November 2021 Blog Archive

Legislative Readies for the 2022 Regular Session - October 2021 Mon, Nov 29, 2021 The Florida Legislature is picking back up with legislative work in preparation for the 2022 regular session, which formally convenes on Tuesday, January 11. Read More

The Infrastructure Bill Will Create Jobs - But Who Will Fill Them? - October 2021 Sun, Nov 28, 2021 For many months, Americans have been hearing about the infrastructure bill. There have been questions about what would be included and what would not. Politicians argued about whether all the projects were actually related to infrastructure. And ever... Read More

President's Column Joe Byrne - October 2021 Sat, Nov 27, 2021 It is truly an honor to serve as the 100th President of FRSA. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Adam Purdy, Edwards Roofing Co. Inc., for his guidance and leadership this past year, as well as the Executive Committee who made all the tou... Read More

The Importance of Standard Operating Procedures for Your Business - September 2021 Fri, Nov 26, 2021 Allowing employees to fly by the seat of their pants and not having an actual plan to proceed with various tasks is a big mistake. Implementing Standard Operating Procedures can help you resolve this issue by adding much-needed organization to your b... Read More

Meeting the Digital Demand of the Modern Homeowner - September 2021 Thu, Nov 25, 2021 Like any service business, customer satisfaction is paramount. But many roofing contractors still follow traditional sales processes: home visits, hand measuring, paper quotes. Read More

Is Your Business at Risk of a Cyberattack? - September 2021 Wed, Nov 24, 2021 Did you know that 43 percent of cyberattacks targeted small businesses according to Accenture? Of those small businesses, only 14 percent were prepared for attackers. Read More

Benefits of Aerial FLIR Thermal Infrared Scan Technology to the Roofing Industry - September 2021 Tue, Nov 23, 2021 The roofing industry is entering a period of technology renaissance that will dramatically change the way roofing professionals’ approach and manage commercial roofing projects. Read More

Convention and Industry Updates - September 2021 Mon, Nov 22, 2021 Senate Bill 76, Now Florida Statute 489.147 As we prepared for this year’s Convention, we received word that a preliminary injunction had been granted dealing with specific language from SB 76. Read More

Monica Vornbrock Wins Bieler Enthusiasm Award - September 2021 Sun, Nov 21, 2021 When you think of the word “enthusiastic” several personality traits come to mind. Excited, engaged, positive and active are a few that might pop into your head. This year’s recipient of the Bieler Enthusiasm Gets It Done Award would check all those ... Read More

Brian Swope, CPRC, 2021 Life Member - September 2021 Sat, Nov 20, 2021 FRSA Life Membership is recommended by the membership and is awarded to individuals in recognition of their many years of outstanding service to the roofing industry and FRSA. Read More

Greg Keeler Wins Heart Award - September 2021 Fri, Nov 19, 2021 The Earl Blank Heart Award is presented annually to an FRSA Associate member who exemplifies the traits of Mr. Blank in his work in the industry: with dedication and respect for his customers and competitors alike. There are many Associate members wh... Read More

Tonya Steele, 2021 Honorary Member - September 2021 Thu, Nov 18, 2021 Honorary Membership is awarded to individuals in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the Association and the industry and are selected by FRSA’s Nominating Committee. Read More

Tracy Purdy Wins President's Award - September 2021 Wed, Nov 17, 2021 The President’s Award is given every year to someone who goes above and beyond to help the President throughout their year as President of the Association. FRSA President, Adam Purdy, CPRC selected his wife, Tracy Purdy, for this honor. Read More

Trent Cotney Wins Campanella Award - September 2021 Tue, Nov 16, 2021 FRSA’s highest honor is the Bob Campanella Memorial Award, which is presented each year to the FRSA member who is deemed most worthy of recognition for service to his or her community, the Association and to the industry. Read More

Environmental Constitutional Amendments Proposed for 2022 Ballot - September 2021 Mon, Nov 15, 2021 An environmental activist group is seeking to place up to five pro-environment constitutional amendments on the 2022 election ballot for consideration by Florida voters. Read More

What You Should Know About Pending OSHA Proposals - September 2021 Sun, Nov 14, 2021 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is staying busy these days, not only completing routine inspections but also discussing actions that very well may impact companies and workers in the construction industry. Read More

Industry Generosity a Win for the Foundation - September 2021 Sat, Nov 13, 2021 Last year, the FRSA Educational and Research Foundation conducted its first-ever online Auction. Read More

2021-2022 FRSA Executive Committee - September 2021 Thu, Nov 11, 2021 During FRSA's 99th Annual Convention in Orlando, the 2021-2022 Executive Committee was sworn in. Read More