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MAY 2014 | VOL. 44 ISSUE 5

COLUMNS

Focus

Raising the federal minimum wage may do more harm than good.

Tech Today

RCI Inc.'s 29th International Convention and Trade Show featured presentations about several roofing-related topics.

Capitol Hill

Regulatory reform legislation passes the House, boosting NRCA's agenda in Washington, D.C.

As I was saying …

The numbers are in: The 2014 International Roofing Expo® was the biggest ever.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

A selfless spirit - Ryan Watts wins the Best of the Best Award

A selfless spirit

Ryan Watts wins the Best of the Best Award


Covering your options - Cover boards are available in a variety of sizes and materials

Covering your options

Cover boards are available in a variety of sizes and materials


Restoring Jefferson's vision - W.A. Lynch Roofing reroofs the Rotunda at the University of Virginia

Restoring Jefferson's vision

W.A. Lynch Roofing reroofs the Rotunda at the University of Virginia


The age of hybrid roof systems - Stone wool insulation provides durability and energy-efficiency

The age of hybrid roof systems

Stone wool insulation provides durability and energy-efficiency


The devil is is in the details - Construction contracts can contain hidden language that will increase your company's risk

The devil is is in the details

Construction contracts can contain hidden language that will increase your company's risk


A question of accuracy - Long-term thermal resistance values may be misleading

A question of accuracy

Long-term thermal resistance values may be misleading