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AUG. 2011 | VOL. 41 ISSUE 8

COLUMNS

Focus

Through a 13-year partnership with Rebuilding Together,® NRCA and its members have donated a great deal of roofing materials and services to people in need.

Tech Today

WSRCA has released TPO Roof Membrane Repair and Maintenance Guidelines. Graham encourages those involved with TPO membrane roof systems' design and specification or installation and repair to review the guidelines.

Capitol Hill

It's not long until U.S. voters head to the polls for the 2012 presidential and congressional elections. It is important for NRCA members to be engaged in the process.

As I was saying …

A one-week visit to Mumbai confirms India is moving to more sophisticated roof systems, which will require better codes and standards and more education and training.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

The power of commitment - The roofing industry continues its long tradition of charity

The power of commitment

The roofing industry continues its long tradition of charity


Critical considerations - Vapor retarders and air barriers must be used properly

Critical considerations

Vapor retarders and air barriers must be used properly


Radiating beauty - Carpenter's Roofing & Sheet Metal installs a unique copper roof system

Radiating beauty

Carpenter's Roofing & Sheet Metal installs a unique copper roof system


Assessing Wind Vulnerability - How to assess wind vulnerability of critical facilities' roof systems

Assessing Wind Vulnerability

How to assess wind vulnerability of critical facilities' roof systems


A worthy initiative - The Obama administration attempts to make the U.S. more energy-efficient

A worthy initiative

The Obama administration attempts to make the U.S. more energy-efficient