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Introduction to ES-1
ANSI / SPRI / FM 4435 / ES-1, the Wind Design Standard for Edge Systems Used with Low-Slope Roofing Systems, was the result of collaboration between SPRI and FM Global to address a need for a universal test standard and establish a reference for designers, specifiers, and installers of edge materials used with low-slope roofing systems.
For busy roofing contractors, devoting time to an industry association may be placed far below the daily tasks to maintain a business. Yet many of these organizations are comprised of other contractors that have similar concerns and schedules…read more
“It’s always great when I get the opportunity to work with dedicated professionals committed to improving codes and standards. It is my honor to be teamed up with the SPRI organization as they exemplify these ideals.” – Amanda Hickman, The Hickman Group (THG)read more
Whether you work on a roof or hire someone to do the job, it is important to know the basics of roofing safety. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) notes that falls are consistently the leading hazard in construction. Let’s review how these accidents can be prevented during a roofing project.read more