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Hammers and Rollers and Drills, Oh My! – Protecting the Roof from Human Impact and Other Hazards
Hammers and Rollers and Drills, Oh My! – Protecting the Roof from Human Impact and Other Hazards While weather events tend to get the attention when it comes to roof damage, the daily impact of human traffic is much more worrisome. Today, more commercial buildings...
New Governance Model for Harmonized Construction of Code Development System
The new governance model for harmonized construction code development in Canada is a multi-stakeholder initiative developed to ensure that the country's building codes and standards are consistent, effective, and up-to-date with the latest technologies. It consists of...
SPRI 2023 Annual Business Conference: “Push It Up!”
SPRI 2023 Annual Business Conference: “Push It Up!” The SPRI Conference Annual Business Meeting held at the Sheraton Grand At Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, Arizona January 13-15, 2023. Friday was filled with technical task force meetings. On Friday night, attendees and...
Single Ply Industry Resilience and Future Sustainability
Single Ply Industry Resilience and Future Sustainability As we reflect on the second year of recovery following the 2020 pandemic and subsequent material shortages that affected the world, the Single Ply Roofing Industry in North America, has demonstrated strong and...
Why Cover Boards are Important for Protecting Insulation in Low Slope Roofing
Why Cover Boards are Important for Protecting Insulation in Low Slope Roofing Raw material shortages can often hit the insulation industry hard. The chemical ingredients used to make polyiso insulation can become scarce and remain in short supply. When those shortages...
What About the Roof? Minimize Property Loss and Life Safety Concerns With Proper Rooftop Equipment Attachment
Oftentimes, building owners and homeowners prepare for hurricanes by boarding up windows and doors to minimize property damage and flooding. But what about the roof? Despite being a critical component of the building envelope, roofs often fall under the “out of sight,...