August 2012


Another way to fasten 

Adhesive fastening offers roofing contractors, designers and building owners an alternative to mechanical fastening.

Get stuck in traffic 

Businesses should communicate with their customer bases using online marketing initiatives to maximize awareness, communication and outreach.

Roofing on a curve  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

Ruff Roofers Inc. restores The Johns Hopkins University's Gilman Hall's three copper roof systems and receives an NRCA Gold Circle Awards honorable mention for its work.

Everyday Heroes  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

Professional Roofing highlights charitable acts NRCA members have performed during the past year.

The same but different  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

Low-VOC solvent-based and water-based adhesives should be considered apart from traditional solvent-based contact adhesives.

What you can't see can hurt you 

Moisture in concrete roof decks can result in premature roof system failure. More research is needed to determine the maximum amount of moisture roofing materials can safely tolerate.


The Kids Trust was founded by a roofing professional to help abused children.

Tech Today 
NRCA has released NRCA Guidelines for Architectural Metal Flashings to assist those who design, specify, fabricate or install architectural metal flashings.

Capitol Hill 
Although legislative action to reform U.S. energy policy appears unlikely during 2012, lawmakers continue to seek policies that can gain bipartisan support.

As I was saying … 
NRCA's contributions to the roofing industry’s best practices take many forms.