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Project Profile: Glass Façade and Roof at Entrance to Gateway Arch Visitors Center

A German company recently completed a unique steel and glass roofing project at the Gateway Arch National Park and Gateway Arch National Monument – part of a $380 million park revitalization.

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|Comments Off on Project Profile: Glass Façade and Roof at Entrance to Gateway Arch Visitors Center

Project Profile: Glass Façade and Roof at Entrance to Gateway Arch Visitors Center

A German company recently completed a unique steel and glass roofing project at the Gateway Arch National Park and Gateway Arch National Monument – part of a $380 million park revitalization.

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|Comments Off on Project Profile: Glass Façade and Roof at Entrance to Gateway Arch Visitors Center

GDPR is Coming – Are you Prepared?

Every business, whether it is a UK or an EU company, will hold some kind of Personal Data (for its employees) which means they should follow the appropriate steps below, as a minimum for the GDPR. Understand Your Data - Know and understand what Personal Data your organisation collects, how it is processed, if it…

By |February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Coming, Prepared|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on GDPR is Coming – Are you Prepared?

Office Table Global Market 2018- Competitive Landscape, Strategies, Share, Trends, Segmentation, Growth Forecast 2025

Office Table market report presents a detail qualitative analysis of the Office Table market and its important classification and forecast for 2025. The report contains current scenario of the Office Table industry and encompasses discussion various prime factors related to markets such as growth, drive, various patterns, Size, Share, Segmentation, Trends, Opportunities, Demand and control.…

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Roofing Industry News|0 Comments

Content Authoring Tools Market by Share, Market Competition, Key Companies and Forecast to 2018

ReportsWeb.com published “Content Authoring Tools” from its database. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Roofing Industry News|0 Comments

Global Composite Slate Roofing Market 2017 Key Players – DaVinci Roofscapes, Ply Gem Roofing, CertainTeed Corporation, EcoStar LLC, Baker Roofing Company,..

WiseGuyReports.com adds “Composite Slate Roofing Market 2017 Global Analysis, Growth, Trends and Opportunities Research Report Forecasting to 2022”reports to its database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Roofing Industry News|0 Comments

Dow Building Solutions launches new BIM objects for XENERGYTM, STYROFOAMTM, and PERIMATETM

Dow Building Solutions has launched new BIM objects for its building insulation product ranges; XENERGYTM, STYROFOAMTM, and PERIMATETM. The new certified objects are available to download for free from the National BIM Library website in IFC and Revit formats for use, or using the NBS plugin for Autodesk© Revit© or ARCHICAD. Posted via Industry Today.…

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Roofing Industry News|0 Comments

Metal Roofing Market 2017 – Research, Industry Analysis, Growth, Go to Strategy, Trends, Forecast to 2022

the report provides a brief introduction of the market and deals with detailed research methodology for calculating market size and forecasts, secondary data sources used and the primary inputs which were taken for data validation. This section also outlines various segmentations which have been covered as part of the report. Posted via Industry Today. Follow…

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Roofing Industry News|0 Comments

Global Functional Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) Market 2017 Size, Development Status, Type and Application, Segmentation, Forecast by 2022

WiseGuyReports.com adds “Functional Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) Market 2017 Global Analysis, Growth, Trends and Opportunities Research Report Forecasting to 2022”reports to its database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Roofing Industry News|0 Comments

Importance of Declaring Business Diversification

Uncertainties regarding the performance of the construction sector in 2018 may spur some roofing contractors to consider diversifying into new disciplines to broaden their skill base and consequently their contract opportunities.  The roofing sector today comprises a wide mix of different disciplines creating plenty of scope for business diversification for those contractors keen to develop…

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Winter Working

  Although British Winters aren’t famous for heavy snow, inclement weather is still likely, from heavy frosts to cold winds which can introduce a whole range of new and additional risks into an already high-risk environment. It is essential that these risks be dealt with, and clients and principal contractors must take positive action to…

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Steer clear of steeper fines for health and safety offences

Ian Hollingworth, Head of Claims for ECIC In 2016 the UK Sentencing Council announced major modifications to the penalties for health and safety at work offences following concerns that existing sanctions were too low to act as a significant deterrent.   To ensure fines would have an ‘economic impact’ on the offending employer, fines would be…

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Construction Going Green

Centenary Quay - Axter Ltd​ Architects, designers, builders and suppliers are all looking at ways to create healthier  more energy-efficient homes. And with long-term impact at the forefront of development, comes a rise in green roofing. Green roofs consider biodiversity within the built realm. They reduce the need for artificial cooling in hot weather, reduce…

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Construction, Going, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Construction Going Green

The New Year heralds new roofing apprenticeships in Cambridge

  Within the construction industry, there has long been a persistent worry that that not enough young roofers are joining our sector and acquiring the necessary skills. With ageing roofers set to retire and a current surge in house-building, it’s more important than ever that we continue to attract young blood to join our exciting…

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Supply Chain Risks

In an increasingly litigious society and with substantial risks ever-present in roofing, it is prudent for all firms to make sure that they have robust insurances in place. Ultimately, the risk of cutting corners and being underinsured is something which, although we come across regularly, is a danger to your employees and the very existence…

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Chain, Supply|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Supply Chain Risks

The Importance of Making the Right Choice in Liquid Roofing

The LRWA has recorded significant growth in the liquid applied waterproofing market in the last five years. We’ve spoken to Terry Wain, technical secretary at the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA), and asked what impact this has had on the industry - good and bad. Q: Explain the rate of growth in the liquid…

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Young Roofers – Our Future Lies in Their Hands

Following the recent World Championship for Young Roofers (IFD) and SkillBuild 2016, young roofers have certainly been dominating the news headlines: and rightly so. In fact, the more we can do to encourage young roofers to join our sector and develop their skills, the more effective we will be in closing the gap of ageing…

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Skills Competitions – Keeping it in the Family

The bi-annual World Championship for Young Roofers (IFD) has just taken place in Warsaw and once again, Team GB did us proud. Not only did they put on an impressive display of skill and talent, the flat roofing team scooped the coveted President Prize for innovation. Congratulations goes to the four individuals involved, they are…

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FRAGILE ROOFS – THE SAFETY ‘ELEPHANT’ IN THE ROOM?

  Most of us would agree that in the last decade great strides forward in working safely at height have been made across most areas and trades involved in building and maintaining all manner of roofs. Risks from falls are now better identified, controlled and avoided. Building projects have better edge protection; safety netting is…

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Why GB’s Young Roofers Need Your Support

No sooner has the Rio Olympic games come to an end and gold medals are back on our minds. Only this time, it’s not swimming or track & field events - it’s roofing. And, it’s not Rio - it’s Poland. Yes, the bi-annual World Championship for Young Roofers is once again upon us. Part of…

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Roofers, Young|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Why GB’s Young Roofers Need Your Support

The Benefits of NFRC Membership by our 1000th Member

Having reached our 1,000th trade member milestone in September, we thought it opportune to reach out to DPM Industrial Roofing (UK) Limited based in Stoke-on-Trent, in the Midlands, and find out just exactly what NFRC membership means to them. Sean Wallace, Director of DPM Industrial Roofing explains: Why did you join NFRC? Alongside our safety…

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Corrosion of fully supported Metal Roofing – The Situation

Fully supported metal roofs have a long and successful history in the UK – traditionally produced in lead and copper but other non-ferrous and ferrous metals including coated steel are used. However, in recent years there has been increasing reports of rapid failure of the material due to corrosion from the inside out in some…

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Grow your business with The Heritage Roofing Register

Are you looking to grow your business? Are you interested in learning new roofing skills? If the answer is yes to both, then why not consider training to become a heritage roofing specialist and taking on conservation projects in your locality? Not only would it be a great way to source new customers, you could…

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Business, Heritage|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Grow your business with The Heritage Roofing Register

How to solve your disputes with NFRC and TrustMark

In roofing, there may be times when your customer isn’t quite satisfied with the installation and it leads to a payment dispute. Unfortunately, it comes with the territory - even if you’ve done a great job, on time and on budget, you’re bound to come across someone at some point with whom you don’t see…

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What Makes a Good Flat Roof?

   Once associated with poor materials and shoddy workmanship, flat roofs are now back in vogue and are highly favoured amongst designers and architects. With extended life-spans, ease of maintenance, and proven resistance to the fluctuation of the British weather, together with high performance and cost effectiveness, a flat roof can offer a real alternative…

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Why Investing in Training Pays Dividends

    They say that in any industry, people are the most valuable asset that a company can have. Indeed, the most successful companies tend to be those that have fully trained staff and an operative workforce, and roofing is no different.  Training is vital if you want to stay ahead of the game. Aside…

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How to Grow Your Business with TrustMark

Do you want your roofing business to stand out from the crowd? Would you like satisfied customers to spread the word about your skills and service? Are you planning to expand your business and are hungry for referrals? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then you need to seriously consider registering…

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Five Steps to Help Grow your Roofing Business

Faced with the daily demands of running a roofing company, it can be hard to find time to think about growing your business. Battling the weather, keeping customers happy and managing your cashflow are probably your key priorities, right? However, growth isn’t just about winning new contracts, it’s about maintaining or improving your customer service…

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How to ‘Grow’ Green Roofing Opportunities

If you’re not familiar with green roofing, or if you think it’s only for horticulturists and large-scale public projects, then it may be time to have a rethink. There’s a growing movement by many councils and local authorities throughout the UK, including the London boroughs, to incorporate green roofs into new developments, where feasible. Green…

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Primary Flat Roofing Code of Practice re-written!

British Standards are a dry topic, not often the focus at dinner parties.  However, the key Codes of Practice are of great importance to an industry, and this particular one is the basic reference for all flat roofs. It may not be the law, but it is a practical summary of Good / Best Practice…

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NFRC and Which? Trusted Traders Working Together

Which? Trusted Traders is an endorsement scheme that recognises reputable traders in the home improvement and motor repair sectors. NFRC and Which? Trusted Traders have been working collaboratively since October last year and it has gone from strength to strength. The aim of Which? Trusted Traders is to raise the standard of the trade industry…

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How to Get Social Media Savvy and Boost your Business

  There’s no escaping social media, it’s like a snowball rolling down the hill and picking up speed. If you’re not social media savvy today, you are missing out. Not only can you spread the word about your roofing business, it’s a great way to keep up with industry news and even engage with your…

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Householder’s Guide to Flat Roofing

Working in conjunction with the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) and Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA), the National Federation of Roofing Contractors has published a revised edition of the Householder’s Guide to Flat Roofing. The publication has become an invaluable tool for home and property owners by providing them basic knowledge on the design,…

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Do you Work in the Roofing, Roofline or Window Industry?

Why not join the Roofing Racers team in this year’s London Triathlon and raise much needed money for their two chosen charities - Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital & Macmillan Cancer Support. Following on from last year’s success which saw Roofing Racers raise a staggering £12,000 over the £50,000 target. This year they have raised…

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Importance of Declaring Business Diversification

Uncertainties regarding the performance of the construction sector in 2018 may spur some roofing contractors to consider diversifying into new disciplines to broaden their skill base and consequently their contract opportunities.

By |January 17th, 2018|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|Comments Off on Importance of Declaring Business Diversification

Importance of Declaring Business Diversification

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By |January 17th, 2018|Categories: Roofing Industry News|Tags: |0 Comments

Steer clear of steeper fines for health and safety offences

The increase in the number of HSE prosecutions and the level of fines being imposed under the new guidelines means it’s crucial, now more than ever, that contractors of all sizes ensure they have an effective and robust approach to complying with health and safety laws.

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|Comments Off on Steer clear of steeper fines for health and safety offences

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FRAGILE ROOFS – THE SAFETY ‘ELEPHANT’ IN THE ROOM?

Most of us would agree that in the last decade great strides forward in working safely at height have been made across most areas and trades involved in building and maintaining all manner of roofs...

By |October 26th, 2016|Categories: Emergency Roofing Maintenance, Industrial Roofing, Roofers, Roofing, Roofing Industry News|Comments Off on FRAGILE ROOFS – THE SAFETY ‘ELEPHANT’ IN THE ROOM?

Retailer Achieves its First Net Zero Facility

REI’s latest solar system will offset 100 percent of the new distribution facility’s annual electricity consumption, helping the company reach its goal of achieving a net zero operation