Contents

JULY 2005 | VOL. 35 ISSUE 7

COLUMNS

Focus

Competition from undocumented immigrants is a problem for legitimate businesses.

Flashings

Information about working with depressed employees is available, as well as an interview with James J. Giese, president of Jim Giese Roofing, Dubuque, Iowa.

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Manual Elements

Sheet-metal enclosure can help reduce penetrations during weatherproofing.

Tech Today

Read an overview of papers presented at RCI Foundation's cool roofing symposium.

Safe Solutions

Workers must be taught safety when driving company vehicles.

Capitol Hill

Read an update about developments with regard to energy-efficiency and depreciation legislation.

Workplace

Family businesses play an important role in the economy and society.

As I was saying ...

Roofing professionals now can position themselves as experts about energy efficiency.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

How would you roof this facility? - NRCA member roofing contractors give their opinions about how to roof a fictional building

How would you roof this facility?

NRCA member roofing contractors give their opinions about how to roof a fictional building


A case study in condensation - Evaluating and preventing attic condensation in a residential building

A case study in condensation

Evaluating and preventing attic condensation in a residential building




An early paper trail - Record keeping during the recruiting process can help you avoid liability

An early paper trail

Record keeping during the recruiting process can help you avoid liability


Keeping warm - Butcher & Baecker Construction installs a cedar shake roof system on a new vacation home

Keeping warm

Butcher & Baecker Construction installs a cedar shake roof system on a new vacation home