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FEB. 2015 | VOL. 45 ISSUE 2

COLUMNS

Focus

April 15 is the deadline for NRCA's 2015 Children's Art Contest.

Tech Today

ASTM International has revised its product standard applicable to oxidized asphalt used in roofing.

Capitol Hill

As NRCA works to minimize intrusive regulations on its members, the importance of ROOFPAC, NRCA's political action committee, continues to grow.

As I was saying …

NRCA will co-sponsor Latino Roofing Industry Success Day to attract those who see a future in the roofing industry.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

The ingenuity and innovation displayed by Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 participants was impressive.

A celebration of solar - Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 offered students an opportunity to show the benefits of solar energy

NRCA's 128th Annual Convention and the 2015 International Roofing Expo® promise opportunities for roofing industry professionals to network and learn.

Back to the Big Easy - NRCA heads to New Orleans for its 128th Annual Convention and the 2015 International Roofing Expo®

Ruff Roofers Inc. restores multiple roof systems at Baltimore's Towson University and receives a Gold Circle Awards honorable mention in the Outstanding Workmanship: Steep-slope category for its work.

Roofing with merit - Ruff Roofers restores multiple roof systems at Towson University

Using the Federal Trade Commission’s energy model calculation to determine effective R-values for insulation material is not realistic and can lead to increased energy costs.

R-values in our climates - Testing insulation at local climate temperatures can better determine R-values

NRCA's 26 days in China reveal much about the Chinese culture and roofing industry.

An international affair  - NRCA spends 26 days conducting training courses in China