NAIMA Announces Two New Senior Staff Appointments.ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The North American North American
named after North America.
North American blastomycosis
see North American blastomycosis.
North American cattle tick
see boophilusannulatus. Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA NAIMA North American Insulation Manufacturers Association ) is pleased to announce two appointments of senior staff.
The NAIMA Board of Governors has appointed Angus Crane Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Crane's responsibilities will focus on management of the regulatory, legislative and sustainability team at NAIMA. The team will promote public policies and regulatory initiatives that advance the benefits of energy efficiency, provide NAIMA's Board and membership with current information and developments on regulatory, legislative and sustainability issues, and present comment, input and research on proposed legislation, regulations, and sustainability guidelines addressing energy conservation and potentially affecting NAIMA's members. Most importantly Adv. 1. most importantly - above and beyond all other consideration; "above all, you must be independent"
above all, most especially , Mr. Crane and the regulatory, legislative and sustainability team will serve as advocates for the sustainability and environmental benefits achieved through the energy efficiency of insulation products. Mr. Crane previously held the position of Vice President, General Counsel at NAIMA.
The NAIMA Board of Governors has appointed Kate Offringa Vice President, Public Affairs Those public information, command information, and community relations activities directed toward both the external and internal publics with interest in the Department of Defense. Also called PA. See also command information; community relations; public information. . Ms. Offringa's responsibilities will include management of the team working with NAIMA's four product committees and the communications committee. The public affairs team promotes the energy efficiency benefits of residential and commercial building insulation Thermal insulation in buildings is an important factor to achieving thermal comfort for its occupants. Insulation reduces unwanted heat loss or gain and can decrease the energy demands of heating and cooling systems. , metal building insulation, and industrial, pipe and air handling insulation products. The team's work is focused on code and standards development and implementation, technical research projects and training, support for voluntary energy efficiency programs, and public outreach and education. Ms. Offringa and the public affairs team will serve as a resource for NAIMA's Board and membership, keep them informed of developments in these areas, and work to position NAIMA members' products as the premier thermal and acoustic insulations for reducing energy use, improving the environment and providing economic benefits. Ms. Offringa previously held the position of Director, Federal and State Programs at NAIMA.
NAIMA is the association for North American manufacturers of fiber glass, rock wool rock wool
See mineral wool.
Noun 1. rock wool - a light fibrous material used as an insulator
mineral wool , and slag wool mineral wool. See under Mineral.
See also: Slag Wool insulation products. Its role is to promote energy efficiency and environmental preservation Environmental preservation is the strict setting aside of natural resources to prevent the use or contact by humans or by human intervention. In terms of policy making this often means setting aside areas as nature reserves (otherwise known as wildlife reserves), parks, or other through the use of fiber glass, rock wool, and slag wool insulation, and to encourage the safe production and use of these materials.
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