Training Classes & Conventions

Fiberglass and Spray Foam Insulation Training

Our comprehensive insulation training classes cover everything you need to know about 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

Denver, CO

June 28-30

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2 Day Training

Orlando, FL

July 12-13

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3 Day Training

Tulsa, OK

August 9-11

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3 Day Training

Indianapolis, IN

September 13-15

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3 Day Training

Dallas, TX

October 18-20

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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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2 Day Spanish Language Training

Ontario, CA

July 19-20

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1 Day Hands-on Installer Training

Bethlehem, PA

July 26

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1 Day Hands-on Installer Training

Edgewood, NY

July 28

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Crawlspace Training

San Francisco, CA

August 16

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2 Day Spanish Language Training

San Antonio, TX

August 30-31

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1 Day Hands-on Installer Training

San Antonio, TX

September 1

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Crawlspace Training

Charlotte, NC

October 4

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2 Day Spanish Language Training

Miami, FL

November 29-30

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International Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigerating (AHR) Expo

Las Vegas, NV

January 31-February 2

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Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) Convention & Expo

San Antonio, TX

February 28-March 3

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National Home Performance (NHP) Conference & Trade Show

Nashville, TN

April 11-14

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Clean Energy For Homes Conference & Trade Show Presented by the BPA

Saratoga Springs, NY

June 1-2

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Insulation Contractors Association of America (ICAA)

Phoenix, AZ

September 22-24

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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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