Women in the Roofing Industry: Statistics, Support & Achievement – IKO

How women are helping to advance the roofing profession. Women are getting more involved in the roofing industry every day. Now, you can find women at the top of roofing companies as CEOs and marketing directors, and in other leading roles. You’ll also find them pursuing roofing research, sales, distributing, consulting and manufacturing, and, of… Read More

Don’t Miss Our Diamond Sponsor Tremco’s Live Tremco Talks Webinar: December 6, 2018

Tremco Talks live webinars are offered quarterly and provide interesting, relevant and popular educational topics; roofing, sustainability, building envelope, restoration, rooftop safety, indoor building air quality, warranties, energy efficiencies, and much, much more! Have you ever thought about protecting and weatherproofing an entire building envelope by restoring it from the ground up but didn’t know… Read More

Meet the Women at Springer-Peterson Roofing

(Photo: Left to right is Diana King, Kelli Anderson, Kim Anderson, Carla Mendez) Diana King joined Springer-Peterson Roofing as the Service Department Coordinator and was promoted to Service Department Manager in 2008.  She manages all aspects of the Service Department. Diana has over 20 years’ experience in customer service.  Diana just completed year term as President… Read More

Is your Fire Extinguisher in good order to protect you?

If you have been through Fire Extinguisher training you are familiar with the PASS method. The acronym stands for Pull, Aim Squeeze & Sweep. How do you know if your fire extinguisher is in good working order? First, in choosing the correct extinguisher make sure you chose the class that correlates with the type of… Read More

Central PA’s Training Made the News

  Twenty women from the Central Pennsylvania council attended a training at the Sands Casino and Resort in Bethlehem, PA. The group learned about a roof walk/inspection performed by Robert Ganter Contractors out of Quakertown, PA. Robert Ganter Contractors also demonstrated how to properly flash a pipe, curb and parapet wall using self-adhered EPDM single-ply… Read More

Building a Strong and Sustainable Business with Diversity

NWIR members to be featured on panel at METALCON The panel of industry-leading women roofing professionals will discuss the importance of gender and generational diversity in business.  Focusing on the need for strong communications, emotional intelligence and collaboration, the panel will focus on how to bring increased balance and emotional intelligence to the process of… Read More

How to Beat the Heat

Outdoor workers are at risk for heat exposure illness if they spend a significant part of their shift outdoors. If workers have significant time in the direct sunlight executing strenuous tasks for long periods of time or if the tasks at hand require heavy clothing (personal protective equipment) they are at even greater risk. Workers… Read More

Meet the Women of Quality Roofing

Quality Roofing, Inc. was established in Florida in 1994 and is a third generation licensed and state certified roofing and GC firm. They are qualified in all phases of commercial and residential roofing along with providing new construction, residential projects, roof repairs and roof assessment management programs. Susan Jenkins is the Marketing Director of Quality… Read More