Contents

NOV. 2014 | VOL. 44 ISSUE 11

COLUMNS

Focus

NRCA launches a blog to keep the industry apprised of matters of interest.

Tech Today

Proper roof system design can prevent moisture infiltration resulting from ice damming.

Capitol Hill

Important roofing industry issues may be addressed by Congress during its upcoming lame duck session.

As I was saying …

The direction the U.S. takes during the next two years will be decided by the upcoming Nov. 4 elections.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Engaging in labor-only contracts and misclassifying employees as independent contractors continue to be issues for the roofing industry.

A slippery slope - Misclassifying employees as independent contractors and labor-only contracts pose challenges to contractors

The RoofPoint™ program continues to gain momentum in the construction industry.

Making progress - The RoofPoint™ program continues to move forward

Russell Roofing restores Philadelphia’s Overbrook School for the Blind and receives a Gold Circle Award honorable mention for its work.

A standard of excellence - Russell Roofing restores Philadelphia’s Overbrook School for the Blind

Environmental product declarations are becoming more common in the roofing industry and may be required for future roofing projects.

What do you declare? - Environmental Product Declarations may change the way roofing projects are specified

Cool roof systems can provide energy savings for building owners.

Clear as glass - Reflective roof systems offer obvious energy savings