OCT. 2014 | VOL. 44 ISSUE 10



The CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Award is an opportunity for NRCA contractor members to win $5,000 for charities to which they contribute.

Tech Today

Unvented, conditioned attics can be a design alternative to conventional attic ventilation of steep-slope roof assemblies.

Capitol Hill

NRCA continues its work to delay or repeal the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Tax.

As I was saying …

Harry Esbenshade Jr. was one of the roofing industry's greatest thinkers.



What happens Nov. 4 in the midterm elections will affect government policies of great importance to all sectors of the roofing industry.

A chance for change - The midterm elections offer an opportunity to shift the congressional balance of power

There are tremendous growth opportunities for roofing professionals who make the choice to embrace photovoltaic systems.

Mainstream in the marketplace - As solar rooftops become more common, roofing professionals engaged in PV can greatly expand their local markets

United Materials LLC repairs Denver’s Byron R. White U.S. Courthouse and receives a Gold Circle Award honorable mention for its work.

A case of honorable roofing - United Materials renovates the Byron R. White U.S. Courthouse's roof systems

By working together, the solar and roofing industries can create jobs, improve safety and build environmental sustainability.

Collaborating for advancement - The solar industry's partnerships are creating jobs, advancing safety measures and providing environmental sustainability

Choosing an energy-efficient roof system is more than a black or white issue.

More than apples to oranges - Choosing the right roof system goes beyond white or black membranes