June 2012


Natural-born leader  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

Bruce McCrory is ready for his role as NRCA president.

Vexing ventilation issues  4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars

NRCA helps roofing contractors understand building code requirements for attic ventilation.

The law of the land 

The Supreme Court recently ruled on various employment matters. Roofing contractors should stay informed of these decisions to ensure their companies are well-positioned to survive resulting legal claims.

Ice dam busting 

Roofing contractors should know the answers to key questions regarding water and ice-dam protection to position themselves as experts in winter roof system care.

Reroofing in the Lone Star State 

Castro Roofing of Texas reroofs the Hall of State in Dallas and receives NRCA's 2012 Gold Circle Award in the Outstanding Workmanship—Low-slope category for its work.


Despite the economy's struggle to recover, job creation is stronger than many realize.

Tech Today 
Because of recent changes to wind-load design procedures, designers need to reconsider how they specify asphalt shingles' wind resistances.

Capitol Hill  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
Congress must act to avoid allowing the current estate tax rate to expire. If allowed to expire, small- and mid-sized family-owned businesses seeking to transfer between generations could be subject to a potentially crippling tax hike.

As I was saying … 
NRCA is considering developing certification programs to help roofing contractors tangibly demonstrate their commitments to being professional.