Tag: Roofing

Manual of Practice in Tablet

RCI Manual of Practice Goes Digital

May 18, 2018

One of the many changes afoot here at HQ is the initiative to put fewer of our documents on paper and instead make them available digitally. The RCI Manual of Practice is now available exclusively as an interactive PDF. You can jump to various sections from the table of contents, search the document, and access […]

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Christ Church Mosaic Roof Recognized

March 29, 2018

An interesting mosaic on the former Christ Church in Hillier, Prince Edward County, Ontario, has received recognition by the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA). Al Anthony Roofing of Consecon, ON, was granted an honorable mention in ARMA’s annual Quality Asphalt Roofing Case-study (QARC) Awards for its installation. The mosaic was designed by Helga Boelen and […]

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Air Intrusion Impacts in Seam-Fastened, Mechanically Attached Roofing Systems

February 28, 2018

By Suda Molleti, PEng; Bas Baskaran, PEng; and Pascal Beaulieu Editor’s Note: This article presents the summary of a research study. A peer-reviewed paper on the study was published at the 15th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology in November 2017. Background Air intrusion is termed as “when conditioned indoor air enters into a […]

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Memphis in May: New Classes Announced

February 27, 2018

We are excited to announce that two classes have just been added to the educational event calendar for May of 2018. Architectural Sheet Metal Flashing Design will be offered on May 8, 2018, and Metal Roofing on May 9 and 10. The RCI Architectural Sheet Metal Flashing class is a one-day course related to architectural […]

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RCI Joining Roofing Coalition in Roofing Day in D.C. 2018

February 01, 2018

This March, the roofing industry will come together as never before to make our collective voices heard in our nation’s capital during the inaugural Roofing Day in D.C. 2018. RCI is partnering with NRCA, organizers of the event, and multiple roofing industry associations and organizations in a coalition of voices. Together we can make a […]

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Misconceptions of Wind Damage to Asphalt Composition Shingles

December 28, 2017

By Carlos R. Lopez, PhD, PE; Jonathan S. Goode, PhD, PE; and Scott R. Morrison, PE The topic of wind-lifted shingles remains a controversial subject in the roofing industry. There are many misconceptions and a number of issues with asphalt shingles that are commonly incorrectly attributed to wind effects. Some of the current and most […]

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Meet Building Envelope Specifiers at the 2018 RCI Intnl. Convention and Trade Show

December 26, 2017

Intro | Register to Attend | Hotel  | Education/Speakers | Networking Events | Schedule | Trade Show | Keynote Speaker: Gary Heil | Golf Tournament | Spouse/Guest Tours Show your product to the Industry’s most focused group of  Building Envelope Specifiers 33rd RCI International Convention & Trade Show March 22-27, 2018 | Houston, Texas Marriott Marquis Houston | George R. Brown Convention Center When you exhibit at the RCI International Convention and Trade […]

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