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SEPT. 2011 | VOL. 41 ISSUE 9

COLUMNS

Focus

The PV industry could offer unprecedented opportunity but not without significant challenges.

Tech Today

NRCA has updated its EnergyWise Roof Calculator Online to help those who design and specify low-slope roof assemblies.

Capitol Hill

With partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill reaching its highest levels in decades, Congress may turn its attention to more narrowly focused immigration issues, such as E-Verify.

As I was saying …

The roofing industry is preparing for a wave of citations when enforcement of OSHA's new rule regarding fall protection begins Sept. 16. The industry is not opposed to using personal fall-arrest systems, but it is opposed to simple-minded solutions.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

A sustainability laboratory - Scalo Solar Solutions completes a sustainability demonstration project

A sustainability laboratory

Scalo Solar Solutions completes a sustainability demonstration project


New technology, new safety issues - Roof-mounted PV systems pose unique safety considerations

New technology, new safety issues

Roof-mounted PV systems pose unique safety considerations


Consider certification - The RISE™ CSRP™ certification may be a boon for the roofing industry

Consider certification

The RISE™ CSRP™ certification may be a boon for the roofing industry


A better choice - Consider a new roof system when installing a roof-mounted PV system

A better choice

Consider a new roof system when installing a roof-mounted PV system


Bound to the bond - Payment bonds ensure payment, but they are complex

Bound to the bond

Payment bonds ensure payment, but they are complex