Category: Industry News

Industry Employment Opportunities

August 02, 2016

The demand for roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall consulting  services continues to rise.  Firms are facing challenges in locating qualified professionals to fulfill needed functions. A visit to the RCI Jobs Board can help connect employers and talented individuals with needed opportunities. Search the list of available building envelope profession job openings. Online Classified Employment […]

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RCI Participates in White House Conference on Resiliency

July 20, 2016

President Barack Obama declared May as National Building Safety Month, spurring the White House Conference on Resiliency, which convened on May 26, 2016. RCI Senior Director of Technical Services Wanda Edwards was in attendance representing RCI. The conference, an invitation-only event, was sponsored by the White House National Security Council, the National Economic Council, the […]

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Join The RICOWI Hail Investigation Team

April 19, 2016

The Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues, Inc. (RICOWI) is gathering a research team. The recent hail storm in Texas (Windthorst, Sunset, Alvord, Denton, Frisco, Allen, Plano, Wylie, Murphy, Rockwall, and beyond) meets the RICOWI criteria for deployment of its Hail Investigation Team. The RICOWI Hail Committee Chair and Deployment Team met with the RICOWI […]

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Robert “Bob” Lyons Passes Away

March 17, 2016

Dear RCI Members and Friends, Sadly, we were notified that RCI’s founder, Robert “Bob” Lyons passed away yesterday morning, March 16, 2016. It was Bob’s vision, dedication and drive that brought RCI into existence. RCI was founded in 1983 by Mr. Lyons after spending three years of forging his concept into reality. From that initial […]

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Takeaways from ASTMs Symposium on Roofing Research and Standards Development

March 01, 2016

By Walt Rossiter RCI Director of Technical Services On December 6, 2015, ASTM Technical Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing hosted the eighth symposium in the series, Roofing Research and Standards Development. I was honored to have cochaired the symposium with Dr. Sudhakar Molleti of the National Research Council of Canada. By all accounts from […]

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