May 2006



Dunn Roofing and Sheet Metal Inc. reroofs a historical prison as it becomes an arts center.

A shining moment 

Roofing contractors receive NRCA's Gold Circle Awards for outstanding contributions to the roofing industry.

Winds of change  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

Asphalt shingles have a new wind-resistance methodology.

Focus on ventilation  4.7 stars4.7 stars4.7 stars4.7 stars4.7 stars

Meeting standards can help solve roof ventilation issues.

Roof coatings: for better or worse  3.7 stars3.7 stars3.7 stars3.7 stars3.7 stars

Preparing surfaces for coatings is the most important step in the coating process.

Religion and the workplace: ever the two should meet?  3.8 stars3.8 stars3.8 stars3.8 stars3.8 stars

Learn how to accommodate different religious beliefs in the workplace.


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The IRS is cracking down on family limited partnerships.


Manual Elements 
Learn about channel flashing.

Tech Today 
FM Global has revised its Property Loss Prevention Data Sheet 1-29

Safe Solutions 
An effective safety program can prevent job-site accidents

Capitol Hill 
Small-business health plan legislation has been sent to the Senate.

Intuition is an important skill for roofing contractors to develop.

As I was saying ... 
The Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act is something the roofing industry desperately needs.