July 2005


How would you roof this facility? 

NRCA member roofing contractors share their opinions about how they would roof a fictional building.

Low-slope reroofing guidelines 

Review guidelines for the low-slope reroofing process.

Keeping warm  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

A company installs a roof system on a new vacation home during a harsh winter.

A case study in condensation  4.8 stars4.8 stars4.8 stars4.8 stars4.8 stars

Learn about a company that prevented attic condensation in a residential building.

Get acquainted with the alliance 

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress is a significant part of the roofing industry.

An early paper trail 

Learn how to avoid liability by keeping records during employee recruitment.


Competition from undocumented immigrants is a problem for legitimate businesses.


Manual Elements 
Sheet-metal enclosure can help reduce penetrations during weatherproofing.

Tech Today 
Read an overview of papers presented at RCI Foundation's cool roofing symposium.

Safe Solutions 
Workers must be taught safety when driving company vehicles.

Capitol Hill 
Read an update about developments with regard to energy-efficiency and depreciation legislation.

Family businesses play an important role in the economy and society.

As I was saying ... 
Roofing professionals now can position themselves as experts about energy efficiency.