March 2005


The EPDM outlook  4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars

Recent research from the EPDM Roofing Association has produced results about EPDM performance.

Facing Safety 

Learn about the top 10 challenges contractors face when implementing safety programs.

Built complex   5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

A challenging metal roof system is installed on a California community center and aquatic complex.

Cooling down the house  4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars

New research developments could produce cool roofing materials for residential roof systems.

Disoriented about orientation  4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars4.3 stars

Confusion with regard to mechanically attached single-ply membrane roof systems can lead to wind-uplift problems.


For the fifth year, NRCA sponsored Rebuilding Together's® Super Bowl Kickoff to Rebuild.


Capitol Hill  4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Attempting to introduce asbestos liability reform bills has been a struggle.

Safe Solutions 
Teaching safe work practices can help keep insurance premiums down.

Manual Elements  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
Roof expansion joints carefully should be designed to handle roof expansion and contraction.

Tech Today 
Adequate drainage must be considered when designing roof slope.