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OCT. 2011 | VOL. 41 ISSUE 10

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Focus

In response to growing demand, metal roof systems can easily be made more "green."

Tech Today

Roofing professionals sometimes find electrical conduit embedded within roof systems or placed directly below roof decks. The electrical code provides some guidance regarding electrical cables, raceways and boxes placed in or under roof decks.

Capitol Hill

Reform of the Internal Revenue Code has not occurred since 1986. However, bipartisan agreement on the need for tax reform could set the groundwork for a tax overhaul that likely will have significant implications for the roofing industry.

As I was saying …

NRCA's board of directors is working on what will become NRCA's next strategic plan. The new plan will call for NRCA to become the clearinghouse for all building codes and standards and to promote professionalism.

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Evaluating metal roof assemblies - Research reveals the thermal performance of highly insulated metal roof assemblies

Evaluating metal roof assemblies

Research reveals the thermal performance of highly insulated metal roof assemblies


Digging into green - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville performs extensive green roof system research

Digging into green

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville performs extensive green roof system research


The power of Emagine-ation - Wm. Molnar Roofing installs multiple roof systems on a movie theater

The power of Emagine-ation

Wm. Molnar Roofing installs multiple roof systems on a movie theater


Charting a path - NRCA has an ambitious upcoming legislative agenda

Charting a path

NRCA has an ambitious upcoming legislative agenda