board of trustees

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress Announces New Board of Trustees

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress has announced the members of its 2018-19 board of trustees. Rod Petrick, president of Ridgeworth Roofing Co. Inc., Frankfort, Illinois, will serve as president; Josh Kelly, vice president of product development and innovation for OMG® Roofing Products, Agawam, Massachusetts, will serve as vice president; and Dane Bradford, president of… Read More


Top 5 Blogs on RCS for May 2018

By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. Check out what’s trending on RoofersCoffeeShop® this past month. Looking back at the most popular content lets us know what our roofing contractor audience is most interested in learning more about. This past month the most popular article was about a new technology solution from CertainTeed. Other topics of… Read More

Annual Seminar

Educational Opportunity: National Roofing Legal Resource Center Annual Seminar

Register by July 31 and save $100 on this Annual Seminar. Make plans now to attend NRLRC’s 39th Annual Seminar at The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, Calif., Sept. 6-8. In just three days, you will gain extraordinary ideas and learn innovative strategies and useful new approaches for managing your company’s risks, improving its… Read More


The Head and Heart of Safety

By Karen Cates. Make safety more than a lesson, make it an emotional commitment. Important messages don’t really stick the first time you share them with your workers.  Research has demonstrated that new information must be shared at least seven times for it to be fully processed and adopted. One roofing executive in NRCA’s Future… Read More

June Member News from the North East Roofing Contractors Association

Massachusetts and NFPA to Require Hot Works Training Statewide. In an email to those currently registered as hot works trainers, the NFPA announced that Massachusetts has recently amended their state fire prevention regulations to require anyone performing hot work to have successfully completed the NFPA program. The NFPA also stated that they would be setting… Read More

Aerial Imagery

Why Aerial Imagery Resolution Matters

Nearmap VP of field operations, Sanchit Agarwal, touts the benefits of high-resolution aerial maps for visual analysis. Most are enamored with Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant—and why not? They’re always on and provide answers to our pressing questions whenever we want. But, few of us take time to appreciate the wonder of artificial intelligence. Advanced… Read More

Residential Roof Repair

Sign Me Up for No Construction – A Residential Roof Repair

What happens when a stucco wall terminates right at the flat roofline? I think we all know it usually causes chronic leaking. Picture this. A beautiful modern Laguna Beach home nestled on the hillside with vast Pacific Ocean views. Yet, every window this homeowner looks out, he sees another one of his leaky, unappealing tar… Read More

Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance Launches YouTube Channel for Commercial Roofing Contractors

The channel contains brief instructional videos showing solutions to common and unusual rooftop problems. Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance announced today it has launched YouTube channel, “Contractor Corner by Corey,” in support of commercial roofing contractors, demonstrating in-field techniques to help roofing projects run more productively. “Contractor Corner By Corey,” hosted by Tremco Roofing Contractor… Read More

Roofing Road Trips

RCS is Reporting from the Road

By Heidi J. Ellsworth, Partner Heidi J. Ellsworth’s Roofing Road Trip Blog. Vickie has asked me to start this blog. For those of you who do not know me, I have been lucky enough to be friends with Vickie for over twenty years. So many of you who are on the site have been… Read More

Elite Contractor

MRCA Safety Awards and ELITE Contractor Program

Elite Contractor and Safety Awards – The new and improved online application process is now available! Many MRCA Members have taken their Safety Programs to the next level and used their ELITE Status to set them apart from their competition. Here is what one MRCA Member had to say about his experience with the program:… Read More