July 2023 Blog Archive

S.T.A.R. Award Recipients 2022 Fri, Jul 07, 2023 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 three judges evaluates and selects t... Read More

Decision-Making During Volatile Conditions, Part 2 Thu, Jul 06, 2023 John Kenney, CPRC, CEO, Cotney Consulting GroupLast month, we discussed the items a roofing company might experience in a growth or decline volume stage and the general and administrative stair steps taken to address those changes. In ... Read More

2023 Convention & Expo FAQs Tue, Jul 04, 2023 What is the Convention? FRSA’s Convention and Expo run concurrently and have been an annual event for 101 years. This year’s Convention consists of educational seminars, auction, golf, fishing, clay and pistol shooting... Read More

NRCA's Roofing Day in D.C. Sun, Jul 02, 2023 Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive DirectorIn mid-April, approximately 28 people from Florida attended NRCA’s Roofing Day in D.C. for in-person meetings with members of Congress. Our group was part of over 220 participants from aroun... Read More

Technical Thoughts Sun, Jul 02, 2023 Riku Ylipelkonen, Owner, Standard Building Advisors and FRSA Technical AdvisorHave you ever wondered why the Florida Building Code and the High Velocity Hurricane Zone (Miami-Dade County) exist? How do they compare with building codes in th... Read More

Steep Slope Underlayment Changes in the FBC 8th Edition Sat, Jul 01, 2023 Mike Silvers, CPRC, Owner, Silvers Systems Inc and FRSA Director of Technical Services Most of the underlayment requirements outlined in the new 8th Edition of the Florida Building Code (2023), other than those in the HVHZ (High Veloci... Read More