95 booth displays; a four-day educational program including more than 30 break-out sessions; the Annual Golf Tournament; VIP events; member and contractor-only events; and an entertainment filled Closing Party. Attendees at the Sprayfoam Show 2019 represent the complete Spray Polyurethane Foam industry and value chain, as well as the general public. 

For more information, visit http://www.sprayfoam.org and  www.thesprayfoamshow.com.

Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance Announces Excellence Award Winners

The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) has announced the winners of the 12th Annual SPFA National Industry Excellence Awards. Winners of the industry awards program represent stand out contractors and projects in the Spray Polyurethane Foam sector in both roofing and insulation, as well as in specialty applications. Awards were announced at the awards luncheon held at the Sprayfoam 2017 Convention & Expo in Palm Springs, Calif.
 
“Each year the Industry Excellence Awards allow us to recognize our industry’s contractors and projects,” says Kurt Riesenberg, executive director of the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA). “This year’s entries set the bar in best practices with the contractors showcased helping to set a tone of excellence in the application of spray polyurethane foam.”
 
The awards program recognizes projects in five categories including: Residential Wall; Commercial Wall; SPF Roof Under 40,000 Square Feet; SPF Roof Over 40,000 Square Feet; Specialty Applications, a category formerly known as Tanks & Vessels & Others.
 
The winners and runners up of the 12th Annual SPFA National Industry Excellence Awards include:

  • Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC for the Blakemore Estate with supplier Lapolla Industries Inc. (WINNER – Residential Wall Foam)
  • Polyseal and the Mertarvik Sled House with supplier SWD Urethane (Runner up – Residential Wall Foam)
  • West Roofing Systems Inc. for the HyCAL Gibraltar Facility Rehabilitation with supplier Premium Spray Products, an Accella brand (WINNER – Commercial Wall Foam)
  • Tri-County Insulation dba Boss Insulation for the Zinke Dairy Inc. with supplier Lapolla Industries Inc. (Runner up – Commercial Wall Foam)
  • Wedge Roofing for The Mission Church with supplier Premium Spray Products, an Accella brand (WINNER – SPF Roof Under 40,000 Square Feet)
  • West Roofing Systems Inc. for The Leader Building with supplier Accella and Progressive Materials (Runner up – SPF Roof Under 40,000 Square Feet)
  • Puff Inc. for JFK High School with supplier Covestro (WINNER – SPF Roof Over 40,000 Square Feet)
  • Insulation Solutions for Food Processing and Cold Storage Building with supplier Covestro (Runner up – SPF Roof Over 40,000 Square Feet)
  • Elite Insulation & PolyPro LLC for West Main Street Bridge with supplier Lapolla Industries Inc. (WINNER – Specialty Applications)
  • Divine Energy Solutions for Turtle Back Zoo Giraffe House Exhibit with supplier Lapolla Industries Inc. (Runner up – Specialty Applications)

 
“This year’s award entries brought in a number of innovative projects and applications,” says John Achille, president of the SPFA. “While we are limited in the number of awards we are able to bestow, this year saw no shortage of projects and work completed by contractors.”
 
The prestigious awards ceremony is one of many offerings at the Sprayfoam 2017 Convention & Expo. This year’s agenda included onsite exams and training for the SPFA’s Professional Certification Program; a keynote address by author and Emmy Award winner Steve Thomas of PBS’ “This Old House” fame, who is also a current spokesperson for Habitat for Humanity; a 35,000-square-foot exhibit hall showcasing booth displays from over 80 industry organizations, manufacturers, contractors, equipment providers, and many others; a three-day educational program including more than 30 break-out sessions; a general session with Sam Rashkin, chief architect, Building Technologies Office highlighting the Department of Energy’s Net Zero Initiatives; SPFA Annual Member Awards, honoring members who have demonstrated dedication to the betterment of the organization and industry at-large; the Annual Golf Tournament; VIP events; member and contractor-only events; an entertainment filled Close-Out Reception and Networking Party.
 
Attendance for the Sprayfoam 2017 Convention & Expo exceeded 1,200 individuals representing the complete Spray Polyurethane Foam industry and value chain, as well as the general public.
 
To inquire about event sponsorship for the 2018 event, please contact Michele Riesenberg at Michele@sprayfoam.org. Additional event information is available here.