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New Tech Machinery 30 Years

Cheers to 30 Years!

By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter.  RoofersCoffeeShop® gets a sneak peek of NTM’s new facility and partakes in the anniversary celebrations.  RoofersCoffeeShop® attended the New Tech Machinery (NTM) Open House Celebration this past summer. We were greeted by a merch table, grabbed a 30-year commemoration t-shirt and toured the new facility for NTM in Aurora, Colorado.  NTM ...

WSRCA Western Roofing Expo 2021 Registration

Come See RCS at the Western Roofing Expo!

By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter.  Don’t miss out on one of the largest regional roofing expos this September 21-23.  Known as the premier regional roofing event in the United States, the Western Roofing Expo 2021 - September 21-23 at The Mirage Las Vegas - features a two-day trade show, 24 educational seminars, two keynote ...

NWiR Future and Female Leadership

Colorado’s NWiR Look Toward the Future and Female Leadership

By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter.   NWiR Northern Colorado and Denver Council hosted a nationwide member meeting addressing proactive planning and celebrating women in the industry.  In June 22, the National Women in Roofing Northern Colorado and Denver council held a meeting with over 35 attendees in state and many out-of-state attendees attending virtually. The meeting featured a panel conversation with representatives from each sector ...

RCS Suicide Prevention

Change the Culture and Save Lives

By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter.  Learning how to direct the evolution of your company’s culture could be the solution to employee depression and suicide.   According to the Center for Disease Control, the national suicide rate for males is 27.4 per 100,000 people and 7.7 per 100,000 for females. In the construction industry these numbers raise drastically ...

RCS Blue Roofs

Why Urban Infrastructures Need Blue Roofs

By Colin Sheehan, RCS Reporter. How blue roofs can help cities withstand extreme weather events and avoid sewer system disasters.  While designs differ slightly in look and function, a blue roof is made to collect and temporarily store stormwater before gradually releasing it downstream or until it has been evaporated. The water is collected through a pod system of weirs, which according to Ecogardens, “work by setting the location of ...

MARCO Moisture in the Attic

Where is All the Moisture in the Attic Coming From?

By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter.  It is important to ventilate to keep moisture out of the attic, but do you find yourself asking “How does all this water accumulate?” Read on to learn why moisture builds.  We all know that ventilation systems are a necessity in attics; they let fresh air enter ...

RCS Famously Steep Church

Famously Steep Church Roof in Redding Gets Replaced

By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter.   After sustaining damage from a hailstorm, the First Presbyterian Church finds a solution to steep roof pitch problems in RestoreMasters Contracting LLC. A reroof of a church usually isn’t newsworthy, but the First Presbyterian Church on Placer Street in Redding is extremely high-pitched. The building itself is pyramidic, making replacing shingles difficult.  “The design of this building makes, ...

RCS Password

Don’t Get Hacked, Get a Better Password!

By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter.   Hackers are targeting the construction industry’s cybersecurity because of our notorious bad password hygiene. Read on to learn why it’s time to step up the protection of your companies' data.   When you spend most of your time outside for your job, it can be hard to think about what is happening online. However, it is this exact disconnect ...

RCS Economic Outlook

Mid-year Economic Outlook

By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter.   What to expect for the latter half of 2021 and what the aftermath of the 2020 pandemic has taught us so far.  2020 brought the construction industry bans, lockdowns, work –from-home orders and budget constraints. However, out of the decline in activity, uncertainty in the market and general crisis comes the period of recovery. In its second half, ...

NWiR SheBuild

It Was a Deeply Empowering SheBuild 2021!

By Cass Jacoby, RCS Reporter.  This year's SheBuild event was extra special, as women across generations came together to build a roof for Miss Betty Danielle.  We sat down to talk about the event with Rae July, who serves as the co-chair for the local National Women in Roofing council in Seattle along with Brittany Wimbish for ...

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