Contents

SEPT. 2007 | VOL. 37 ISSUE 9

COLUMNS

Focus

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress announces its Most Valuable Player Awards.

Workplace

Properly motivating employees can lead to increased productivity.

Safe Solutions

Training workers to understand material safety data sheets is key to avoiding or minimizing chemical exposures.

Capitol Hill

Blame for Congress's failure to pass comprehensive immigration reform can be attributed to both political parties.

Technical Elements

Learn about structural metal panels and gutters.

Tech Today

Review roofing industry guidelines for using underlayment as temporary weather protection.

As I was saying …

It is important to have suppliers at the table as the roofing industry's issues grow in complexity and importance.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Preparing for the worst - Contractors discuss how they prepare for natural disasters

Preparing for the worst

Contractors discuss how they prepare for natural disasters



Observations from the field - A roof consultant shares his findings from studying storm-damaged roof systems

Observations from the field

A roof consultant shares his findings from studying storm-damaged roof systems



An essential restoration - Tip Top Roofers Inc. reroofs the Georgia State Capitol

An essential restoration

Tip Top Roofers Inc. reroofs the Georgia State Capitol