This month’s issue includes stories about three unfilled market niches that are significant opportunities for builders: culturally aware housing, live-work housing, and Missing Middle Housing.
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.
Thick slate is one of the most desired roofing styles today, but many homeowners and contractors shy away from real slate due to its high cost, weight, and upkeep.
Emulating the authentic look of hand-split cedar shake, Boral’s Monterey Slate 600 roof tile is crafted from clay and delivers a true rustic wood appearance with the long-lasting benefits of clay.
InSpire Roofing’s Slate and Cedar Shake tiles are now available in the company’s Wintergreen InSpire Cool Roofing Mix.
With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Sh
With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Show push the envelope when it comes to both modular housing design and ultra-green construction.
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.