Contents

JAN. 2012 | VOL. 42 ISSUE 1

COLUMNS

Focus

Small businesses are particularly prone to technical disasters, but there are ways to safeguard your data.

Tech Today

Historical methods of determining the relative dryness of concrete roof decks may no longer be adequate. Alternative evaluation approaches are needed to determine when concrete decks are dry.

Capitol Hill

NRCA secures a significant victory with repeal of the 3 percent withholding tax on government contracts.

As I was saying …

The imposition and subsequent repeal of the 3 percent withholding tax on government contracts is a reminder that lawmaking is an ugly business done in ways that defy common sense.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Don't blunder the benefits - The Davis-Bacon Act includes a complex fringe benefit obligation

Don't blunder the benefits

The Davis-Bacon Act includes a complex fringe benefit obligation


New city, new ideas - NRCA heads to Orlando, Fla., for its 125th Annual Convention and the 2012 International Roofing Expo®

New city, new ideas

NRCA heads to Orlando, Fla., for its 125th Annual Convention and the 2012 International Roofing Expo®


Insuring the future - Tecta Solar re-energizes Harleysville Mutual Insurance complex

Insuring the future

Tecta Solar re-energizes Harleysville Mutual Insurance complex


Another year, another volume - NRCA updates and expands guidelines for metal panel and SPF roof systems

Another year, another volume

NRCA updates and expands guidelines for metal panel and SPF roof systems


Added protection - Many roofing professionals are not covered against wage and hour-related claims

Added protection

Many roofing professionals are not covered against wage and hour-related claims