June 2008


ASCE 7 update 

ASCE 7-05 includes changes and additions that affect wind-load calculations for roof assemblies and rooftop equipment.

The Wall of Wind 

Florida International University creates a wall of wind to test roof systems.

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Rob Therrien assumes his role as NRCA president.

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Wm. Molnar Roofing installs a solar reflective roof system on 3 Nick's Tap Room.

Be sure you're paid 

Recent court cases benefiting bond claimants have prompted the continued use of AIA's A312 form.


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Professional Roofing undergoes some changes.

Tech Today 
NRCA is concerned FM 1-52 results in inappropriate use and result variability.

Capitol Hill 
NRCA prepares for an impending debate about health care reform legislation.

Environment Matters 
Professional Roofing debuts its new column dedicated to providing information about roofing and the environment.

Safe Solutions 
Determining calculated clearance is critical for preventing fall-related injuries.

As I was saying … 
NRCA is rebranding itself to stay at the forefront of the roofing industry.