COVID-19 News

NIA Free COVID-19 Business Management Webinars

NIA is now hosting at least one webinar a week on business topics that will help navigate the stimulus packages, new regulations, working remotely, and more. After the initial presentation, webinars are archived online so that you can watch them at your convenience. Visit our webinar web page for the topics.

COVID-19 Ongoing Survey Efforts to Measure Impact on Insulation Companies

The associations representing the insulation industry are surveying contractors every 2-3 weeks to gain insights on how COVID-19 is impacting our industry. Due to the fluidity of this situation, and how much changes from day to day, and week to week, some questions will be repeated in each survey so that we can monitor the changes our members are experiencing. We appreciate your participation in them.

See how other companies are being impacted by viewing the past survey results: March 25, April 4, April 17 Commercial and Mechanical, April 17 ResidentialMay 22 Residential and Light Commercial Insulation, May 22 Commercial and Industrial Insulation

Free Call with NIA's Legal Counsel to Discuss Your COVID-19 Questions

Auman, Mahan & Furry's Labor and Employment Group is offering a free 30-minute call on COVID-19 during April for NIA member companies. Get your questions anaswered by calling Auman, Mahan & Furry’s  at 937-223-6003.

Free Articles on Coronavirus/COVID-19 for Employers from NIA Legal Counsel

We would like to share several resources for employers related to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from NIA Legal Counsel, Gary Auman of Auman, Mahan & Furry.

Advocacy: NIA is Working on Your Behalf

NIA has been advocating for the insulation industry on your behalf during this very difficult time. Below is a listing of the past month's activities and what you can participate in right now.

Current Action: NIA's Fly-In Has Become a Call-In

Call your representative to advocate for the industry, especially for the future stimulus packages and your current needs during COVID-19. It is more important than ever that members of Congress hear from you to understand how the COVID-19 crisis affects your business and our industry.

April 21: NIA sent a letter to Governors in the Northeast about Reopening Their Economies Responsibly with the Construction Industry

April 7: Sign the letter to the government to address the problems for the insulation and construction industry when applying for the SBA loans.

March 30: Write a Letter to Congress. If you would also like to advocate for yourself, we have drafted a letter for you to personalize and send to your members of Congress. Click here to download a letter to personalize.

NIA Informs

NIA's biweekly digital newsletter full of the latest advice and information to help your business navigate the rapidly changing environment and the COVID-19 challenges. It is emailed to members on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but you can catch up by reading the archives below.

Virtual Training during Workplace Distancing

Vimeo On-Demand Training Portal

NIA's Archived Educational Webinar Series are free for NIA members and can be accessed through NIA's Vimeo on Demand Training Portal. NIA’s popular Mechanical Insulation Installation Video Series (English and Spanish) is also available for streaming via Vimeo. Click here to view NIA's On-Demand Training Portal.

NIA's Educational Center

NIA and our partners have created a variety of training and educational resources for the industry. Click here to learn more.