June 2003


The little-known liaison 

Learn more about how the Office of the National Ombudsman can help you.

Dollars and sense  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

An Illinois bank uses common sense to minimize costs during a branch's construction.

A good guy  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

NRCA's 2003-04 President John Gooding has many plans for the new fiscal year.

What is code-compliant?  2.7 stars2.7 stars2.7 stars2.7 stars2.7 stars

Make sure spray polyurethane foam roof systems are code-compliant.

A different look at polyiso  4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars

A contractor shares his experience with polyisocyanurate insulation boards.


There's a regulation about lead you may not be aware of—not adhering to it can cost up to $25,000 per day.


Capitol Hill  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
Tort reform will minimize lawsuits and positively affect insurance costs.

Legal Ease  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
You should know how to use the Spearin doctrine to your advantage.

Essentials  3.8 stars3.8 stars3.8 stars3.8 stars3.8 stars
You should understand NRCA's position about radiant barriers before using them.

Tech Today  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
The 2003 International Building Code has been released with changes to some roofing codes.