June 2021 Blog Archive

Trustees Set to Award Highest Scholarship Amount in Foundation History - June 2021 Wed, Jun 23, 2021 Last year, as COVID-19 began to close in on us, the FRSA Educational & Research Foundation Trustees voted to award $30,000 in industry scholarships to 15 recipients. Read More

S.T.A.R. Award Recipients – The Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing - June 2021 Mon, Jun 21, 2021 The Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Read More

SB 76 – Prohibited Property Insurance Practices by Contractors - June 2021 Sat, Jun 19, 2021 One of the most contentious bills in the 2021 legislative session for the roofing industry was Senate Bill 76 (SB 76). Among other items, original versions of both the Senate bill (SB 76) and its House counterpart (HB 305) contained a reimbursement s... Read More

Meet the Convention Seminar Speakers - June 2021 Thu, Jun 17, 2021 2021 Convention Seminar Speakers Read More

IIBEC Technical Advisory – Roof Covering Systems and New Concrete Roof Decks - June 2021 Tue, Jun 15, 2021 International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants Technical Advisory Committee Read More

FRSA’s Ambassador Program - June 2021 Sun, Jun 13, 2021 The FRSA Ambassador Program was created to close the gap between new and current members. Read More

FRSA Helps Clarify the 25% Rule - June 2021 Fri, Jun 11, 2021 At the beginning of the year, after the adoption of the Florida Building Code (FBC) 7th Edition (2020), a fellow codes professional called me to voice a concern about an inadvertent deletion during a renumbering of Chapters 4, 5 and 6 in the FBC 7th ... Read More

Four Ways to Combat Increased Prices and Material Delays - June 2021 Wed, Jun 09, 2021 From coast to coast, the construction industry is feeling the squeeze from inflated material costs. Read More

Donate. Bid. Win. Enjoy the Auction Two Ways - June 2021 Mon, Jun 07, 2021 In May, the FRSA Educational & Research Foundation Trustees awarded $31,500 in industry scholarships (see page 51). Scholarships, continuing education seminars and industry research are made possible through Foundation membership and fundraising even... Read More

Convention & Expo Frequently Asked Questions - June 2021 Sat, Jun 05, 2021 2021 Convention & Expo Frequently Asked Questions Read More

Change Orders and Managing Your Business - June 2021 Thu, Jun 03, 2021 It is easy and stress-free when you start your business by working for friends, making verbal agreements, doing great work and getting paid for it. But in the real world of construction, you better get a signed contract and be prepared to handle chan... Read More

2021 Session Recap – A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words - June 2021 Tue, Jun 01, 2021 In construction terms, the 2021 regular session concluded on-time and over budget. Lawmakers concluded their annual conference on April 30 and adjourned, sine die, with a special session on implementation of a renewed gaming compact looming. Read More