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Continuing Education Resources

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Blog, Education | Comments Off on Continuing Education Resources

Continuing Education Resources

For many of us, school or college days are just fond memories of the past. However, that doesn’t mean we can stop learning.  As a commercial roofing business owner or someone working in the industry, the importance of continuing education in our changing industry should be recognized. While it is easy to become set in one’s ways, especially...

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Q1 2017 Construction Industry Performance

Posted by on April 25, 2017 in Blog, Education, Industry Trends | Comments Off on Q1 2017 Construction Industry Performance

Q1 2017 Construction Industry Performance

Employment in the construction industry for the first two months in 2017 was up over the same months in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) report. New hires in January was up 92,000, and in February they were up 22,000 over last year’s numbers. The construction industry added a total...

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April 22 is Earth Day

Posted by on April 21, 2017 in Blog, Education | Comments Off on April 22 is Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day

Earth Day is a day to focus on the environment and it is also a good time to think about eco-friendly roofing options. A place to start is to review some of the characteristics that factor into categorizing a roofing material as eco-friendly or green. Recycled Content or the Ability for the Material to be Recycled or Reused Eco-friendly Benefits:...

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Spring Roof Inspection

Posted by on April 5, 2017 in Blog, Roofing Maintenance | Comments Off on Spring Roof Inspection

Spring Roof Inspection

April showers bring…roof leaks? Not how you remember it? Well it is true, and it is especially possible if you don’t perform your spring roof inspection. Winter takes its toll on a roof. Freeze-thaw cycles, heavy snow loads, hail, and ice can really cause damage. Even if you live in a warm climate where cold-weather damage is not a worry,...

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The 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE)

Posted by on March 31, 2017 in Blog, GenFlex News, News and Events | Comments Off on The 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE)

The 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE)

The 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE) was held in Las Vegas this year after a three-year absence. And, it was a big success being the largest in attendance, number of booths, and square feet in the 62-year history of the IRE. The IRE educational conference attendance also increased 39% over the prior year.   Along with Firestone Building...

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GenFlex Classroom and Hands-on Training Programs

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in Blog, Education | Comments Off on GenFlex Classroom and Hands-on Training Programs

GenFlex Classroom and Hands-on Training Programs

GenFlex believes that providing valuable training at no cost to its contractors is an investment worth making. GenFlex has a great team with the knowledge and expertise to explain and demonstrate the proper installation methods for its products. Training is usually conducted with the support of our many distributors throughout North America, all...

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GenFlex Showcases Energy- & Labor-Saving Solutions at IRE 2017

Posted by on March 2, 2017 in Blog, GenFlex News, Press Release | Comments Off on GenFlex Showcases Energy- & Labor-Saving Solutions at IRE 2017

GenFlex Showcases Energy- & Labor-Saving Solutions at IRE 2017

New adhesives eliminate odor and emissions, with easier installation – giving contractors more flexibility on the jobsite   INDIANAPOLIS & LAS VEGAS, February 28, 2017 – GenFlex Roofing Systems, a leader in roofing products and service for professional roofers for more than three decades, will showcase its latest energy- and labor-saving...

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Roof Moisture

Posted by on January 31, 2017 in Blog, Education, Roofing Maintenance | Comments Off on Roof Moisture

Roof Moisture

Roof moisture or leaks often go unnoticed until a problem presents itself that requires immediate action. However, leading up to that point there is often other hidden and not so hidden damage occurring.   Insulation Damage Moisture entering a roof system can be absorbed by the insulation layer first, and then shows up as an interior leak. By...

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Protect Your Roof This Winter

Posted by on January 26, 2017 in Blog, Education, Roofing Maintenance | Comments Off on Protect Your Roof This Winter

Protect Your Roof This Winter

It’s January and whether we like it or not winter is here! If you live in a cold climate, GenFlex’s Ben George, Technical Building Solutions Manager, has some tips to help protect your roof this winter. He recommends inspections and maintenance, removal of excessive snow, and proper removal of ice accumulations.   Inspection and...

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2016 Commercial Roofing Review and 2017 Forecast

Posted by on January 19, 2017 in Blog, Industry Trends | Comments Off on 2016 Commercial Roofing Review and 2017 Forecast

2016 Commercial Roofing Review and 2017 Forecast

Industry Growth Eighty-eight percent of the Roofing Contractor’s 2016 Commercial Roofing Trends study respondents reported steady or positive growth in 2016! That’s great news for the commercial roofing industry. Furthermore, the U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced on January 3 that during the first 11 months of 2016...

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