Executive Insight – New Director of Service

Jill Tackett, Director of Service for North American Roofing

Director of Service joins North American Roofing’s Management Team We are pleased to announce our new Director of Service, Jill Tackett. Jill’s breadth of knowledge, experience, and capabilities align perfectly with our company’s goals and we are excited about the contributions she will bring to North American Roofing. As Director of Service, Jill will oversee […]

 Executive Insight – Roof Service Contracts

Roof Service Contract

Know what to look for when implementing a Roof Service Contract. We continue to get a lot of response to our blog posts on the importance of preventative maintenance.  Obviously, we are big supporters of taking a proactive and preventative approach to the overall state of your roof specifically because a well-maintained roof is easier […]

 Executive Insight – The Right Candidate

Finding the Right Candidate

Finding the right candidate often requires a different approach. For the past 6 years, the hardest segment of the workforce to employ has been the skilled trades – welders, electricians, machinists, and especially ROOFERS.  And it is not just a problem in the U.S.  The shortage of skilled labor is having a negative impact on […]

 Executive Insight – National Safety Stand Down

Safety Stand Down Awareness

Raising Awareness for Job Site Safety takes Everyone’s Commitment Last week, our company participated in OSHA’s National Safety Stand Down, a campaign developed to raise awareness about the severity of fall hazards in construction and the importance of fall prevention.  Falls from elevation continues to be one of the largest causes of death in the […]

 Executive Insight – Roofing and Solar Incentives

Roofing and the Solar Investment Tax Credit Extension Since its inception in 2006, the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) has helped annual residential and commercial solar installation grow by over 1,600%. And while 2015 saw the largest increase in installed solar ever, it is expected to double that amount of installed capacity in the next […]

 Executive Insight – Consolidation Appropriations Act and Roofing

Executive Insight – Consolidation Appropriations Act and Roofing In February, the NRCA issued an update regarding new changes in the tax code that could potentially benefit roofing companies. Congress and President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act which contains the Protecting American from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act this past December.  This bill provides […]

 Executive Insight – Proven Resources for Roofing Consultants

Making the Job Easier is all about Service for Roofing Consultants This past weekend, we exhibited at the 2016 RCI International Convention and Trade Show and it got me to thinking about how well we work with roofing consultants. Roofing consultants are responsible for providing a variety of services to their clients including unbiased roofing […]

 Executive Insight – Technology in the Roofing Industry

How North American tackles ever-evolving technological advancements. The rate at which the technology we use daily is increasing exponentially and the roofing and construction industry are no exceptions.  Every year, the MIT Technology Review lists the 10 greatest technology breakthroughs of the year.  Several on the list this year could really make significant impacts in […]

 Executive Insight – Better Roof Designs

Being committed to continuous education and training helps us develop better roof designs. This past month, the National Roofing Contractor’s Association (NRCA) issued an industry update regarding polyisocyanurate R-values and their new recommendations in determining thermal resistance values for in-service insulation on roofing systems.  So what does this have to do with designing a better […]

 Executive Insight – Rooftop Safety

Rooftop Safety is more than just following OSHA guidelines.  It’s our #1 priority. Last week our leadership team came together for our quarterly meeting to discuss our successes and challenges from the previous quarter.  We mute our cell phones and close our laptops and spend time reviewing our performance and brainstorming on what we can […]

 Executive Insight – Industry Trends to Watch

2016 Construction Industry Trends to Watch As we start off 2016, it’s always good to look forward and recognize industry trends and market conditions so you can better position the company for success.  One of the biggest industry trends we recognize is the shortage of skilled labor.  Companies across the industry are struggling to find […]