A Marine and a Roofer – Called to Service

“It doesn’t matter what I’ve done – I’ve always tried to be a professional.” For Paul Swingle, a roofing consultant and former Marine based out of Georgia, integrity and discipline to do the best job in the most effective way possible, has always driven him to work creatively to deliver on a mission. After living his dream of playing college football and winning a National Championship in Mount Union, Ohio, Paul decided there was...

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October is Energy Action Month

In 2011 and each year thereafter, the former President of the United States proclaimed October to be National Energy Action Month. This designation was created to encourage energy-saving actions and to reduce national energy consumption. The presidential proclamations called upon citizens of the United States to recognize October as Energy Action Month by “working together to achieve greater energy security, a more robust economy, and a...

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National Fire Prevention Month 2017

National Fire Prevention Month 2017

Few issues in construction are more important than protecting the project—and the people involved in it—from fire damage and injury.  Fire officials and construction experts, along with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), designate the month of October every year to boost public education efforts, including those targeting the construction industry.   According to an NFPA report, Fires in Structures under Construction,...

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How to Properly Choose a Commercial Roofing Contractor

How to Properly Choose a Commercial Roofing Contractor

When searching for a roofing contractor, most people start searching the internet to review all of the local listings. But it’s important to ask other building owners or facility managers for their recommendations as well. GenFlex offers a Find-An-Expert tool on our website, where you can locate GenFlex-authorized contractors in your area, as well as authorized sales representatives that can help point you in the right...

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Construction Needs After Hurricane Harvey

Construction Needs After Hurricane Harvey

Harvey reached landfall Friday, August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane, causing record levels of destruction, tragedy and economic loss in southeastern Texas. By the time it decreased to a tropical depression, the Beaumont and Port Arthur regions had received approximately 30”of rainfall.   As of August 31, the damage was ongoing. According to NBC News, at least 29 people had died, and more than 32,000 Texans were in shelters. Thousands of...

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