November 2006


Speaking from experience  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

A roofing professional shares his views about the roofing industry.

Taking initiative 

Gordon Contractors Inc. installs a green roof system on the new U.S. Department of Transportation headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Analyzing self-adhering underlayments 

Differences between self-adhering polymer-modified bituminous sheet underlayments and their performances cause concern.

Assessing asphalt  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

Asphalt roof systems remain significant players in the roofing industry.

What to do when Cupid's arrow strikes at work?  4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars

You should address workplace romances and their potential legal consequences in advance.


The NRCA-OSHA partnership 

Manual Elements 
Learn about installation of base falshing with a lightweight insulating concrete or poured gypsum deck.

Tech Today 
The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association has published a new edition of its Asphalt Roofing Residential Manual.

Safe Solutions 
All roofing contractors should have a safety orientation program for new employees

Capitol Hill 
NRCA's ability to advance its agenda will be determined by the party that wins control of the House and Senate.

Reviewing your personal and business tax positions can help save taxes for 2006.

As I was saying ...  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
FM Global has created controversy in the roofing industry by mandating changes to its 1-29 wind-design guide.