Speaking from experience

A roofing professional shares his views about the roofing industry

Editor's note: The following views are those of the author and not necessarily those of NRCA or Professional Roofing magazine.

During the past 20 years as a roof consultant, architect and former president of RCI Inc.—The Institute of Roofing, Waterproofing and Building Envelope Professionals (RCI), I have met many roofing professionals who have shared a wealth of information. Additionally, I spent hundreds of hours in the field and through empirical experience have learned many interesting things about the roofing industry with regard to building codes, products, energy and environmental issues, and business issues, among other things.

Following are my observations regarding roofing industry issues and concerns.

Code effects