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MARCH 2013 | VOL. 43 ISSUE 3

COLUMNS

Focus

Technology in the roofing industry continues to improve, and contractors are embracing it.

Tech Today

Improvements to ASTM C1289 for polyisocyanurate insulation are needed to make the standard less confusing and cumbersome.

Capitol Hill

Lawmakers are making tax reform a priority this year. Potential tax reform legislation could significantly affect the roofing industry.

As I was saying …

Expect federal agencies to issue a number of new regulations this year.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Falling for safety - Is OSHA's steep-slope fall-protection standard in workers' best interests?

Falling for safety

Is OSHA's steep-slope fall-protection standard in workers' best interests?


Keeping up with steep slopes - NRCA's steep-slope manual is thoroughly revised for 2013

Keeping up with steep slopes

NRCA's steep-slope manual is thoroughly revised for 2013


Lighting the lamp - Greenwood Industries restores the roof system on Boston's TD Garden

Lighting the lamp

Greenwood Industries restores the roof system on Boston's TD Garden


In the valley - Selecting the appropriate valley configuration for a roof system depends on many factors

In the valley

Selecting the appropriate valley configuration for a roof system depends on many factors


Staying aboveboard - I-9 forms and E-Verify can help you manage eligible workers, but both require effort

Staying aboveboard

I-9 forms and E-Verify can help you manage eligible workers, but both require effort