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Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association

The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) is the national trade association representing Polyiso insulation manufacturers and suppliers to the Polyiso industry. PIMA advances the use of Polyiso insulation and is one of the nation’s foremost industry advocates for energy-efficient practices and policies. In addition, PIMA has been recognized by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Sustainable Building Industries Council for advocacy and products. To learn more about PIMA's History, Please click here.

Mission

PIMA is the unified voice of the rigid Polyiso industry and an advocate for safe, cost-effective, sustainable and energy-efficient construction. PIMA membership promotes the Polyiso industry through leadership, advocacy and education.


PIMA Members

PIMA’s membership includes Polyiso insulation manufacturers and suppliers to the Polyiso industry. PIMA  represents the public policy interests of Polyiso manufacturers and suppliers at the local, national, and international level, while advancing the message of high performance building construction. For a list of PIMA members, associate members, and affiliate members, visit PIMA Members.

Initiatives

As an award-winning association, PIMA has been a leader of programs and a supporter of legislation playing an important role in a variety of public initiatives including:

  • Education

PIMA publishes technical bulletins and other educational materials to increase the building industry’s understanding of product benefits.

  • Product Development

PIMA, in partnership with other organizations, has performed joint research and development of standards and product improvements.

  • Recognized Leadership

PIMA is both a national and international advocate for energy efficiency programs. PIMA members and staff serve leadership roles in key energy efficiency advocacy organizations, and PIMA staff have played advisory roles to key governmental agencies on issues ranging from ozone depletion to climate change.

  • Legislative Support

PIMA has been a tireless advocate for enhanced state energy codes and other government policies motivating building owners and contractors to heighten building envelope performance. PIMA has also strongly supported legislative policy to encourage federal tax incentives for energy-efficient commercial buildings.

Partners

PIMA works with representatives from all sectors of the building industry and a variety of trade organizations and environmental advocates to support policies promoting safe, cost-effective, sustainable, and energy-efficient construction, including:


Awards

PIMA and Polyiso products have received the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council’s (SBIC) 2003 "Best Practice” Sustainability Award and the U.S. EPA’s Climate Protection Award for leadership in promoting energy efficiency and climate protection. The EPA also awarded PIMA and its members the Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award for "leadership in CFC phase-out in Polyiso insulation and in recognition of exceptional contributions to global environmental protection."

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