Training Classes & Conventions

Fiberglass and Spray Foam Insulation Training

Our comprehensive insulation training classes cover broad and detailed topics on all things insulation, including proper application techniques and safety procedures, from spray foam to fiberglass and everything in between.

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Benefits of Training with IDI

Whether you’re an owner or manager, sales representative, contractor, or installer, these fiberglass and spray foam insulation training courses cover vital information you can immediately put to use. We’ll show you how to produce a quality foam product, complete flawless installations, and ultimately increase your bottom line.

Understand Building Science and Codes

Industry codes and building standards are always changing, and it’s up to you to ensure your team is up-to-date. Understand what’s new in industry standards and learn what you need to know about the latest changes to stay in line with the latest regulations through our training courses.

Learn more about what we’ll be covering in the class you’re interested in. Contact us.

Learn About Product Advancements

From advances in equipment to personal safety accessories, there are always better-working, more reliable products entering the industry. Our experts can show you what product options are available and walk you through the best ways to get the most out of the products you need to be profitable.

Find out more about the product advancements our expert team will be covering in our next class.

Discover Market Trends and Sales Techniques

You’ll sell more while staying ahead of the curve when you know more. Get up-to-date information on what your potential clients are looking for, what they expect, and learn sales techniques to sell the latest insulation products to them.

Get ahold of us to find out if spray foam insulation classes could help your business’s bottom line.

Test to become a Manufacturer-Approved SPF Applicator

Learning to apply spray polyurethane foam correctly is important to ensure a high-quality install, for  sustaining the lifespan of your equipment and, most importantly, for your health. Learn the ins and outs of SPF application and become CPI certified.

Want to know more about the spray foaming training certification process? Call or email to ask our team.

Interested in becoming BPI certified?

Contact your local IDI rep for more information on this special training opportunity offered throughout the year.

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Upcoming Events

Whether your team is new to insulation or could use a refresher, IDI offers in-person and online training to keep your company competitive. Discover some of the brands we partner with, discuss application tips and trends, building science, how to run a profitable business and more when you attend an event with IDI Distributors.

 

In-Person Training

Our in-person hands-on experience can take your insulation installation business to the next level. With training, your team can be more confident, efficient and ready to execute professional work. While our in-person classes are available nationwide, you can also contact an IDI rep for on-site training for your whole team.

3-DAY FIBERGLASS AND SPRAY FOAM INSULATION TRAINING

Seattle, WA

June 25-27, 2024

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3-DAY FIBERGLASS AND SPRAY FOAM INSULATION TRAINING

Louisville, KY

July 9-11, 2024

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3-DAY FIBERGLASS AND SPRAY FOAM INSULATION TRAINING

Dallas, TX

August 13-15, 2024

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3-DAY FIBERGLASS AND SPRAY FOAM INSULATION TRAINING

Syracuse, NY

August 20-22 2024

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3 DAY SPANISH LANGUAGE TRAINING

Miami, FL – Spanish

October 8-10, 2024

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3-DAY FIBERGLASS AND SPRAY FOAM INSULATION TRAINING

Phoenix, AZ

October 29-31, 2024

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3-DAY FIBERGLASS AND SPRAY FOAM INSULATION TRAINING

Dallas, TX

November 12-14, 2024

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3-DAY FIBERGLASS AND SPRAY FOAM INSULATION TRAINING

Minneapolis, MN

December 10-12, 2024

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COMMERCIAL AIR SEALING, INSULATION & BUILDING ENVELOPE RETROFIT CONFERENCE

Cleveland, OH

August 27-28, 2024

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CRAWLSPACES DONE RIGHT

Atlanta, GA

Oct 15, 2024

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Stay Tuned for more 2024 Events

2024 AHR Expo

Chicago, IL

January 22-24

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SPRAY POLYURETHANE FOAM ALLIANCE (SPFA) CONVENTION & EXPO

Las Vegas, NV

March 3-6

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NATIONAL HOME PERFORMANCE (NHP) CONFERENCE

Minneapolis, MN

April 8-11

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INSULATION CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (ICAA)

Chicago, IL

September 25-28

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Online Training

Not everybody can make it to our in-person insulation training courses. We understand. That’s why we offer online insulation training. Our low-pressure and high-pressure CPI health and safety courses are comprehensive and essential for all contractors installing spray foam. The eight-course 101 insulation course is invaluable for new employees, covering the essentials of quality insulation across a variety of different products.

Quiz 1: Introduction to Insulation

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QUIZ 2: BATTS IN FRAMED WALLS

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QUIZ 3: BATTS FOR CEILINGS

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QUIZ 4: BATTS FOR FLOORS AND FOUNDATION WALLS

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QUIZ 5: RIGHT VS. WRONG INSTALLATION

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QUIZ 6: ATTIC LOOSEFILL INSULATION

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QUIZ 7: ULF BLOWING MACHINE THEORY

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QUIZ 8: BASICS OF AIR SEALING

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Meet the Instructors

IDI has been a leader in the insulation industry for over 40 years. Our experience and expertise are most obvious when you get in contact with our staff.

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Ken Allison

Ken Allison has been installing, developing, and selling building products since 1990. Ken is a Preferred Provider and trainer through the International Code Council and has his Building Analyst certification through BPI. As a trainer and business development manager for IDI, he helps contractors nationwide to decrease liability and increase profitability in high-performance structures. Ken helps teach our Three-Day National Insulation + Spray Foam Trainings as well as our Crawlspace Trainings.

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Dane Malmberg

Dane Malmberg has over a decade of experience training contractors and suppliers on high performance vapor barriers and low-pressure polyurethane spray foam. Now Dane educates contractors nationwide on the best products and practices for encapsulating crawlspaces. Dane helps teach our Crawlspace courses.

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TJ Miller

TJ Miller has over 14 years of experience in a range of positions in the SPF industry, preparing him for his current position as an instructor. He has a passion for sharing knowledge and diving in to provide hands-on help, making him one of the top trainers in the industry.

TJ helps teach our Three-Day National Insulation + Spray Foam Trainings.

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Chris Fuerst

With over 20 years of experience with blown-in insulation and the manufacturing of equipment, Chris Fuerst has pretty much seen it all. Chris enjoys sharing his experience and helping contractors increase productivity and efficiency. A well-known proven resource in everything from business development to management principles to providing hands-on help.

Chris helps teach our Three-Day National Insulation + Spray Foam Trainings as well as our Crawlspace and Installer Trainings.

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Joe Arrigo

Joe Arrigo has worked his way up from a piece rate batt insulation installer through estimating, sales and managing to eventually holding equity in the insulation business. Since selling his business, Joe has had a long history of helping other contractors identify operational efficiencies and industry best practices. Joe helps over 150 insulation contractor businesses every year and has spoken multiple times at the NAHB’s International Builders Show (IBS).

Joe helps teach our Three-Day National Insulation + Spray Foam Trainings as well as our Installer Trainings.

Resources

Learn More on your own

While IDI’s insulation training courses can instantly improve the quality of your business, our dedication to insulation education goes way beyond our courses. Offering informational blogs and educational videos about insulation installation techniques and equipment, IDI can help you better your business from the way you maintain your equipment to the way you perfect a completed job.

Whether you want to register for spray foam training or you simply want to read our informative blogs to smooth down your insulation process, IDI’s expertise is here to educate insulation businesses. Are you ready to take your insulation business to the next level? Contact our experts to learn more about our classes today!

GET IN CONTACT WITH OUR EXPERTS TODAY!

Have a question on anything insulation, pricing, or want to place an order? With hundreds of products and countless services, our experts will help walk you through the process of getting ready for your next project. Get in contact with our team today for help and guidance on the right products and best techniques for you and your business.