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Roofing giant takes on Tesla to make solar roof shingles more affordable

“We’re part of the world’s largest roofing manufacturer. We have access to materials that typical solar companies don’t have access to,” said Martin DeBono, President of GAF Energy. “No one has ever specifically tried to make a solar product that … Continue reading

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Prices Soar, Outpacing Bid Increases: AGC

“Prices of numerous construction materials soared again in November, outpacing the rate at which contractors raised their bid prices, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.” https://constructionequipment.com/prices

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Would Dramatically Higher OSHA Penalties Make Workers Safer?

“Contractor advocates say businesses could be ‘destroyed’ if the U.S. Senate passes the Build Back Better bill approved by the House in its current form, a future serious safety violation could carry a monetary penalty of up to $70,000—more than … Continue reading

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Navigating Supply Chain Disruption: 7 Strategies for Small Businesses

“According to the weekly pulse data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau Small Business Pulse Survey, domestic supplier delays were reported by 46% of small businesses at the end of November, up from 27% reported a year ago.  Further, those reporting … Continue reading

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Solar power advocates slam new California proposal to reduce subsidies

“California regulators on Monday proposed significant changes to the state’s solar incentive program in a move vehemently opposed by industry advocates. The new policy would reduce payments granted to solar customers for the excess power they generate — a policy known as … Continue reading

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OSHA’s Top 10 most cited violations for FY 2021

“Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501)has been OSHA’s most frequently cited standard for the past 11 fiscal years, and the other standards that make up the agency’s “Top 10” list have largely remained unchanged.” https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com

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Roofing Day IN D.C.

“Join fellow roofing professionals on Capitol Hill as we advocate for our industry! Congress must see and hear from you to understand the critical issues we face. Together, we can make a difference.” Visit : https://www.nrca.net/advocacy/roofingday

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J.D. Miles and Sons employees celebrated by VARP

Recently employees were celebrated at a dinner held by VARP for becoming ProCertified with NRCA. You can read the NRCA article here. Congrats to Hector and Flavio!

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South Norfolk Initiative

Revitalizing a Historic Community You can review the city of Chesapeake’s South Norfolk Initiative to revitalize the neighborhoods and businesses in the surrounding neighborhoods.

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Women in Roofing

Sherri in the news again! Read the interview at Roofing Contractor. President of Miles Roofing, Inc., Sherri Miles talks about change and female leadership in the roofing industry alongside fellow women in roofing.

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