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. Whether you’re an owner or manager, sales representative, contractor, or installer, these fiberglass and spray foam insulation classes 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.

We’ll Guide You Every Step of the Way

  • Understand building science and codes
  • Learn about product advancements
  • Discover new market trends and opportunities
  • Sales techniques and training
  • Test to become a manufacturer-approved SPF applicator

Due to class size restrictions, all classes require a $150 deposit. This is the total cost for the class and can be credited towards your IDI account upon class completion.

Interested in becoming BPI certified? Contact your local IDI rep for more information on this special training opportunity offered throughout the year.

Upcoming Events

See what IDI offers in person! Discover some of the wholesale brands we feature, discuss application tips and trends, building science, how to run a profitable business and more, when you attend an event with IDI Distributors.

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3 Day Training

Mobile, AL

November 15-17

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3 Day Training

Minneapolis, MN

December 6-8

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3 Day Training

Dallas, TX

January 17-19

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3 Day Training

Omaha, NE

February 21-23

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3 Day Training

Salt Lake City, UT

March 21-23

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3 Day Training

Minneapolis, MN

April 25-27

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3 Day Training

Pennsylvania

May 9-11

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3 Day Training

Las Vegas, NV

May 23-25

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3 Day Training

Fargo, ND

June 6-8

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3 Day Training

St. Louis, MO

July 11-13

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3 Day Training

Boise, ID

August 22-24

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3 Day Training

Milwaukee, WI

September 12-14

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3 Day Training

Dallas, TX

September 26-28

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3 Day Training

Norwalk, CT

October 10-12

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3 Day Training

Michigan

November 28-30

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3 Day Training

Minneapolis, MN

December 12-14

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2 Day Spanish Language Training

Miami, FL

November 29-30

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3 Day Spanish Language Training

Charlotte, NC

March 7-9

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One Day Installer Training

Austin, TX

March 14

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One Day Installer Training

Tulsa, OK

March 16

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Crawlspace Training

Knoxville, TN

March 28

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Crawlspace Training

Atlanta, GA

May 16

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One Day Installer Training

Bethlehem, PA

May 31

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One Day Installer Training

Baltimore, MD

June 2

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3 Day Spanish Language Training

Dallas, TX

June 20-22

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One Day Installer Training

Denver, CO

June 27

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3 Day Spanish Language Training

Chicago, IL

July 25-27

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One Day Installer Training

Portland, OR

August 1

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One Day Installer Training

Spokane, WA

August 3

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3 Day Spanish Language Training

San Francisco, CA

August 8-10

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Crawlspace Training

Richmond, VA

August 29

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3 Day Spanish Language Training

Houston TX

October 24-26

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3 Day Spanish Language Training

Miami, FL

November 7-9

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Crawlspace Training

Madison, WI

November 14

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One Day Installer Training

Phoenix, AZ

November 14

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2 Day Rig + Machine Tune-Up Event

Jacksonville, FL

December 6-7

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Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) Convention & Expo

Daytona Beach, FL

February 12-15

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National Home Performance (NHP) Conference

Seattle, WA

April 17-20

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Insulation Contractors Association of America (ICAA)

Dallas, TX

September 27-30

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Online Training

We offer a number of online training classes available to insulators around the country. Whether you’re just getting started, or are seasoned in the insulation industry, our online trainings are informative and comprehensive.

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Meet the Instructors

Ken Allison

With a passion for building science, teaching, and training, 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 travels the country helping contractors to decrease their liability and increase their profitability in high performance structures.

Ken helps teach our Three-Day National Insulation + Spray Foam Trainings as well as our Crawlspace Trainings

Dane Malmberg

Dane Malmberg has spent over a decade training contractors and suppliers on high performance vapor barriers and low-pressure polyurethane spray foam. Dane’s primary focus today is educating contractors nationwide on the best products and practices for encapsulating crawlspaces and understanding the science behind them.

Dane helps teach our Crawlspace Trainings.

TJ Miller

Having over 14 years in spray foam insulation, TJ Miller has gone from helper, to sprayer, to traveling foam tech, and now an instructor. His passion for sharing knowledge and willingness to dive in and provide hands on help has made him one of the top trainers in the industry.

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

Chris Fuerst

With over 20 years of experience with blown-in insulation and the manufacturing of equipment used for it, Chris Fuerst has pretty much seen it all, and fixed it twice. Chris has a passion for sharing his experience and helps contractors increase productivity while maximizing their yields for the materials they use. From business development and management principles to grabbing a hose and helping with hands in an attic, he’s a proven resource and known throughout the industry.

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

Joe Arrigo

Joe Arrigo has worked his way up from a piece rate batt insulation installer through estimating, sales, managing and eventually having equity in the insulation business. Since selling his business, Joe has spent the past 18 years helping other contractors identify operational efficiencies and industry best practices. With a passion for helping and mentoring others to grow successful businesses, 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.

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.

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