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August 2022 Blog Archive

FRSA 2022 Officer Installation Dinner Mon, Aug 29, 2022 The officer installation dinner serves as an event where FRSA Officers for the coming year will be installed and FRSA awards be presented to recipients. Read More

The Gap Between the Solar and Roofing Industries - August 2022 Fri, Aug 26, 2022 As residential, commercial, industrial and governmental solar installations continue to explode into the Florida market, the growing need for owners, solar developers and roofing contractors to understand each other’s individual goals is now more imp... Read More

Register Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. Wins Shining Star Award - August 2011 Wed, Aug 24, 2022 The S.T.A.R. Awards – the Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing – is an awards program designed by FRSA to recognize members’ unique and outstanding projects. A panel of judges evaluate the entries for inclusion and outstanding performance ... Read More

Industry Updates - August 2022 Mon, Aug 22, 2022 Updates in the roofing industry for August 2022. Read More

How Bankruptcy in Construction Impacts All Parties, Part 1 - August 2022 Fri, Aug 19, 2022 As you know, every construction project relies on multiple parties to complete the project. Owners are under contract with general contractors and general contractors have agreements with subcontractors and other trades. When any of these parties fil... Read More

Hiring a Salesperson - August 2022 Wed, Aug 17, 2022 When you start your own business, you typically wear several hats to help get it off the ground, including promotions and sales. But the time will come when you will need to focus on the core business and hand-off your sales efforts. Read More

FRSA's Underlayments Positions Among Early Wins for Our Code Modifications - August 2022 Mon, Aug 15, 2022 In late June, the Florida Building Commission held the first round of Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meetings to review potential modifications to incorporate in the upcoming 2023 Florida Building Code 8th Edition (effective date 12/31/2023). It ... Read More

Competent Person - August 2022 Fri, Aug 12, 2022 We all want to stay abreast of OSHA requirements that are related to the construction industry. While there are many, one that is often overlooked is the OSHA standard 1926.32(f) or the requirement that an employer assign a competent person to each j... Read More

FRSA - 100 Years Strong - August 2022 Wed, Aug 10, 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

A New Kind of Solar Roof - Timberline Solar Brings Roofing and Solar Together - August 2022 Mon, Aug 08, 2022 The solar power industry has traditionally been separate from the world of roofing. But recently, they’ve converged. This fusion makes sense: the best time to install a rooftop solar energy system is when you are getting a new roof and roofing contra... Read More

Commitment to Safety - August 2022 Thu, Aug 04, 2022 A commitment to safety requires that jobsite safety is placed above everything else. That means before profitability, costs, productivity, timelines, etc. Your employees are your number one asset, so by committing to safety, you are proving to them t... Read More