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Hail No, It’ll Never Happen Here!

Hail No, It’ll Never Happen Here!

U.S. weather patterns are dramatically shifting, and meteorologist Jim Cantore of The Weather Channel is reporting from places once deemed unlikely for whatever storm is brewing. If you work in a traditionally non-hailstorm region and think, ‘hailstorms will never...

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The Top 10 Reasons to Use Coverboard

The Top 10 Reasons to Use Coverboard

If you’ve tuned into late night TV (and been around the block a few times), you’ll recognize my “Top 10” theme. In this case, there’s no particular order as we count the reasons you’d be remiss not to use coverboard to protect the expensive people and equipment under...

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The Importance of Nailers in Low Slope Roofing Systems

The Importance of Nailers in Low Slope Roofing Systems

Since 2003, ANSI SPRI ES1 has been in place to assist designers, manufacturers, owners, and contractors in the prevention of failure of perimeter edge metal assemblies in low slope roofing systems. Edge metal often serves as the primary method of membrane securement,...

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Introduction to Hot-Air Welding

Introduction to Hot-Air Welding

Among the many key components to a successful thermoplastic single-ply roof installation, properly executed hot-air welding of field seams, head laps, and flashing detail remains crucial to the overall long-term performance of the system. Advancements in both welding...

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Randy Ober to join SPRI as Technical Director

SPRI is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Randell E. Ober as Technical Director. Ober will begin his service at SPRI in January 2020 with the retirement of current Technical Director Mike Ennis. Ober brings more than 35 years of commercial...

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