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SEPT. 2010 | VOL. 40 ISSUE 9

COLUMNS

Focus

Use of roof-mounted photovoltaic systems is sure to increase.

Tech Today

SPRI releases its wind design guide for vegetative roof systems.

Capitol Hill

Failure to extend existing tax rates will result in substantial tax increases.

Safe Solutions

Certain design elements can safeguard roofing workers.

As I was saying …

Roofing contractors are finding ways to survive the down economy.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Testing vegetative roof systems - Results show potential problems with wind

Testing vegetative roof systems

Results show potential problems with wind


Making solar safe - PV testing and installer certification are needed to improve safety

Making solar safe

PV testing and installer certification are needed to improve safety


The power of light - Virginia Tech's lumenHAUS incorporates a sustainable roof system

The power of light

Virginia Tech's lumenHAUS incorporates a sustainable roof system


Seizing an opportunity - A new program certifies professionals involved with installing roof-mounted PV systems

Seizing an opportunity

A new program certifies professionals involved with installing roof-mounted PV systems


A considerable change - How the Obama administration is ensuring employees know their rights to unionize

A considerable change

How the Obama administration is ensuring employees know their rights to unionize