Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Homeowners need well-made and properly installed roofing to protect their homes. Knowing that you're secure from the elements is an important part of being comfortable in your home, perhaps the most important part. A roof that can be easily maintained is essential not only for safety, but also for energy conservation and an aesthetically appealing home.
The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) and the International Code Council (ICC) have released “Guidelines for Complying With Energy Code Requirements for Roof Assemblies: International Energy Conservation Code, 2009 and 2012 Editions.”
Oak Ridge National Laboratory released findings from field tests of a roof and attic system that aims to improve the energy efficiency of residential buildings.
National Roofing Contractors Association Guidelines for Asphalt Shingle Roof Systems offers best practice guidelines for the design, materials, and application of asphalt shingle roof systems.
NRCA University will offer a class called “Photovoltaic Roof Systems: Energizing Your Business” Oct. 16 in Philadelphia.
The National Roofing Contractors Association has released Employment Law: A Legal Guide for Roofing Contractors, Second Edition, which provides an overview of the most pertinent federal employment laws.
GAF Monaco lifetime designer shingles
GAF’s Monaco Lifetime Designer Shingles replicate the beauty of European tile roofing in a budget-friendly, easy-to-install asphalt shingle.
NRCA has released Employment Law: A Legal Guide for Roofing Contractors, Second Edition, which provides an overview of the most pertinent federal employment laws applicable to roofing contractors.
The National Roofing Contractors Association’s update of its Guidelines for Roof Systems With Rooftop Photovoltaic Components is now available.
Bellaforte Shake Roofing Tiles
Multi-width Bellaforte Shake polymer roofing tiles from DaVinci Roofscapes come in eight different profiles that replicate real cedar shakes.
Two-thirds of Florida roofs have been updated since 2002, according to BuildFax’s Florida Roof Age Report.