April 2021 Blog Archive

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
By Riku Ylipelkonen, Technical Service Manager, Polyset Roofing Adhesives, ICP Building Solutions Group

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
By Mike SIlvers, CPRC, FRSA Technical Director

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

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
By Greg Keeler, Technical Service Leader, Owens Corning

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
By Trent Cotney, FRSA Legal Counsel, Cotney Attorneys & Consultants

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
By John Kenney, Cotney Consulting Group

FRSA-TRI 6th Edition Tile Manual - April 2021 Thu, Apr 01, 2021 The 6th Edition FRSA-TRI Florida High Wind Concrete and Clay Roof Tile Installation Manual, developed by FRSA and the Tile Roofing Industry Alliance (TRI), launched with the 2020 Florida Building Code (FBC) and is the reference standard for tile inst... Read More
By Manny Oyola, Jr., Eastern Region and Florida, Eagle Roofing Products

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