December 2020 Blog Archive

New Hire Checklist and Company Handbook - December 2020 Sun, Dec 20, 2020 Last month we focused on Onboarding procedures for new hires and are following that up with more human resource information we hope you’ll find valuable. Read More
By Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive Director

Roofing Apprenticeship Program via Online Learning - December 2020 Fri, Dec 18, 2020 When we promised the roofing apprentices that they would learn new skills in the program, Zoom was not on the list. Read More
By Clay Thomas, Project Manager, Advanced Roofing, Inc., Instructor, ABCI Roofing Apprenticeship Progra

Construction’s Data-Driven Future - December 2020 Wed, Dec 16, 2020 Over the past few years, I have had conversations with hundreds of people in our industry at all levels, from C-level Execs to the field teams onsite. I consistently hear that we need better collaboration but, at the same time, all are afraid of tran... Read More
By John Kenney, Cotney Consulting Group

Focus on Your Financial Strategy - December 2020 Mon, Dec 14, 2020 The U.S. election has been one of the most important in our lifetimes. Emotions are high and there is no shortage of opinions on how this will impact the future. Read More
By Kevin M. Smith, CLU, ChFC, President, KMS Wealth Management, Inc.

Roof Assemblies – Significant Changes to Roofing Requirements in the 7th Edition (2020) Florida Building Code - December 2020 Sat, Dec 12, 2020 The 7th Edition (2020) Florida Building Code includes several key changes to the requirements for roof assemblies. Read More

The Capital City Roofing & Sheet Metal Association Wins Community Service S.T.A.R. Award - December 2020 Thu, Dec 10, 2020 The Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing is an awards program designed by FRSA to recognize members' unique and outstanding projects. A panel evaluates the entries for inclusion and outstanding performance in each category. Read More
By FRSA Staff

Does ASCE 7-16 Really Change Everything? - December 2020 Tue, Dec 08, 2020 Obviously, ASCE 7-16 doesn’t change everything. But it does change almost everything about how we attach roof coverings. Read More
By Mike SIlvers, CPRC, FRSA Technical Director

Roofing Warranties – Key Features - December 2020 Sun, Dec 06, 2020 Roofing contractors are oftentimes placed in the position of “subject matter experts” for property owners. Read More
By Helene Hardy Pierce, FRCI, Vice President of Technical Services, Codes and Industry Relations, GAF

2020 Election Recap - December 2020 Fri, Dec 04, 2020 Winners, Losers and Outcomes of Florida’s General Election Read More
By Chris Dawson, FRSA Legislative Counsel

Saving Your Business During a Bad Business Divorce - December 2020 Wed, Dec 02, 2020 Businesses break up for about as many reasons as personal relationships do. Read More
By Gabe Pinilla, Attorney, Cotney Construction Law

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