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Q2 2022 Market Index Survey for Reroofing Shows Increases in Project Contracts

The Q2 2022 Market Index Survey for Reroofing shows increasing project contracts but a decline in general confidence. Respondents include both roofing contractors and roof consultants with the vast majority of respondents doing business on both steep-slope and low-slope roofs; about 12% of respondents do business on steep-slope only. Below are a few topline highlights of the recent survey: Customer Inquiries: 40% of all respondents reported that customer inquiries increased for Q2 2022 as compared to [...]

2022-08-04T10:39:33-06:00By |

The Eleven Percent

This FH series introduces readers to a few of the women who make up 11 percent of the construction workforce in the United States, spotlighting stories of their careers in the field. Exterior contracting runs in Sarah Lechowich’s family. Though she loved to tinker in her dad’s shop as a kid, she hesitated following her father and grandfather into the trades as a career. “When I was younger, I felt torn between helping Mom in the kitchen and [...]

2022-07-18T07:58:47-06:00By |

Promotions at Gulfeagle Supply

Inger Candler has been with Gulfeagle Supply for the past two years. She was promoted from her role as Office Administrator in Pensacola to her new role as Branch Manager of Birmingham. Inger is the happy mother of four wonderful young ladies. She is also a proud graduate of the University of South Carolina. Adriana Ortega joined the Gulfeagle Supply team in 2008. Adriana was recently promoted from Inside Sales/Office Assistant in the Tampa branch to [...]

2022-07-18T07:46:59-06:00By |

Ellie Deans at Johns Manville

Some people may recognize Ellie Deans from NWiR Day a few years back as Anna and she modeled safety gear! Ellie has joined the Midwest Roofing Systems sales team as a Sales Representative in the Minnesota Area. Ellie graduated from Marian University with a degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing and Management. She joined Johns Manville in 2017 and has held roles in Product and Program Marketing and as a Technical Representative covering [...]

2022-07-07T09:47:29-06:00By |

Reroofing Market Index Survey on Q2 Activity Now Open

Roofing contractors and roof consultants are invited to take part in a Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing. The purpose of the survey is to take the pulse of the reroofing industry on a quarterly basis and become a regular barometer of the industry’s business conditions. Industry professionals have an opportunity to share their thoughts and experiences regarding reroofing as a sector of their businesses. The survey is an industrywide effort to collect information about the [...]

2022-07-06T17:40:56-06:00By |

Industry Colleagues IIBEC Building Enclosure Symposium in November

International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) and ASCE’s Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Partner for the First Time to Co-Host Building Enclosure Symposium in Milwaukee, WI, November 14–15, 2022. More than 300 building enclosure professionals are expected to attend the 2022 Building Enclosure Symposium (BES), November 14–15, 2022, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The meeting marks a first‐time partnership between the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) and the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) of the American Society [...]

2022-07-06T17:27:11-06:00By |

Industry Colleagues: NRCA Heat Stress Regulations and the Roofing Industry

In April 2022, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a National Emphasis Program to protect U.S. workers from heat illness and injuries. Join us as we discuss the program’s key details and how it can potentially affect employers The webinar also will address regulatory and standard development progress, including the ANSI /ASSP A10.50 proposed standard on heat. More information here, pre-registration is required.

2022-07-06T16:52:44-06:00By |

Beacon and Rebuilding Together Announce National Partnership

 Beacon and Rebuilding Together announced today that they have established a two-year national partnership to provide home repairs for underserved neighbors in Beacon communities. Rebuilding Together is the leading national nonprofit organization with a vision to ensure safe homes and communities for everyone. The partnership will fund neighborhood projects in communities where Beacon operates as well as support Rebuilding Together’s national operations. “As a distributor of essential building products such as roofing and siding that ensure safe homes [...]

2022-07-06T08:49:57-06:00By |

From the Office: The NWiR People

Back in the spring of 2020, the NWiR Executive Committee and I saw that NWiR needed additional operations, administrative, and programmatic support to be able to continue to grow. Elizabeth Miller and I were the primary staff members, and the association was also supported by a cast of freelancers like Sarah Harwerth-DeMarco. We knew we needed more. So after a nationwide search, we hired a company that specializes in supporting associations like NWiR: CIVICA Management. Civica [...]

2022-07-06T17:50:05-06:00By |

Harbeck Roofing & Remodeling Named as 2022 Power Player

Irving, Texas (June 21, 2022) – Roofing & Exteriors (R&E), the official digital media brand for the International Roofing Expo (IRE), announced in collaboration with IRE, today Virginia Harbeck, Owner and Harbeck Roofing & Remodeling was named to the Power Players list, an industry recognition program sponsored by SRS Distribution. Harbeck Roofing & Remodeling is renowned for its work in residential roofing in Central and Coastal North Carolina. “I am honored that Harbeck Roofing & Remodeling [...]

2022-07-05T10:59:47-06:00By |