November 2016

Also in the November 2016 Issue:

Trends in Employment: How Firms Can Adjust to Attract and Retain Talented Workers

To learn more about why students continue to gravitate toward positions in engineering and the greater construction industry, Insulation Outlook staff recently sat down with students and newer entrants to the workforce to get the inside scoop on what they look for in their careers. Many Millennials graduated college at the height of the recession, which has led to a heightened focus on choosing a course of study that has solid job prospects.

Debunking Millennial Myths

Rather than focusing on outdated stereotypes, construction employers should develop workplaces where top talent across all generations can engage and thrive.

Global Demand for Insulation

Global demand for insulation is expected to rise 3.7% per year to 26.0 billion square meters of R-1 value in 2020. Developing countries are expected to account for the majority of insulation demand gains, with rising building construction activity and industrial output driving growth.

NIA’s Updated Website Increases Access to Tools and Resources

The National Insulation Association (NIA) recently unveiled its redesigned website at its Fall Summit 2016 meeting. The updated, streamlined design will make it even easier for users to access NIA’s numerous resources. These tools are helpful for those looking to simply learn more about mechanical insulation, or those who need detailed information on how to properly insulate mechanical systems. When it comes to insulation,, is a one-stop shop for users of all knowledge levels.

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