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Building Risk Categories Wed, Nov 08, 2023 Riku Ylipelkonen, Owner, Standard Building Advisors and FRSA Technical Advisor Have you ever wondered why hurricane shelters protect you better than your home in the event of a hurricane? One of the main reasons that municipal buildings and hospital... Read More

Upcoming Solar Panel Changes in the Florida Building Code 8th Edition (2023) Tue, Nov 07, 2023 The new 8th Edition (2023) of the Florida Building Code (FBC) includes a few changes to sections that cover Solar Energy Systems. They are fairly limited in their scope but they do present an opportunity to review. In this article, we will examine re... Read More

Establish a Legacy of Giving with FRSA Foundation Endowment Wed, Nov 01, 2023 Looking back over the history of the FRSA Educational and Research Foundation, much has been accomplished. Thanks to the generous donations of many in the industry, the Foundation presents roofing specific continuing education seminars and awards sch... Read More

Energy Considerations Thu, Oct 26, 2023 As the world moves toward more alternative forms of electricity production and as appliances and other equipment being installed into “smart” homes become more efficient and connected, reducing energy consumption through building design is another as... Read More

Miami-Dade Pushes Proposed Heat Standards Wed, Oct 25, 2023 This summer, the nation has been experiencing record heat from coast to coast and Miami-Dade officials have recognized how hazardous the high temperatures are for outdoor workers. However, their proposed solution could, in many ways, do more harm tha... Read More

2023 FRSA Year in Review Sun, Oct 15, 2023 Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive Director FRSA’s fiscal year has just ended and it has been another incredibly successful year for the Association. I used to comment that each year we had just completed was one of the busiest ever – now I reali... Read More

A Weak Link in Florida’s Roofing Underlayment Requirements Sun, Oct 01, 2023 FRSA labored hard over the last three years to improve the underlayment code in Miami-Dade County. The Florida Building Commission approved new code over the opposition of Miami-Dade County building officials but the enforcement battle has yet to be ... Read More

How to Recruit and Retain Construction Workers Mon, Sep 18, 2023 Every contractor will tell you that the labor shortage is one of the most critical issues facing the construction industry today. This issue has been worrisome for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic magnified the problem. In addition, recent immigratio... Read More

We'd Be Outraged Thu, Sep 14, 2023 Florida insurance companies have been pressing the industry to replace perfectly good roofs in order for a homeowner or business owner to maintain property insurance. The practice is not sustainable. The Florida legislature has taken steps to preserv... Read More

S.T.A.R. Award Recipients 2022 Fri, Jul 07, 2023 S.T.A.R. Awards – the Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing – is an awards program designed by FRSA to recognize members’ unique and outstanding projects. A panel of three judges evaluates and selects t... Read More

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