Still water runs deep
by Jason P. Wilen, AIA, CDT, RRORoofing contractors may be held responsible for ponding on new or re-covered roof systems. It is necessary to coordinate with the building owner, roof system designer and general contractor to address potential drainage deficiencies.
Worst possible environment
by Chrystine Elle HanusEmpire Roofing Ltd. reroofed Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company's boiler rooms at the Muskogee power plant and received two NRCA Gold Circle Awards for its work.
Understanding the new green building code
by Mark S. GrahamThe new International Green Construction Code, 2012 Edition now is available for adoption by state and local code jurisdictions.
What's that smell?
by David M. GershUnderstanding and managing inherent risks associated with fume-emitting products will help limit your liability to third-party claims.
Wind by design
by Joan P. Crowe, AIARoof Wind Designer, NRCA's online wind-load calculator, recently was updated to include ASCE 7-10the 2010 edition of ASCE 7. ASCE 7-10 contains significant changes that will affect the wind design of buildings' exterior envelopes.
NRCA opens an office in Cochin, India.by Ambika Puniani Bailey
The International Energy Conservation Code,® 2012 Edition includes a new air barrier requirement that will significantly affect the design and installation of certain roof assemblies. by Mark S. Graham
NRCA achieved significant victories after federal courts blocked two National Labor Relations Board regulations.by Duane L. Musser
As I was saying
Despite feelings of uncertainty, the roofing industry continues to exhibit a sense of resiliency.by Bill Good
The Roofing Marketplace