Contents

JUNE 2017 | VOL. 47 ISSUE 6

COLUMNS

Focus

Professional Roofing has redesigned its format to better reflect what readers desire.

My American dream

Roofing professionals should recognize and embrace the diversity within the industry.

Recommendations for better shingling

NRCA Guidelines for Asphalt Shingle Roof Systems provides NRCA's latest best practice guidelines for the design and application of asphalt shingle roof systems.

Tackling tax reform

Congress and the president propose tax reform that would benefit U.S. businesses.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Jim Barr, president of Barr Roofing Co., Abilene, Texas, begins his term as NRCA's chairman of the board.

Key City values  - NRCA elects Jim Barr as chairman of the board

Industry associations and companies are researching solutions to combat the growing problem of moisture in concrete roof decks.

The quest for dryness - Moisture in concrete roof decks is a growing problem that needs to be addressed

Ridgeworth Roofing Co. Inc., Frankfort, Ill., installs a TPO membrane roof system on Magid® Glove and Safety Manufacturing's facility.

Fit like a glove - Ridgeworth Roofing installs a 14-acre TPO membrane roof system on Magid® Glove and Safety Manufacturing’s facility

Reflective roof membranes in low-slope applications likely will retain aged in-service reflectance values less than their three-year-aged CRRC reflectance ratings.

Not as cool as advertised - Roofing contractors evaluate in-service performance of reflective roof membranes

You can help customers differentiate between PVC and TPO membranes during the roof system selection process.

Thermoplastics 101 - A customer guide to PVC and TPO membranes