Contents

DEC. 2005 | VOL. 35 ISSUE 12

COLUMNS

Focus

NRCA has accomplished much after the hurricanes.

Flashings

Information about material price increases is available, as well as an interview with John Donaldson, president of CertainTeed Corp., Valley Forge, Pa.

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Manual Elements

Learn about proper built-up roof drains.

Tech Today

Many roof systems are designed to exceed building codes' minimum requirements.

Safe Solutions

Job-site safety depends on contractor commitment to safety.

Capitol Hill

NRCA's Fall Committee Meetings and Legislative Conference addressed the roofing industry's political agenda.

Workplace

Being nice can increase employee motivation and performance.

As I was saying ...

A growing need for roofing workers calls for new immigration policy.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Hurricane Katrina: observations from the field - NRCA Technical Services staff visited areas affected by Hurricane Katrina to observe roof-related damage

Hurricane Katrina: observations from the field

NRCA Technical Services staff visited areas affected by Hurricane Katrina to observe roof-related damage


The laws of energy - A new energy law offers opportunities for roofing contractors

The laws of energy

A new energy law offers opportunities for roofing contractors


Cooling down Chicago - Chicago's attempt to reduce its heat island results in interesting research findings

Cooling down Chicago

Chicago's attempt to reduce its heat island results in interesting research findings



Smooth sailing - G & G Roofing of Columbus Inc. reroofs the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club

Smooth sailing

G & G Roofing of Columbus Inc. reroofs the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club