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July 2022 Blog Archive

What You Should Know About Florida's Telephone Solicitation Laws - July 2022 Sun, Jul 31, 2022 If you run a business, you should be aware of Florida’s version of the national Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which legislators passed last year. This state version, Senate Bill 1120 (SB 1120), is similar to the federal TCPA and includes ... Read More

Understanding Productivity in Roofing - July 2022 Sat, Jul 30, 2022 According to a study published in the Journal of Construction, Engineering and Management, a lack of productivity among U.S. and Canadian construction contractors costs them about $5.4 billion annually. Construction has lost productivity over the pas... Read More

Tool Maintenance - July 2022 Fri, Jul 29, 2022 When asked, “What are your most important assets that contribute to the success of your business, most owners will always say “My employees,” and they would be right. However, what is often overlooked and what represents a smaller line item in the bu... Read More

Property Insurance + Building Safety = Special Legislative Session - July 2022 Wed, Jul 27, 2022 The Florida Legislature convened in Special Session on May 23 to address the state’s ongoing crisis in residential property insurance. Over the course of approximately 72 hours, the Legislature accomplished passage of major reform legislation that ha... Read More

Meet FRSA's Awesome Team - July 2022 Mon, Jul 25, 2022 When I first began working for FRSA in 1985, we had 63 employees who worked for FRSA Services Corporation, our for-profit division. Together, we worked on items for FRSA’s different entities – the Association, Credit Union, Self Insurers Fund (SIF), ... Read More

Industry Updates - July 2022 Fri, Jul 22, 2022 Updates in the roofing industry. Read More

FRSA History - Interesting Facts - July 2022 Wed, Jul 20, 2022 Interesting facts about FRSA's history. Read More

FRSA Educational Foundation Awards Record Scholarship Amount in 2022 - July 2022 Mon, Jul 18, 2022 The FRSA Educational & Research Foundation is awarding $33,500 in industry scholarships, setting a giving record for the third consecutive year. This year, 19 students will receive scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500. Named scholarships origi... Read More

FRSA - 100 Years Strong - July 2022 Fri, Jul 15, 2022 Throughout 2022, this column will recap some of FRSA’s rich history, through accounts from meeting minutes and a published book called FRSA The First Half Century. Read More

Florida's Roofing Industry at the Center of Recent Legislative Special Session - July 2022 Wed, Jul 13, 2022 It was often called the “Special Session on Property Insurance” but, as it unfolded, it was plain to see that it also dealt with roofing as a primary focus. In last month’s column, I touched on several issues that we thought would be addressed during... Read More

Coatings and Sealants - July 2022 Mon, Jul 11, 2022 What is the built environment? When we talk about the traditional building, it is typically seen as a three-sided structure including the foundation or underground, the vertical walls and, our favorite, the roof. With a vast expansion of products and... Read More

Celebrating 100 Years - July 2022 Fri, Jul 08, 2022 As FRSA’s Centennial year President, it is an honor for my wife Vicki and me to welcome all of you to the 100th Annual Convention and the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo being held, as it was 100 years ago, in beautiful Daytona Beach. Join us on T... Read More

Big Changes from OSHA in 2022 - July 2022 Wed, Jul 06, 2022 Are you aware that OSHA has increased their citations for the 2022 calendar year by $849 per violation over last year’s penalty amount? And, for a willful and repeat violation, OSHA has increased their maximum penalty amount by $8,495 over the 2021 r... Read More