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NOV. 2011 | VOL. 41 ISSUE 11

COLUMNS

Focus

Pete Korellis, president and owner of Korellis Roofing, Hammond, Ind., testified on behalf of NRCA at a hearing held by the Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the House of Representatives.

Tech Today

Changes to the U.S. product standard for TPO roof membranes should result in some improvement to their performance. Those involved with TPO roof system design and installation should be aware of these changes and know additional improvements still are necessary.

Capitol Hill

NRCA is focusing on developing support within Congress for legislation to repeal the new health insurance tax.

As I was saying …

Whether we increase government spending to stimulate growth or reform or reduce taxes to encourage investment, the solution to creating jobs must be a fix for the long term.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Weighing the options - The dilemma of balancing waterproofing and thermal performance for vegetative roof assemblies

Weighing the options

The dilemma of balancing waterproofing and thermal performance for vegetative roof assemblies


Start with insulation - Properly designing and installing an insulation layer is critical to a roof assembly's energy efficiency

Start with insulation

Properly designing and installing an insulation layer is critical to a roof assembly's energy efficiency


Town of the future - Diamond Roofing and Diamond Solar Solutions help rebuild a sustainable city

Town of the future

Diamond Roofing and Diamond Solar Solutions help rebuild a sustainable city


Perfecting the solar shingle - The technology exists for creating an aesthetically pleasing solar shingle

Perfecting the solar shingle

The technology exists for creating an aesthetically pleasing solar shingle


No kids allowed! - Make sure you know how to secure job sites from curious children

No kids allowed!

Make sure you know how to secure job sites from curious children