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SCMA backs new USDA green building policy

U.S. Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack, said the USDA would preferentially select wood in the agency’s new construction projects, enhance green building material research and development and demonstrate the use of wood in non-residential structures. 

AppliCad partners with Beck Automation

AppliCad develops specialized 3D roof and wall cladding take-off software with integrated output to various automated rollforming and folding machines.  Beck is the developer of control systems for these machines.

NRCA offers roofing symposium

The September symposium provides a forum for the formal presentation of roofing industry research and latest information addressing the science of emerging roofing technologies, including reflective roof surfaces, vegetative roof systems and rooftop photovoltaic systems.