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JULY 2012 | VOL. 42 ISSUE 7

COLUMNS

As I was saying …

Despite feelings of uncertainty, the roofing industry continues to exhibit a sense of resiliency.

Tech Today

The International Energy Conservation Code,® 2012 Edition includes a new air barrier requirement that will significantly affect the design and installation of certain roof assemblies.

Capitol Hill

NRCA achieved significant victories after federal courts blocked two National Labor Relations Board regulations.

Focus

NRCA opens an office in Cochin, India.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

What's that smell? - Protect yourself from personal injury lawsuits related to fumes and vapors

What's that smell?

Protect yourself from personal injury lawsuits related to fumes and vapors


Still water runs deep - Proper roof slope and drainage are important to prevent excessive water accumulation

Still water runs deep

Proper roof slope and drainage are important to prevent excessive water accumulation


Worst possible environment - Empire Roofing surmounts extreme heat, heights and low ceilings to reroof Muskogee's power plant

Worst possible environment

Empire Roofing surmounts extreme heat, heights and low ceilings to reroof Muskogee's power plant


Wind by design - NRCA's wind-load calculator receives an uplift

Wind by design

NRCA's wind-load calculator receives an uplift


Understanding the new green building code - The recently released IgCC will affect roof system designs

Understanding the new green building code

The recently released IgCC will affect roof system designs