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.

How Can Builders Prepare for More Solar?

More U.S. markets are adopting mandates requiring solar energy for new construction. Here are answers to common questions 

New Retrofit Design Guide for Metal Roofing

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has published a new design guide, "Retrofit Metal Roofing.” The manual provides code-compliant and market-

Turnkey Solar

New solar initiative for GAF's parent company, Standard Industries

Best of IBS 2019 | Huber Engineered Woods

Expanding its ZIP System building enclosure product collection, which eliminates the need for housewrap and roofing felt in wall and roof assemblie

IBS Products: Construction + Building Materials | Simpson Strong-Tie

Designed for use with Strong-Drive SDWC Truss screws for rafter/truss connections, the

This Week's Codes and Standards, January 28

The latest news in residential construction building codes and standards including snow remediation hazard analysis, wildfire preparedness, better engineering and roof supplies, real estate transfer fee hike for climate resiliency projects, and registration for LEED v4.1 for new construction and interior spaces


Solar Is Now Standard for This Roofing Giant

The largest roofing manufacturing company in the world, Standard Industries, is g

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Pro Builder 2018 Top 100 Products

Of all the products that have appeared in the pages of Pro Builder during the past 12 months, these 100 garnered the most reader interest

Curb Appeal—Builders and Architects Shed Light on Buyer Preferences

Exclusive research from Professional Builder reveals homebuyer preferences nationwide for creating that all-important first impression for a home

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