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Importance of Project Handoffs - May 2021 Fri, May 07, 2021 Like specialists in every other aspect of construction, roofing contractors must know the importance of a smooth project handoff, so their crew does not get dragged back into a construction project they thought they had completed months earlier. Read More

Florida May Have a Flaw in its Roofing Code Armor - May 2021 Wed, May 05, 2021 During the FRSA-TRI Florida High Wind Concrete and Clay Tile Manual Review Committee meetings that started in 2018 and ran into 2020, an issue that was widely discussed concerned the load path required for roof coverings to resist uplift pressures an... Read More

American Rescue Plan Act: FFCRA-Type Payroll Credits Extended - May 2021 Mon, May 03, 2021 On March 11, 2021, with the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act, Congress provided additional stimulus money that impacts the roofing industry in a variety of ways. Read More

2021 Session Update: First Bills Across the Finish Line - May 2021 Sat, May 01, 2021 The 2021 regular session of the Florida Legislature is hitting a crescendo in the pivotal final weeks with the fate of bills and the details of a $100 billion-plus state budget on the line. Legislators are feverishly working to put the final touches ... Read More

Use of Polyurethane Adhesives and Insulation in the Roofing Industry - April 2021 Tue, Apr 13, 2021 Otto Bayer is credited with developing polyurethane in 1937. Original development applications were related to aircraft coatings for World War II and flexible foams. Read More

Training, Codes, Legislation and Research are on FRSA’s Horizon - April 2021 Sun, Apr 11, 2021 Like many of you, I was thrilled to see that the next FRSA Board of Directors meeting in April will be an in-person event. Read More

OSHA Updates - April 2021 Fri, Apr 09, 2021 OSHA Issues New COVID-19 Guidance; OSHA’S Penalty Amounts Increase for 2021 Read More

New ASTM Standard Replaces Felt Standards for Qualification of Synthetic Underlayments - April 2021 Wed, Apr 07, 2021 Synthetic underlayments have been available for over 20 years and very early versions left a bad impression on some contractors. However, things have now changed for the better. Read More

Material Shortages and the Implied Warranty of Availability of Materials - April 2021 Mon, Apr 05, 2021 You may be familiar with the implied warranty of constructability. Under this legal doctrine, if you comply with the owner-supplied plans and specifications on a public project, you have an argument that you are not responsible for any loss or damage... Read More

Improving Productivity in Roofing - April 2021 Sat, Apr 03, 2021 Last month we discussed the many aspects that go into improving productivity. This month, we will cover how you remain productive and keep your workforce safe. Read More

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