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DEC. 2014 | VOL. 44 ISSUE 12

COLUMNS

Focus

The Supreme Court’s interpretation of statutory language in the Affordable Care Act could dismantle Obamacare.

Tech Today

Fire testing of rack-mounted photovoltaic systems, water-based adhesives and a mopping asphalt ballot item present issues for the roofing industry.

Capitol Hill

Legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 presents an opportunity to address the roofing industry’s workforce needs.

As I was saying …

The Horseback Heroes program provides a day of fun for kids whose parents serve in the Oklahoma National Guard.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Much work needs to be done to better understand the nature of roofing worker exposures to radio frequency radiation.

A hidden hazard - The roofing industry needs to be prepared for RF radiation risks

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress' new initiatives reaffirm its ongoing commitment to the roofing industry.

Shaping the future - New Alliance initiatives reaffirm its ongoing commitment to roofing industry excellence

Castro Roofing installs an acoustical roof system on the Dallas City Performance Hall and receives a Gold Circle Safety Award for its work.

A grand entrance in Dallas - Castro Roofing installs an acoustical roof system on the Dallas City Performance Hall

When it comes to asphalt-based roofing specifications, manufacturers often give contractors more choices than they need.

Asphalt system overkill - How many asphalt-based specs does the roofing industry really need?

Choosing the proper insulation is one way roofing contractors can build performance into their roof systems while saving money.

An insulation option - Choosing the right insulation can significantly alter a roof system's cost and performance