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JUNE 2012 | VOL. 42 ISSUE 6

COLUMNS

Focus

Despite the economy's struggle to recover, job creation is stronger than many realize.

Tech Today

Because of recent changes to wind-load design procedures, designers need to reconsider how they specify asphalt shingles' wind resistances.

Capitol Hill

Congress must act to avoid allowing the current estate tax rate to expire. If allowed to expire, small- and mid-sized family-owned businesses seeking to transfer between generations could be subject to a potentially crippling tax hike.

As I was saying …

NRCA is considering developing certification programs to help roofing contractors tangibly demonstrate their commitments to being professional.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Natural-born leader - Bruce McCrory is ready for his new role as NRCA president

Natural-born leader

Bruce McCrory is ready for his new role as NRCA president


Vexing ventilation issues - Understanding building code requirements for attic ventilation

Vexing ventilation issues

Understanding building code requirements for attic ventilation


Reroofing in the Lone Star State - Castro Roofing of Texas becomes a part of history at the Hall of State in Dallas

Reroofing in the Lone Star State

Castro Roofing of Texas becomes a part of history at the Hall of State in Dallas


Ice dam busting - Eradicating ice dams begins below the roof deck

Ice dam busting

Eradicating ice dams begins below the roof deck


The law of the land - The Supreme Court has made significant rulings in employment law during the past year

The law of the land

The Supreme Court has made significant rulings in employment law during the past year