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FEB. 2012 | VOL. 42 ISSUE 2

COLUMNS

Focus

Twenty-five years ago, NRCA celebrated its centennial. Few could have anticipated how things have changed.

Tech Today

NRCA has published two new technical documents that will be useful to roof system designers and installers.

Capitol Hill

NRCA has increased its efforts to advance regulatory reform initiatives that minimize the burdens government regulations place on roofing contractors.

As I was saying …

As the roofing industry continues to recover, it once again will be difficult to find entry-level workers.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES


Safety is no accident - Fall protection, I2P2, silica and asphalt fumes—there is no shortage of concerns

Safety is no accident

Fall protection, I2P2, silica and asphalt fumes—there is no shortage of concerns


Keeping the past present - Solar technology at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i renews a legacy

Keeping the past present

Solar technology at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i renews a legacy


Insurers on the fritz - An increase in natural disasters decreases the availability of homeowner's insurance

Insurers on the fritz

An increase in natural disasters decreases the availability of homeowner's insurance


Back to basics - As buildings become more geometrically complex, the purpose of roof systems should not be forgotten

Back to basics

As buildings become more geometrically complex, the purpose of roof systems should not be forgotten


An unequal fight - The NLRB wants you to inform employees of their right to unionize

An unequal fight

The NLRB wants you to inform employees of their right to unionize