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A Publication of the FRSA ◆ Florida’s Association of Roofing Professionals

2013 FRSA Trade Show Exhibitors’ Directory Contractors Protect Homeowners by Embracing Wind Mitigation Codes VIP Sponsor Highlights Educational Foundation Silent Auction and $5,000 Raffle Trade Show FAQs Kids to the Rescue with Soda Can Tabs June 2013


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Convention and Trade Show VIP Sponsors

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Southeastern Metals: New Products, New Programs, New Outlook

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Trade Show Exhibitors’ Listing

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Contractors Protect Homeowners by Embracing Wind Mitigation Codes

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Distinctive TAMKO Heritage® Architectural Shingles Offer Contractors More Options

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ABC Supply Co. Inc. 43 Florida Locations Dedicated to Professional Contractors

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Trent Cotney, P.A., Dedicated to Representing the Construction Industry

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Gulfeagle Celebrating 40 Years of Quality and Value

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Brad Sutter ◆ FRSA President’s Report

Thank You for Your Support at the 91st Annual Convention and Trade Show Greetings to our Members and Suppliers: Summer is here and with it the unpredictable weather and storms that fuel and complicate our business. Hopefully, our contractor members are taking the necessary precautions and steps to prepare for the weather on a daily basis by following good summer roofing practices (more tarps!). Another component of being prepared for the summer is having a disaster FRSA President Brad Sutter, preparedness plan in place Sutter Roofing Company of both personally and for your Florida business. Many of you are also aware that the Disaster Preparedness and Response Committee (DPRC) is one of the committees that meet at every FRSA quarterly board meeting. This committee has been in place since the hurricane season of 2004 and has spent thousands of hours working towards better practices and awareness for our members and the communities we serve. The current Chairman of the committee, Charlie Kennedy, from Gainesville Roofing recently attended the Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Ft. Lauderdale along with FRSA Technical Director, Mark Zehnal, CPRC. Through interaction at events like the Hurricane Conference, DPRC members have established many ties with agencies and individuals in the emergency management community around the State. These contacts have enhanced the visibility of our Association and increased the awareness of our activities to help our members with storm preparedness, response and recovery. By attending the Governor’s Conference over the last five years, we have also been able to network with other disaster preparedness and aid organizations, which has opened doors to educational and funding opportunities. We plan to continue our efforts to educate our members and the State’s consumers about the importance of being prepared for the storms that affect us. The critical need to have a plan for storms cannot be more clearly demonstrated than the recent tornadoes and storms in the Midwest. Those that took heed and moved to more solid structures certainly fared better than those that did not. Being prepared and having a plan can save the lives of you, your family and your employees. Wind mitigation, on the Florida Building Code books since 2005, is another critical area that contractors need to understand and

embrace as part of the service that we offer the citizens of Florida who dwell in houses built before 2002. See the article on page 10 to learn more. Support This Year’s Convention and Trade Show As most of you are aware, we are closing in on our reorganized Convention and Trade Show. We are very happy to report that the projections for exhibitors, attendees and educational opportunities all exceed last year. We strongly encourage all of our members to attend this year’s show to experience a more efficient format and expanded educational sessions. If you work in the roofing and sheet metal industry in Florida, you don’t want to miss this opportunity. It’s also important to note that this Association needs the support of its members to continue our work that benefits members. FRSA stands behind our contractors and associate members and is always on point with building code, workers’ compensation insurance and the many other issues that affect our members. FRSA has your back and for that it deserves your support and attendance at this year’s Convention! The Trade Show and Convention are the number one revenue driver for the Association. Without successful attendance, it would be impossible for the Association to continue to provide the level of service members receive. You will find a listing of this year’s exhibitors starting on page 13. As you can see, we are very fortunate to have the top manufactures, distributors and associates displaying at this year’s show. We all appreciate the generosity we find in this industry. Please make plans to visit those exhibitors whom you do business with and thank them for supporting our industry and FRSA. Without the support and patronage of these exhibitors and our members, the Convention and Trade Show would not be possible. Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to delivering a 91st annual Convention and Trade Show that is fun, educational and one of which we can all be proud.

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2013 FRSA Convention VIP Sponsor Profiles Platinum Sponsor ◆ TAMKO Building Products, Inc.

Joplin, MO ◆ (800) 841-1925 ◆ neil_robinson@tamko.com ◆ www.tamko.com TAMKO® offers an extensive line of residential products including Heritage® Series and Vintage® laminated asphalt shingles, 3-tab shingles, MetalWorks® steel shingles, Awaplan self-adhering SBS modified cap sheets, Moisture Guard Plus® and Tam-Shield® underlayments, EverGrain® and Evergrain® Envision® composite decking, Tam-Rail® and Marquee railing systems, waterproofing products, ventilation products (including both ridge and solar attic vents) and a wide range of asbestos-free cements and coatings. Brand new for 2013 is TAMKO’s new Heritage IR shingles Tested to meet UL 2218 Class 4 impact resistance at time of manufacture. Ask how you can become a TAMKO Pro.

Special Event Sponsor ◆ FRSA Self Insurers Fund

Winter Park, FL ◆ (800) 767-3772 ◆ debra@frsasif.com ◆ www.frsasif.com The FRSA-SIF provides workers’ compensation insurance and safety services to roofing, sheet metal and air conditioning contractors within the State of Florida. An exhibitor since 1955 and a Convention sponsor for over 50 years, they look forward to meeting potential new and existing members during this year’s trade show. The FRSA-SIF believes that they benefit from participating in the sponsorship program because it enhances the benefits FRSA offers its membership. Please visit them at their website.

Diamond Sponsor ◆ Southeastern Metals Mfg

Jacksonville, FL ◆ (800) 874-0335 ◆ sales@semetals.com ◆ www.semetals.com Southeastern Metals is one of the country’s leading manufacturers of metal building products. As a member of the Gibraltar Industries family, Southeastern Metals is part of a billion dollar network of manufacturers expanding across the globe. Southeastern Metals produces over 3,000 galvanized, steel and aluminum building components, specializing in metal roofing products, ventilation, trims, flashings, steel framing, corner bead and drywall accessories, as well as Gutter Helmet, the world’s premier gutter protection system.

Gold Sponsor ◆ ABC Supply Co. Inc.

Morrisville, NC ◆ (919) 463-5900 ◆ abcinfo@abcsupply.com ◆ www.abcsupply.com ABC Supply is America’s largest wholesale distributor of roofing, siding, windows, gutter and other select exterior building products with over 450 locations including 68 in Florida. ABC Supply participates in the FRSA Convention and Expo to support the industry association and to meet with current and prospective customers.

Emerald Sponsor ◆ Trent Cotney, PA

Tampa, FL ◆ (813) 579-3278 ◆ tcotney@trentcotney.com ◆ www.trentcotney.com Since 1999, Trent Cotney has dedicated himself to providing legal services to the construction industry. He is actively involved with many local and state associations. He serves as General Counsel, Co-Chairman of the Public Relations Committee and a Director of the Florida Roofing, Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors Association (FRSA) where he represents the interests of the roofing industry statewide. For his service to the roofing industry, he has been awarded the FRSA President’s Award, the FRSA Earl Blank “Heart” Award, and WCRCA’s Byron Curry Award.

Sapphire Sponsor ◆ Gulfeagle Supply

Tampa, FL ◆ (813) 636-9808 ◆ smcclain@gulfeaglesupply.com ◆ www.gulfeaglesupply.com Gulfeagle Supply, with 60 locations, is based in Tampa. They provide all types of residential, commercial and industrial roof coverings and accessories. Services include professional financial advice and fleet and roof loading equipment designed to save contractors money. Gulfeagle boasts of having the best trained and most knowledgable sales personnel in the industry.

Ruby Sponsor ◆ J.W. Edens & Company Commercial Insurance

Indiatlantic, FL ◆ (800) 223-6295 ◆ tobrien@jwedens.com ◆ www.jwedensinsurance.net J.W. Edens provides commercial and personal insurance, bonds, workers’ compensation, umbrella, professional, life, health and long term care. Terry O’Brien, CPCU, has been with J.W. Edens ten years and in the insurance industry for more than 40 years. She received the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation in 1989. She specializes in insurance for contractors. Phillip Lane, CLCS, has been with the company eight years and focuses on all aspects of construction.

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Southeastern Metals: New Products, New Programs, New Outlook Presented by Southeastern Metals Mfg., Inc. Diamond Sponsor of FRSA’s 91st Annual Convention and Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo Southeastern Metals will be presenting a variety of new products and new programs at the 2013 Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Expo held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Convention Center in Orlando. An exciting new product addition that will be featured is our new striated SEM-LOK panel (pictured below). The Striated SEM-LOK panel expands the current SEMCO Standing Seam product offering. This optional design feature provides a metal roofing profile enhancement to minimize the effects of cross panel tensioning or oil canning. SEM-LOK panels are offered in Flat, Ribbed and now Striated and available in lengths from 4 feet to 25 feet, custom cut to the inch.

Access to metal roofing information is now easier than ever with www.semetals.com mobile! Southeastern Metals is proud to announce that it now has a mobile site complete with all the important metal roofing literature, fastening schedules, and take off forms at your finger tips! Not only have we gone mobile, you can now follow us through our social media pages.

Another product being showcased at the 2013 FRSA Expo is the Bullet Boot. The Bullet Boot is an environmentally friendly product that securely protects your plumbing vents. Its flexible base fits most roof pitches and is an ideal flashing for all types of shingles. The Bullet Boot installs directly over standard PVC pipe providing water proof vent flashing. The Bullet Boot comes in four different colors including brown, grey, black and white. Stop by their booth and pick up a sample!

Enter the SEMCO Raffle at the FRSA Expo to win an iPad and an Android Tablet courtesy of Southeastern Metals! Stop by our booths 400, 401, 403, 502! See you there! Southeastern Metals produces over 3,000 galvanized, steel and aluminum building components, specializing in metal roofing products, ventilation, trims, flashings, steel framing, corner bead and drywall accessories as well as Gutter Helmet, the world's premier gutter protection system. Every product is precision engineered and manufactured to the highest standards, promoting greater durability and ensuring structural integrity after installation. Southeastern Metals corporate office and manufacturing base is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Contractors Protect Homeowners by Embracing Wind Mitigation Codes By Mark Zehnal, CPRC, FRSA Director of Technical Services Since the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons that saw seven storms hit Florida, each with winds of at least 105 mph, the weather has been comparatively calm in the State. As a result of Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne, Dennis, Katrina and Wilma, the Florida Legislature injected wind mitigation requirements into the 2004 Florida Building Code. Those code changes took effect in November 2005 and were intended to save lives and reduce property damage. While modifying the Code was a necessary first step, actual changes on the ground require the involvement of industry professionals. Implementation depends upon roofing contractors and building officials, along with the insurance industry, who must educate homeowners on the requirements and benefits involved in the expense of bringing a home up to code. Among roofing contractors and building officials, adoption has been mixed. We will not know just how mixed until the next major storm hits a populated area of the State. The fact that we are in the longest hurricane dry spell since the Civil War era means we probably won’t have to wait much longer to find out. One thing is certain, roofing contractors stand on the front lines of the battle to provide wind mitigation improvements to older houses. We fulfill our responsibility to serve Florida home owners and also create opportunities for increased revenue by understanding and embracing wind mitigation as part of the service we offer. Florida Wind Mitigation Genesis The 2004-2005 hurricane seasons produced some of the costliest storms to ever hit the United States. Five of the ten most costly US hurricanes ever struck during those devastating seasons. Here they are from costly to most costly: Name Rita Charley Ivan Wilma Katrina

Damage $11.8 billion $15.8 billion $19.8 billion $20.6 billion $105.8 billion

Year 2005 2004 2004 2005 2005

States Affected FL/LA/TX FL FL/AL FL LA/MS/AL/FL

After Charley initiated the 2004 season by ripping through the State with 130 mph winds, it became evident that homes constructed prior to the implementation of the 2001 Florida Building Code were particularly vulnerable to high winds. In the Spring of 2005, the Florida Legislature introduced “wind mitigation” stipulations into the Code that only took affect after a second round of costly hurricanes struck the State in 2005. What is Wind Mitigation?, published by Florida’s Foundation, states “wind mitigation specifically targets the structural and non-structural [building] aspects that prevent or lessen 10

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damage caused by high winds that occur with storms.” Or, in code language, “building envelope”. These “aspects” include: ♦♦roof coverings, ♦♦roof decks, ♦♦roof-to-wall attachments, ♦♦roof geometry, ♦♦secondary water resistance and ♦♦exterior openings. To a roofing contractor, the fact that five of the six items included in wind mitigation fall within their domain will not be lost. This is why roofing professionals have a primary responsibility and opportunity when it comes to making wind mitigation happen. When an older house is being re-roofed, it only makes sense to make the homeowner aware of whatever mitigation improvements are needed and allow the homeowner to choose whether or not to proceed. For the homeowner who is having an old roof ripped off, he or she could save significant money by using a roofing contractor who is knowledgable enough about wind mitigation to make sure the proper improvements are made. The only difference is that in the roofing world, Florida Building Code requires the work to be completed, with an exemption or two. Here are some of the stipulations of the wind mitigation code that are required when a home that was permitted prior to March 2002 (under the unified Florida Building Code) gets a new roof: For homes valued at less than $300,000: ♦♦the deck nailing pattern needs to be brought up to current code and ♦♦hurricane clips or straps that connect the roof to the walls must be installed. The Code includes an exception that stipulates that if the cost of performing roof-to-wall connections is more than 15 percent of the total cost of the re-roof, the owner may choose not to have the work performed. However, for homes valued at $300,000 and more, or if $50,000 or more work is performed, the above exemption is not allowed. For homes $750,000 and above, in addition to the above requirements, the exterior windows and doors must be mitigated with either shutters or impact resistant glass (for windows) and reinforced doors, including garage doors. Continued on page 29


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Exhibitors’ Directory FRSA members’ names appear in bold. Convention and Trade Show sponsors are underlined. Discover more about our VIP Sponsors on page 7 and in articles throughout this month’s magazine. 3M 12505 NW 44th St Coral Springs FL 33065 (651) 736‑6076 Toll-Free: (866) 513‑4026 majennings50@mmm.com www.3m.com/contractor Booths: 409, 411 3M will feature innovative roofing adhesive solutions. 3M AH-160 is the professional roofers solution for concrete or clay roof tile attachment and 3M CR-20 Adhesive for installing insulation, cover boards, and fleece back membranes. Stop by the 3M booth to see additional roofing adhesives, tapes, sealants and safety products. A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply 1560 Jessie St Jacksonville FL 32206 (630) 978‑7800 Toll-Free: (800) 894‑7741 Fax: (630) 978‑7825 cgreen@metaldecksupply.com www.metaldecksupply.com Booth: 208 A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply is your one-stop metal deck shop! Whether you need immediate stock from our warehouse or a preplanned custom fabricated order, we can get the deck you need to complete any project. Metal Decking-AnySize. AnyPlace. AnyTime. Visit us at www.metaldecksupply.com or call (800) 894‑7741.

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Booth: 1113

ABC Supply Co Inc 1 ABC Pkwy Beloit WI 53511 (608) 368‑2307 Fax: (608) 363‑0307 joel.shapiro@abcsupply.com www.abcsupply.com Booths: 501, 503, 505, 507, 509, 511, 600, 602, 604, 606, 608, 610

Advanced Estimating Systems will be demonstrating version 10 of the EDGE. Stop by booth 1113 for more information on the latest advances in our estimating system.

ADCO Products Inc 4401 Page Ave PO Box 457 Accumetric LLC/BOSS Products Michigan Center MI 49254 350 Ring Rd (517) 764‑0334 Elizabethtown KY 42701 Toll-Free: (800) 248‑4010 (270) 769‑3385 Fax: (517) 764‑6697 Toll-Free: (800) 928‑2677 roofing@adcocorp.com Fax: (270) 765‑2412 kwootton@bossproducts.com www.adcocorp.com www.bossproducts.com Booths: 211, 310 Booth: 210 ADCO Products Inc is a leading BOSS® Products has been a leader supplier of specialty adhesives, in sealant technology since 1970. sealants and tapes for the low-slope BOSS® Products has developed a commercial roofing industry and sold new sealant to exceed the needs of the roofing industry with BOSS® 125 under the Millennium One Step™, Multi-Seal® Building Construction Hurricane Force®, ADCOSEAL®, Sealant. Cool Cover™, EternaBond® Advanced Estimating Systems Inc brands and also through various 47 SE 5th Ave private label channels. For Delray Beach FL 33483 information on ADCO’s Products, (561) 276‑9100 call (800) 248‑4010 or visit Fax: (561) 276‑9492 sales@edgewin.com www.adcocorp.com.

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Come Visit Us at Booth 429 at the FRSA Show July 19-20, 2013


FRSA members’ names appear in bold. Convention and Trade Show sponsors are underlined.

Aldo Products 1604 N Main St Kannapolis NC 28081 Toll-Free: (800) 474‑6019 Fax: (704) 932‑3041 info@aldoproducts.com www.aldoproducts.com Booth: 908 Aldo Products is a manufacturer of high quality elastomeric and reflective roof coatings, primers and sealants. Our products are ideal for granulated modified bitumen and single-ply restoration, metal roof, waterproofing and for use over SPF. All Points Tile 162 E Broadway St Oviedo FL 32765 (407) 366‑2521 Fax: (407) 977‑2265 info@allpointstile.com www.allpointstile.com Booth: 1026 ALTUSA/Sulacer USA Inc 6801 NW 77th Ave Ste 302 Miami FL 33166 (305) 428‑0200 Toll-Free: (855) 428‑0200 Fax: (305) 428‑0201 info@altusa.com www.sulacer.com Booth: 432

American Weatherstar is a full line supplier of roof coatings, spray polyurethane foam and single-ply membrane sytems. We focus on assisting our contractors and dealers to market their services to building owners and facility manager.

AMSI Supply 4333 Lynwood Ct Douglasville GA 30179 (770) 943‑9771 Toll-Free: (800) 943‑9771 Fax: (770) 920‑6838 dtrefzger@amsisupply.com www.amsisupply.com Booths: 916, 918 For more than twenty years AMSI has supplied the metal roofing industry with quality panel clips, hand tools, fasteners, sealants and more at reasonable prices. With thousand of metal roofing specific products in stock, AMSI provides excellent lead times, expert service and the products you need, when you need them.

American Construction Metals 1600 Park Ave Beloit WI 53511 (608) 368‑2307 Fax: (608) 363‑0307 joel.shapiro@abcsupply.com Booths: 508, 510

Anchor Coatings Inc 2280 Tally Rd Leesburg FL 34748 (352) 728‑0777 Toll-Free: (800) 275‑5628 Fax: (352) 728‑6177 mandie@anchordesigncenter.com www.anchorcoatings.com Booth: 104

American Weatherstar 3100 Lees Ln Mobile AL 36693 Toll-Free: (800) 771‑6643 Fax: (251) 479‑3602 brian@weatherstar.net www.americanweatherstar.com Booth: 1015

Anchor Coatings is a Florida based roof coating manufaturer. All products are environmentally sustainable and include 100% acrylic primers, D.T.M’s, clear and white coatings. All products under $27 per gallon, and are made for energy savings on TPO, Hypalon, EPDM,

Roofing tiles distributors of Altusa “S” and Barrel Clay Tiles.

metal and shingle and is Energy Star and CRRC rated. APOC Roofing & Waterproofing 4161 E 7th Ave Tampa FL 33605 (813) 248‑2101 Fax: (813) 248‑6768 gblickle@gardner-gibson.com www.apoc.com Booths: 415, 514 ASR Associates Inc PO Box 5138 Lakeland FL 33807 (863) 619‑9776 Fax: (863) 607‑6693 rweaver@asr-assoc.com Booth: 331 ATAS International Inc 6612 Snowdrift Rd Allentown PA 18106 (610) 395‑8445 Toll-Free: (800) 468‑1441 Fax: (610) 395‑9342 info@atas.com www.atas.com Booth: 1022 ATAS International offers a variety of metal roof systems ideal for coastal environments. Metal roof systems offer a high degree of resistance to the forces of nature including wind uplift, fire and impact and meet the Product Approval with the Florida Building Code. Atlas Roofing Corp 2000 Riveredge Pkwy Ste 800 Atlanta GA 30328 (407) 982‑6628 Toll-Free: (800) 251‑2852 Fax: (407) 217‑1706 sdaniels@atlasroofing.com www.atlasroofing.com Booths: 719, 721, 723 Atlas Roofing Corp is a privately held corporation founded in 1982. We are a major manufacturer of building materials, including shingles, underlayments and insulation products. Berridge Mfg Co 6515 Fratt Rd San Antonio, TX 78218 (210) 650‑3050 Toll-Free: (800) 669‑0009 Fax: (210) 650‑0379

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Bitec Inc offers a full line of polymer modified bitumen waterproofing membranes as well as roof coatings and adhesves. Stop by booth 801 and see our new line of reflective cool coatings. Bitumar USA Inc 6000 Pennington Ave Baltimore MD 21226 (410) 354‑9550 Fax: (410) 354‑9552 www.bitumar.com Booth: 201 Bitumar USA is a manufacturer of high quality built-up roofing asphalt.

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Established in 1973, Bonded Lightning Protection provides lightning and surge protection for commercial, industrial and residential Sievert Industries, Inc. • 5255 Zenith Parkway, Loves Park, IL 61111 properties. In addition, Phone: (815) 639-1319 • Fax: (815) 639-1320 they install Lightning Warning Systems and Orders: (877) 639-1319 • www.sievertindustries.com provide inspections, repairs and certification marketing@berridge.com the industry’s widest selection of services to customers. www.berridge.com factory-produced standing seam, Booths: 808, 810 tile, shingle, siding, soffit and other Boral Roofing pre-finished architectural metal Berridge’s “Total Program” 1369 Hammondville Rd integrates all phases of architectural products. Pompano Beach FL 33069 metal roofing and cladding systems Bitec Inc (954) 818‑1126 including factory-made products, PO Box 497, #2 Industrial Park Dr Fax: (954) 786‑5388 portable roll formers, PVDF painted Morrilton AR 72110 jeff.king@boral.com coil and warranty, technical and Toll-Free: (800) 535‑8597 www.boralna.com marketing support. Berridge offers Fax: (501) 354‑3019 Booths: 1003, 1005

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FRSA members’ names appear in bold. Convention and Trade Show sponsors are underlined.

Boral Roofing is a division of Boral USA, the country’s largest premium provider of complete roofing and re-roofing solutions for architects as well as commercial and residential builders. Boral Roofing operates 15 clay and concrete tile manufacturing plants throughout the US and Mexico. Building Product Development Inc 1100 E Main St, PO Box 298 Logansport IN 46947 (574) 722‑3101 Toll-Free: (800) 405‑1909 Fax: (574) 722‑5543 d.sailors@loganstampings.com www.bpdusa.com Booth: 836 Building Product Development manufactures metal building roof clips and accessories and manufactures for large commercial buildings and field roll form businesses. Carlisle SynTec Systems PO Box 7000 Carlisle PA 17013 (717) 245‑7000 Toll-Free: (800) 479‑6832 Fax: (717) 245‑7053 info@syntec.carlisle.com www.carlislesyntec.com Booths: 904, 906 For over 50 years, Carlisle SynTec Systems has been the leader in energy-efficient single-ply roofing. From its EPDM membranes featuring Factory-Applied Tape (FAT™) to its heat weldable TPO and PVC roof systems, Carlisle offers innovation, superior field experience, roof system design and unsurpassed warranties. Carpenter Co 5100 Frontage Rd S Lakeland FL 33815 (863) 687‑9494 Toll-Free: (800) 723‑7749 Fax: (863) 688‑3703 tracy.lane@carpenter.com www.carpenter.com Booth: 929 Carpenter Co manufactures expanded polystyrene, a rigid, foamed plastic with resilient closed

cells in a range of densities, sizes and profiles to meet your application and specifications. Carpenter’s EPS can be manufactured to meet ASTM specification, C578-95; Types XI, I, VIII, II, IX, XIV or XV. Cellucrete Corp 11905 NW 99th Ave Hialeah Gardens FL 33018 (305) 826‑2960 Toll-Free: (800) 985‑0275 Fax: (305) 826‑2967 info@cellucrete.com www.cellucrete.com Booth: 923 Since 1988, Cellucrete Corp has been applying Lightweight Insulating Concrete for roof decks, Structural Concrete, Engineered Fill applications and Floor Fill installations. Cellucrete has established itself as the leader in the lightweight insulating concrete industry, with a proven track record of high quality installations throughout the Southeast United States. CertainTeed Corp 200 CertainTeed Rd Oxford NC 27565 (919) 693‑1141 Toll-Free: (800) 581‑1141 Fax: (919) 693‑9400 phyllis.s.stokes@saint-gobain.com www.certainteed.com Booths: 627, 726 CertainTeed Corp is the leading manufacturer of exterior and interior building products, including commercial roofing and the industry’s most extensive offering of residential roofing products. CHEM LINK Products LLC 353 E Lyons St Schoolcraft MI 49087 (269) 679‑4448 Toll-Free: (800) 826‑1681 Fax: (269) 679‑4448 jpiotrowicz@chemlink.com www.chemlink.com Booth: 329 Cleary Inspection Service Inc 1017 N “H” St Lake Worth FL 33460 (561) 722‑9881

Fax: (561) 582‑8039 clearyinspections@kcwand.com Booth: 1027 The KC Wand is the only quality inspection tool needed for tile roofs. Confirm proper adhesive, mortar or mechanical attachment. Cleasby Manufacturing Co 7150 Newton St Westminster CO 80030 (303) 429‑0467 Toll-Free: (800) 525‑1399 Fax: (303) 426‑5273 vance@cleasby.com www.cleasby.com Booth: 216 Cleasby has manufactured roofing equipment since 1949. We still manufacture a complete line of BUR equipment and distribute, RGC hoists, Leister heat welding, Cleasby Conveyors, OMG tools and many other products. Coastal MRO 6202-A Presidential Ct Ft Myers FL 33919 (239) 481‑3611 Toll-Free: (800) 533‑8107 Fax: (239) 481‑3928 cherylk@coastalmro.com www.coastalmro.com Booth: 112 Coastal MRO Inc is a service oriented employee screening company. We have been the service provider of choice for the FRSA-SIF since 1999. Coastal MRO offers services including: drug testing, background screens, random consortium services, specimen collections, alcohol and other instant testing solutions and on-line supervisor and employee training and certification. Coating & Foam Solutions 1100 Cottonwood Ave #300 Hartland WI 53029 Toll-Free: (888) 284‑7488 Fax: (262) 439‑2287 jkoch@cfsolutions.us.com www.cfsolutions.us.com Booth: 430

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Continental Materials Inc 1614 Old York Rd Abington PA 19001 (215) 884‑4930 Toll-Free: (800) 247‑6637 Fax: (215) 887‑4485 miked@continentalmaterials.com www.continentalmaterials.com Booth: 817 Convenience Products 866 Horan Dr Fenton MO 63026 (330) 714‑6466 Toll-Free: (800) 325‑6180 mhohl@convenienceproducts.com www.convenienceproducts.com Booth: 636 Our Touch ‘n Seal® Storm Bond Roof Tile Adhesive is a highperformance, one-component, polyurethane adhesive used for attaching clay and concrete roof tile to approved underlayment. Storm Bond has both Miami-Dade County N.O.A. No. 11-0420.06 and Florida Certificate of Product Approval # FL14506. Convenience Products also manufactures a full line of spray polyurethane foams and adhesives

including a true 3.0 PCF Foam Kit for foam roof repair. CPI Daylighting Inc 28662 N Ballard Dr Lake Forest IL 60045 (847) 816‑1060 Toll-Free: (800) 759‑6985 Fax: (847) 816‑0425 info@cpidaylighting.com www.cpidaylighting.com Booth: 532

sales@samedaysteeldeck.com www.samedaysteeldeck.com Booth: 110 D-MAC Same Day Steel Deck fabricates and ships structural steel roof deck and accessories, including Types A, B, F and N, throughout Florida the same day it is ordered. Please stop by booth 110 and see “SAME DAY STEEL DECK” for a free gift!

CPI can be your sole source for translucent daylighting, providing design, fabrication and installation of standard or custom skylights and wall-light systems. CPI also offers hurricane endurance designs and “Class A” fire-resistant systems. No other skylight company offers the selection of colors, light transmission levels and configurations available from CPI. D-MAC Industries 1880 D-Mac Dr Alpharetta GA 30004 (770) 664‑7120 Toll-Free: (800) 878‑3622 Fax: (770) 664‑5682

D.I. Roof Seamers 915 Hwy 45 Corinth MS 38834 (662) 287‑6626 Toll-Free: (888) 343‑0456 steve@dimetalworks.com www.d.i.roofseamers.com Booth: 633 Dan’s Custom Sheet Metal 5700 Washington St Naples FL 34109 (239) 594‑0530 Toll-Free: (866) 989‑3276 Fax: (239) 594‑2064 amy@dcsm.net www.dcsm.net Booths: 805, 807

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24 & 26 gauge Galvalume / Aluminum / Copper Full strength Kynar 500 finish available in over 40 colors. All DCSM metal roofing products are in full compliance with Florida State-wide building codes. DCSM’s all-inclusive metal roof packages include panels, clips, screws, flashings and components at one per square price Dan’s Custom Sheet Metal, Inc. 5700 Washington Street, Naples, FL 34109 Phone: 239.594.0530 Fax: 239.594.2064 See our complete Product Brochure online at www.dcsm.net


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Dan’s Custom Sheet Metal specializing in metal roofing products. Dataforma Inc 410 Kings Mill Rd York PA 17403 Toll-Free: (800) 764‑9992 Fax: (717) 428‑2126 jwolfe@dataforma.com www.dataforma.com Booths: 802, 804 Dataforma, the roofing industry’s largest provider of web-based business management services, is a database for tracking sales, CRM, scheduling, marketing, photos and documents, projects, maintenance and repairs, and much more. 100% in the cloud you only need an internet connection. We offer two days of on-site training and a 24/7 helpline. DECRA Roofing Systems 1230 Railroad St Corona CA 92882 (851) 272‑8180 Fax: (951) 272‑4476 marketing@decra.com www.decra.com Booth: 732 With over 50 years of experience as the leading manufacturer of stone coated steel roofing, DECRA Roofing Systems is backed by a 50Year Limited Warranty, a 120-mph wind warranty and are Miami-Dade approved. Available in a variety of profiles and colors, DECRA Roofs are low maintenance and offer longlasting protection for any home. Direct Metals Inc 17600 East St N Ft Myers FL 33917 (239) 599‑8527 Toll-Free: (855) 800‑8878 Fax: (239) 599‑8545 info@directmetalsinc.com www.directmetalsinc.com Booth: 200 Direct Metals Inc is a supplier of quality fasteners, pipe flashings, sealants, insulation and much more. Serving distributors of commercial roofing, metal roofing and the post

frame and steel frame building markets. Dow Chemical 1911 Sykes Creek Dr Merritt Island FL 32953 (321) 537‑3925 Fax: (321) 459‑3756 byoumans@youmansassoc.com www.dowbuildingsolutions.com Booth: 736 Drexel Metals Inc 204 Railroad Dr Ivyland PA 18974 (888) 321‑9630 x115 Toll-Free: (888) 321‑9630 Fax: (877) 321‑9638 bpartyka@drexmet.com www.drexmet.com Booth: 202 Duke Energy 3300 Exchange Pl Lake Mary FL 32746 (407) 942‑9457 Fax: (407) 942‑9388 www.duke-energy.com/save Booth: 124 Duke Energy’s rebate programs are available for new construction and retrofit projects. With these energy effeciency related incentives you can significantly reduce upfront project costs and make upgrades to a facility that will save energy and money. Visit our booth to speak to an Energy Advisor on how customers qualify today. Duro-Last Roofing 525 Morley Dr Saginaw MI 48601 (989) 758‑1069 Toll-Free: (800) 248‑0280 jsieveke@duro-last.com www.duro-last.com Booths: 227, 326

Eagle Roofing Products 3546 N Riverside Ave Rialto CA 92377 Toll-Free: (800) 400‑3245 Fax: (909) 822‑5940 annehes@eagleroofing.com www.eagleroofing.com Booths: 405, 407 Eagle Roofing Products is a division of Burlingame Industries a family owned, privately held company based in California. The world’s largest we operate facilities in Phoenix, Arizona, Stockton, California and Sumterville, Florida. EagleView Technologies & Pictometry International Corp 2525 220th St SE Ste 203 Bothell WA 98021 (585) 444‑2576 emily.galka@pictometry.com www.pictometry.com Booth: 907 EagleView® Technologies provides the most accurate roof and wall measurement reports that serve as a marketing, production and warranty tool, flowing seamlessly into the


EagleView Estimator™ for precise proposals and bills of material. Close more sales, streamline the job lifecycle and increase your profitability when you EagleView it! Visit www.eagleview.com EJM Copper 1911 Elman St Orlando FL 32804 (407) 447‑0074 Fax: (407) 447‑0075 ejmcopper@aol.com www.ejmcopper.com Booth: 634 Elegance, style and quality are three words that describe our custom copper products. Cupolas, leaderheads, finials, domer vents, weathervanes and more! Englert Inc 1200 Amboy Ave Perth Amboy NJ 08861 (732) 826‑8614 Toll-Free: 800-ENGLERT Fax: (732) 826‑8865

info@englertinc.com www.englertinc.com Booths: 731, 733 Englert, Inc is a leader in commercial and residential Cool Metal Roofing, commercial and industrial wall panels, retro-fit framing, gutters and related environmental building, integrated roof technologies including solar electric, solar thermal and rainwater harvesting systems. The company features federal EnergyStar and LEED-compliant Ultra-Cool Metal Roof Coatings. Entegra Roof Tile 1289 NE 9th Ave Okeechobee FL 34972 (863) 467‑0042 Toll-Free: (800) 586‑7663 Fax: (863) 467‑0045 jsmith@rooftile.com www.entegra.com Booth: 835 Entegra Roof Tile are manufacturers quality concrete roof tile and are the

creators of the patented two-ply Tag & Stick underlayment. ERSystems 6900 Bleck Dr Rockford MN 55373 (763) 565‑6900 Toll-Free: (800) 403‑7747 Fax: (763) 565‑6901 ersinfo@ersystems.com www.ersystems.com Booth: 428 ERSystems is a national leader in cool roofing technology. ERSystems manufactures a complete line of highly reflective elastomeric roof coatings for restoring metal roofs, single-ply membranes, polyurethane foam, modified bitumen and smooth surfaced built-up roofs. Through restoration, we preserve the roof while reducing energy consumption.

ES Products 280 Franklin St Bristol RI 02809 (401) 253‑8600 Toll-Free: (800) 493‑7663 Fax: (401) 253‑8896 sales@esproducts.com www.esproducts.com Booths: 531, 533 ES Products, a specialty roof fastener manufacturer serving the low density, low slope roof deck market for nearly 60 years. A recent addition now offered under the TRUFAST brand, ES Products specializes in quality, 100% American-made fastening systems that minimize installation costs while maximizing productivity. FiberTite Roofing Systems by Seaman Corp 1000 Venture Blvd Wooster OH 44691 (330) 262‑1111 Toll-Free: (800) 649‑2737 Fax: (330) 263‑6950 lhall@seamancorp.com www.fibertite.com Booth: 529 Since 1949, Seaman Corporation has been a worldwide leader of

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innovative, high performance coated fabrics. Introduced in 1979, FiberTite roofing systems uses a unique, puncture-resistant fabric construction to create a roofing membrane exhibiting extraordinary product performance; over 99% of FiberTite roofing membranes are still performing today.

Firestone Building Products Co 250 West 96th St Indianapolis IN 46260 Toll-Free: (800) 428‑4442 www.firestonebpco.com Booths: 701, 703 Firestone Building Products is a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” portfolio of products for commercial building performance solutions. Roofing products include EPDM, TPO, metal, asphalt and modular systems, as well as green products, insulation and accessories. For more information, visit www.firestonebpco.com or contact us at info@firestonebp.com or (800) 428‑4442.

FLAMCO PO Box 6310 Jacksonville FL 32236 (904) 783‑8400 Toll-Free: (800) 634‑3937 Fax: (904) 783‑8403 clark@flamco.com www.flamco.com Booth: 926 In addition to the stock products we manufacture, special order flashings for windows, doors and balconies, copings on commercial buildings, etc; can be made from a variety of raw materials such as copper, stainless steel, heavy gauge aluminum and galvanized. Available in painted or bare material. Flex Membrane International Corp 2670 Leiscz’s Bridge Rd Ste 400 Leesport PA 19533

(610) 916‑9500 Toll-Free: (800) 969‑0108 Fax: (610) 916‑9501 jdoyle@flexmembranes.com www.flexroofingsystems.com Booth: 115

Florida’s only credit union dedicated to the financial well-being of the State’s roofing professional. Come see us about our new roof financing program for your customers.

Franklin International 2020 Bruck St Columbus OH 43207 (614) 443‑0241 Self Toll-Free: (800) 877‑4583 Insurers Fax: (614) 445‑1813 Fund davidbraun@franklininternational.com www.titebond.com FRSA Self Insurers Fund Booth: 1006 PO Box 4907 Winter Park FL 32793 (407) 671‑3772 ext. 200 Toll-Free: (800) 767‑3772 Fax: (407) 671‑2520 debra@frsasif.com www.frsasif.com Booths: 114, 116, 118, 120, 122 FRSA Association PO Box 4850 Winter Park FL 32793 (407) 671‑3772 x100 Toll-Free: (800) 767‑3772 Fax: (407) 679‑0010 www.floridaroof.com Booths: 127, 226 FRSA will feature information on our 2014 convention and trade show, membership, Educational and Research Foundation and Endowment opportunites along with FRSA publications. FRSA members and staff will be available to answer questions.

Credit Union FRSA Credit Union PO Box 5799 Winter Park FL 32793 (407) 657‑7212 Fax: (407) 671‑7014 mtatum@frsacu.org www.frsacu.org Booth: 129

FRSA-SIF is your workers’ compensation solution! Furman Insurance & Bonds 930 Woodcock Rd #218 Orlando FL 32803 (407) 894‑8001 Toll-Free: (800) 344‑4838 Fax: (407) 894‑3331 brian@furmaninsurance.com www.furmaninsurance.com Booth: 822 Furman Insurance specializing in risk management, safety and HR consulting. Gaco Western 200 W Mercer St Ste 202 Seattle WA 98119 (772) 828‑1849 Toll-Free: (800) 331‑0196 Fax: (813) 200‑1517 mbradley@gaco.com www.gaco.com Booths: 735, 737 Gaco Western is a recognized leader in innovative silicone roofing systems and offers best-of-class waterproofing and insulation solutions for a variety of commercial, industrial and residential applications.

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GAF Corp 13361 N 56th St Tampa FL 33617 (813) 829‑8880 Toll-Free: (866) 714‑5350 Fax: (800) 851‑3035 www.gaf.com Booths: 307, 309, 311, 406, 408, 410 GAF manufactures built-up, modified, TPO, PVC, insulation, accessories, asphalt shingles, ventilation, leak barriers and Tru Slate. Gardner-Gibson 4161 E 7th Ave Tampa FL 33605 (813) 248‑2101 Fax: (813) 248‑6768 gblickle@gardner-gibson.com www.gardner-gibson.com Booths: 315, 414

Genflex (Firestone DP) 250 W 96th St Indianapolis IN 46260 (800) 428‑4442 www.genflex.com Booths: 705, 707 GenFlex Roofing Systems is a leading supplier of high quality single-ply and isocyanurate roofing products. For over a quarter century, GenFlex has combined quality and innovation to better serve the commercial roofing market. Stop by to see our extensive product offerings. For more information, visit www.genflex.com or contacts us at info@genflex.com or (800) 428‑4442. Georgia Pacific Gypsum LLC PO Box 33842 Indialantic FL 32903 (321) 427‑2499 Fax: (404) 749‑9904 rastow@gapac.com www.gp.com Booth: 628 Georgia Pacific Gypsum LLC manufactures a full line of gypsum board products. Dens Deck Roof Board is the most successful in

meeting the roofing market needs for a cover board and/or thermal barrier. Goss 1511 Route 8 Glenshaw PA 15116 (412) 486‑6100 Fax: (412) 486‑6844 office@gossonline.com www.gossonline.com Booth: 932

GulfCoast Supply & Mfg LLC 4020 SW 449th St Horseshoe Beach FL 32648 Toll-Free: (888) 393‑0335 mark@gulfcoastsupply.com www.gulfcoastsupply.com Booths: 300, 302, 301, 303, 400, 402 Get Serious about Metal Roofing with the best products, training, sales and marketing in the industry! Take your business to the next level with hands-on training and lead generation guaranteed to make you more profitable, more successful, and more impressive! Visit Florida’s #1 direct-to-contractor metal roof manufacturer today!

Gulfeagle Supply 2700 E 7th Ave Tampa FL 33602 (813) 636‑9808 Fax: (813) 200‑3844 smcclain@gulfeaglesupply.com www.gulfeaglesupply.com Booths: 715, 717, 814, 816

Hanson Roof Tile 7400 Carmel Executive Park Ste 200 Charlotte NC 28226 Toll-Free: (800) 411‑8453 www.hansonrooftile.com Booths: 709, 711 Hanson Roof Tile is a leading manufacturer of concrete roof tile in the US, operating plants in Florida and Texas and supplies quality concrete roof tile in a multitude of sizes and colors for single and multi-family developments, custom homes, commercial and re-roofing applications.

HAPCO Inc 390 Portage Blvd Kent OH 44240 Toll-Free: (800) 345‑9353 Fax: (330) 677‑8282 shari@hapcoinc.com www.hapcoinc.com Booth: 206 HAPCO Inc has a 30+ year tradition as the foremost heat welding experts in the commercial roofing industry. HAPCO is the largest BAK master distributor in the world, with specified sales authority in North, Central and South America. Ask about HAPCO’s EXCLUSIVE 3 year limited warranty on automatic overlap welders! Heely-Brown 1280 Chattahoochee Ave Atlanta GA 30318 (404) 352‑0022 Toll-Free: (800) 241‑4628 Fax: (404) 350‑2696 sgoza@heelybrown.com www.heely-brown.com Booth: 730

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Henkel Corp 1818 7th Ave N #2 Lake Worth FL 33461 (561) 588‑9184 Toll-Free: (800) 367‑8168 Fax: (561) 588‑9283 pbpsalescorp@aol.com www.osisealants.com Booth: 928 Henry Co 999 N Sepulveda Blvd Ste 800 El Segundo CA 90245 (310) 684‑5315 Toll-Free: (800) 598‑7663 Fax: (310) 426‑9659 csands@henry.com www.henry.com Booth: 328 Hickman Engineered Systems PO Box 15005 Asheville NC 28813 (828) 676‑1700 Toll-Free: (800) 892‑9173 Fax: (828) 676‑2330 sales@wph.com www.wph.com Booth: 534 Hickman Engineered Systems manufactures easily installed metal roof edging, parapet wall coping, gutters, downspouts, conductor heads, panels and trims. Hickman products are classified by UL for compliance with ANSI/SPRI ES-1.

Hunter Panels 15 Franklin St Portland ME 04101 Toll-Free: (888) 746‑1114 Fax: (877) 775‑1769 info@hpanels.com www.hpanels.com Booths: 221, 223, 320, 322 Hunter Panels manufactures a full line of energy efficient polyisocyanurate insulation panels for low and steep slope roofing applications: flat, tapered, 24

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composites, nailable, vented, coverboard panels, hinged target sump; all with a variety of facers, sizes and thicknesses. Hunter services the Florida market from our Lake City facility. For more information call (888) 746‑1114 or visit www.hpanels.com Hydraulic Machinery Inc 5024 N 56th St Tampa FL 33610 (813) 621‑8002 Toll-Free: (800) 683‑5438 Fax: (813) 626‑8759 sheenawoolley@craneworx.com www.craneworx.com Booth: 117 IB Roof Systems 8181 Jetstar Dr #150 Irving TX 75063 (800) 426‑1626 Toll-Free: (800) 426‑1626 marketing@ibroof.com www.ibroof.com Booth: 920 IB Roof Systems manufactures high performance single-ply roofing with a 25 year warranty for commercial projects and 100% lifetime warranties for residential. We have an incredible 30-plus year track record. iCrete Technologies 3119 Spring Glen Rd Jacksonville FL 32207 (904) 385‑4000 Fax: (904) 385‑4237 info@icretecorp.com www.icretecorp.com Booth: 1021 IKO PO Box 437 St Augustine FL 32085 (904) 430‑7200 donna.dove@iko.com www.iko.com Booths: 417, 419 IKO is a family owned company now in its third generation, operating over 20 manufacturing plants globally. We are committed to additional laminated shingle production capacity, opening our newest facility in Sylacauga, AL this year. Our strength is our commitment to

quality and our passion for setting the standard in the industry. Inland Coatings Corp PO Box 247 Adel IA 50003 (515) 993‑4251 Fax: (515) 993‑4324 linda@inlandcoatings.com www.inlandcoatings.com Booth: 215 Inland’s RC 2000 White Rubber Roof Coating can dramatically reduce surface temperatures and heat transfer into the building. Energy required for cooling can be reduced by as much as 40 percent. RC 2000 has high tensile strength and elongation, superb adhesion, long term weather resistance and excellent corrosion resistance. Call (800) 456‑8467 or visit www.inlandcoatings.com. Innovative Energy Inc 10653 W 181st Ave Lowell IN 46356 (219) 696‑3639 Toll-Free: (800) 776‑3645 Fax: (219) 696‑5220 info@insul.net www.insul.net Booth: 101 Innovative Energy offers a wide variety of high performance reflective insulation and radiant barrier products, which stop up to 97% of radiant heat transfer and lower overall energy comsumption yearround. Those energy saving products are made in the USA and reduce your carbon footprint. Insulfoam 4500 S Frontage Rd Lakeland FL 33815 Toll-Free: (800) 242‑8879 Fax: (863) 682‑1702 jlaidlaw@insulfoam.com www.insulfoam.com Booths: 203, 205 Insulfoam is a versatile expanded polystyrene product and is successfully used in numerous roofing applications. Visit our website or contact us directly for more info. Continued on page 34


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Distinctive TAMKO Heritage® Architectural Shingles Offer Contractors More Options TAMKO’s Heritage® laminated asphalt shingles are a favorite with many homeowners and feature a wide range of colors and styles. Choices range from traditional Heritage Classic colors to the more vibrant beauty of America’s Natural Colors (ANC). Heritage® Woodgate® shingles distinctively take the classic qualities of Heritage one step further. Designed with a wider cut that conveys a rugged yet refined woodshake look, Woodgate shingles feature the same double layer construction of durable fiberglass mat found in all Heritage laminated asphalt shingles for strength and Class A fire protection. “TAMKO’s Heritage Woodgate laminated asphalt shingles are the perfect choice for homeowners who want the quality and reliability of a Heritage shingle with a contemporary look that showcases the appearance of natural wood,” said Stephen McNally, TAMKO’s vice president of sales and marketing.

Heritage Woodgate is available in five standard colors including Black Sage, Cabin Wood Brown, Weathered Wood, Antique Wood, Rustic Redwood and Cedar Wood. Three distinctive colors are also offered specifically for the Florida market: Desert Sand, Driftwood and Olde English Pewter. These colors offer a fresh look that will appeal to customers. “Combined with the unique design, the color choices for this region help houses stand out in their neighborhood,” said Jerry Roe. “Other shingles are more uniform. Woodgate is a good choice for customers who want to be different.” In order to help customers visualize how Heritage Woodgate shingles will look on their roof, TAMKO offers StyleSelect Roof Viewer. This interactive online tool helps demonstrate the color and finished look of the shingle. It also enables customers to select a roof that is similar in shape and style to their home, giving them an idea of how their finished roof may appear.

A Unique Choice TAMKO’s Heritage Woodgate laminated asphalt shingles are a popular product for many contractors who are looking for a different option to offer their customers. “Heritage Woodgate has a different look than the ordinary architectural shingle,” said Jerry Roe, owner of BRC High Tech Roofing in Jacksonville. “This helps us to be more competitive and appeal to a wider customer base.” The distinctive look of Heritage Woodgate also applies to the colors that are made with a unique color blend that complements the expansive look and allows for more dramatic color distribution across the shingle. Woodgate shingles feature an enhanced shadow line to further intensify the rustic shake-like beauty, as well as a random-cut sawtooth design that helps prevent unsightly zipper patterns on the roof.

Value of a Limited Warranty In addition to adding curb appeal to the home without the high cost or liabilities associated with wood shake, Heritage Woodgate shingles also offer a 30-year limited warranty. However it is more than the length of the limited warranty that matters - it is the length of the full start period, which is the amount of up-front protection in which both shingles and the labor to install the replacement shingles are covered. Woodgate offers a 15-year full start period, which adds to the overall value of the limited warranty. See Woodgate’s limited warranty for complete details. Woodgate’s limited warranty applies to more than just residential construction. TAMKO’s longest up-front protection applies to multifamily construction as well. Just because a structure is multifamily, does not mean it should have diminished limited warranty protection. Not all shingle limited warranties are created equal. Nowhere is this more evident than with multifamily housing. Woodgate also has a 15-year limited warranty against damage from winds up to 110 mph with standard application. This can be increased to 130 mph when applied in accordance with TAMKO’s high wind application instructions. High wind application requires the application of shingles in accordance with application instructions. This includes installing shingles with six fasteners in the locations specified for high wind and using TAMKO starter shingles including sealant strip at the eaves and rakes. Heritage Woodgate shingles also meet ASTM D 3462 at the time of manufacture and are MiamiDade County approved.

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The Value of Being a Pro TAMKO also provides an opportunity for contractors to offer additional warranty coverage on Heritage Woodgate shingles at no additional cost to their customers by becoming a TAMKO Pro. The Mastercraft Limited Warranty Enhancement available exclusively to TAMKO Pros on purchases of Woodgate increases the full start protection period by 15 years to an overall 30-year period and doubles the one-time transferability period from 5 to 10 years. Becoming a certified TAMKO Pro will help to establish industry credibility for businesses by aligning them with a leading manufacturer. In addition to the enhanced limited warranties, TAMKO Pros receive more Choice Rewards incentives on Heritage Woodgate and other shingles including Heritage Vintage and Heritage shingles. Working Together A dependable roof is made of more than shingles with a unique colors and a unique design. To ensure that homeowners get the most out of their Heritage Woodgate shingles, TAMKO offers a complete line of roofing products that work together to enhance protection. The primary design of a roof system includes features that match weather conditions in the area. In hurricane-prone areas, winddriven rain is a common cause of roof leaks. Using products such as TAMKO’s self-adhering SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) -modified underlayments along rakes and eaves, as well as in valleys, creates a durable barrier to help prevent water from penetrating the wood roof deck and entering the home. It is important that this layer is strong. Fiberglass re-enforced SBS modified products used in TAMKO’s rain protective underlayments, are stronger and provide better tear resistance than standard saturated felt. TAMKO’s fiberglass re-enforced SBS underlayments also have a high temperature resistance up to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. This helps protect the integrity of the product in environments that are prone to heat. Synthetic underlayment options are also available. Tam-Shield synthetic underlayment comes in a light-gray color which provides a cooler working surface when installing as opposed to traditional black felt. It may be exposed to UV rays for up to 180 days and is a lightweight product with more coverage per roll. Tam-Shield features lay lines and cap-nail locations printed on the underlayment for ease of installation. It is Miami-Dade County and Florida Building Code approved. Application Benefits Heritage Woodgate shingles are applied using the same application methods as Heritage and Heritage Premium shingles using a 4-cut no waste method to start the first 10 courses of shingles. After installing the underlayment and starter course shingles – begin the first course using a full 39-3/8” Heritage Woodgate shingle. Start the second course by cutting 10-3/8” from a full shingle to form a shingle 29” long. For the third course cut a 23” long shingle. Use the remaining 16-3/8” shingle to start the fourth course. Use the remaining 9-3/8” piece to start the fifth course. Repeat these steps for the next five working the way up the rake edge of the roof. Making these four cuts to begin the first 10 courses, with no waste, and no shingle pieces falling to the ground to pick up later reduces wasted material, and eases application with fewer cuts and less clean-up.

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For more information about TAMKO’s Heritage Woodgate laminated asphalt shingles or TAMKO’s complete line of roofing products, visit www.TAMKO.com.


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Two Groups of Professionals on the Front Lines The Florida Legislature established re-roofing as a trigger when older houses needed to be mitigated against high winds in order to protect lives and property from unnecessary and avoidable loss or damage. Two groups of professionals possess the responsibility to help homeowners adapt wind mitigation requirements: building officials and professional roofing contractors. The homeowner will typically have little or no knowledge of the requirements until their insurance company requests a mitigation report, so the contractor should be prepared to educate them and explain the rationale for the additional costs. Building officials should be asking questions when the contractor files a permit.

Another trigger, founded upon economics (and so less likely to be affected by negative inertia), originates from the insurance industry. As the insurance industry has dealt with the reality of a post-Andrew world, it has looked more carefully at the damages that can reasonably be expected from hurricanes in a State that has continued to grow in population. One insurance industry expert, for instance, estimated that a storm the caliber and location of Andrew would cause approximately five billion dollars in insured losses. The actual losses were three times that. More recently, the storms of 2004-05 gave the insurance industry the opportunity to see the differences in the number and severity of wind-related damages they could anticipate between newer houses built under the Florida

♦♦When was the house originally permitted? ♦♦What is the insured value (or property tax value if no insurance)? ♦♦What, if any, mitigation work has previously been performed per previous permit documents? These questions and others will help to determine what mitigation work needs to be performed and whether or not the homeowner can be exempted as far as Code is concerned (there are other concerns as we will see). If these two groups of professionals properly address wind mitigation concerns, the intent of the mitigation legislation will be effective. The next time a major storm passes through the State, we will have the opportunity to see to what degree the government and the industry has been doing its job. A More Sensitive Trigger Best intentions do not always translate into action. For a number of reasons professional contractors are not always as quick to adapt to “new” issues such as wind mitigation as they could be. The perception that it is an added burden or an attitude that “it’s not how we do things” can retard progress in protecting Florida’s citizens from the next storm. Wind mitigation requirements, however, are not going away anytime soon and the contractors who adopt them into their standard business practices will provide the service they should and realize additional income opportunities.

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Building Code and older construction. Understanding the financial liabilities involved when providing wind coverage for houses not built to current code requirements, insurance companies are requiring mitigation in order for homeowners to receive premium discounts or, in many cases, wind storm coverage at all. In a white paper on the economic effects of hurricanes, the Insurance Information Institute notes, No other state has Florida’s hurricane history or exposure to loss. Florida accounts for the highest percentage of historical losses for catastrophes: 17 percent of all U.S. insured catastrophe losses from 1980 to 2010, or $62.6 billion out of $379.1

billion in losses. By comparison, Texas is ranked second, with 11.2 percent of catastrophe losses for the same 30-year period, and Louisiana is ranked third, with 9.7 percent. Many Florida-based insurance providers, including Citizens, that underwrites more than a fifth of all Florida homes, require a wind mitigation inspection to be conducted and the necessary improvements to be made in order for wind storm damage coverage to be written for a house. The inspections are good for five years but without one, a homeowner may be unable to protect his investment from loss caused by wind events. On the positive side, the required improvements will make the house a better defense against the elements when the next windstorm strikes, potentially saving lives and mitigating damage caused by such storms.

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Wind Storm Deductibles One result of Hurricane Andrew regarding home insurance was the advent of the wind storm deductible. Here’s an example of the increased potential cost to the homeowner from the same white paper mentioned above, Hurricane Andrew and Insurance: the Enduring Impact of an Historic Storm: With a $500 standard deductible, for example, the policyholder must pay the first $500 of the claim out of pocket. The same policyholder with a house insured for $300,000 with a 5 percent deductible would pay $15,000 of a claim.

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In this example, the homeowner would be on the hook for $15,000 – 30 times more – than before Hurricane Andrew. With this in mind, it is easier to explain to a homeowner the financial benefits they may realize with wind mitigation improvements to their home. Having home insurance does not necessarily mean avoiding significant deductibles and by taking steps to mitigate such damage, the homeowner benefits. Find Out More Damage to a house’s roof during wind events often determines the extent to which the entire house sustains damage. If the roof is breached, the damage tends to go from manageable to very significant. Roofing professionals armed with the correct information and with the will to do so stand in a position to provide valuable and even life-saving service to homeowners.

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What Do You Get With Your Full Convention Registration? Still haven’t registered for FRSA’s 91st Annual Convention live product demonstrations in two locations on the show yet? Wondering what you’ll get for your hard earned dol- floor. lar? Well, let me tell you exactly what you will get... This year our focus is on education, training and techFirst, you’ll have access to industry-related, pro- nology. In addition to the 34 hours of CE credit hours, fessional educational courses, all of which have been there are several business essential courses, which are not approved for continuing educational (CE) credit. Choose CE-approved, but have been added to benefit contractors. from 34 hours of seminars covering everything you’ll need to know to keep your business going strong. By at- These courses are presented by various companies with tending all three days of the convention, you could earn products and services that will help you work smarter and more efficiently. up to 16 total hours of CE credit. For the ladies, a full registration includes tickets to the Spouse and Guest Program sessions. Your registration package also includes tickets for the following activities: The Friday Business Luncheon, where elections for FRSA’s Officers and Directors for the 2013-2014 year will be held, along with the annual business meetings of the Association, the Credit Union, the Educational and Research Foundation and the Self Insurers Fund. The Educational Foundation will award its annual scholarships during this lunch. The S.T.A.R. Awards and Officer Installation Dinner takes place Friday evening just after the close of the Trade Show. FRSA’s first annual S.T.A.R. Awards – the “Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing” – presentation will be held, featuring unique roofing projects from FRSA members. Projects submitted range from charity roofs to commercial projects and from steep slope to green roofing. This presentation is sure to be one of the highlights of the Convention as industry projects are profiled among peers. FRSA Officers for the coming year will be installed and FRSA’s highest honor, the Campanella Award will also be presented to one deserving individual. The Saturday night “White-Out” Party, taking place poolside, completes TRUSTED SOLUTIONS, UNDER ONE ROOF. the Convention events. Relax, socialize, When it comes to trusted connections for low-slope roofs, TRUFAST now offers drink and enjoy Polynesian-style food. more solutions for your project. With all-new product lines coming your way early The Grand Prize Drawings – two chances this year, you can enjoy the confidence and convenience of sourcing your roofing at $1,000 cash – will take place during this fasteners, adhesives and accessories from a single trusted source. And as with event and remember, you must be present all TRUFAST products, our new ES Products to win. base sheet fasteners are American-made. The trade show has been re-energized and is now a two-day event. There will be 800-443-9602 TRUFAST.COM a total of 11.5 hours of show hours, giving you plenty of time to meet vendors, check out new products and services and watch

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to eliminate paper and pencil on the roof as well as costly FCSControl Roofing Technologies – Dennis Riley, data entry process, using the latest mobile technology. Also, Founder of FCSControl Roofing Technologies, reviews how learn how to use that data in a RAM software system. hundreds of roofing contractors across the US (including 12 Work Smarter Not Harder Using Technology to in Florida) have been able to increase sales and gain more Save Time and Money – presented by Daryl Maronic, control of their organizations through currently available President of Dataforma. For years roofing contractors have technologies for all components of your business, includ- wasted hours of their time writing and rewriting tickets, ing sales, operations and service. This course will document searching job files and passing back and forth sticky notes Riley’s 21 years in the roofing industry, focusing on build- between office staff. Dataforma has helped bring our indusing relationships through service with the proven LifeCycle try into the 21st century by streamlining all of these office Sales Management Philosophy of opportunity throughout tasks into a centralized database – one made specifically for all business cycle aspects including: manage, react, repair, roofing contractors. Dataforma focuses on using technolreplace and repeat. ogy to improve efficiency and eliminate redundancy to save Staying Competitive and Winning Jobs through your business time and money. Technology – presented by Heidi Ellsworth, EagleView Technologies and Pictometry. The rapidly changing tech- Affiliate Competition and Kids’ Program nology behind aerial image capture and remote 3D roof and Each year at the Convention, the highly anticipated Affiliate wall measurements is altering the way contractors operate Competition takes place. FRSA affiliates from around the their businesses and allows for dramatic increases in ef- state challenge each other to see who will earn the title of ficiency and overall profitability. Learn what’s behind this the FRSA Affiliate Challenge Cup winner. During the Trade technology, how it works and, more importantly, how you Show, affiliates will compete in a virtual skeet shooting can apply it in your business process to realize drastic im- competition. Stop by and cheer on your favorite team. provements to your bottom line. We also have a very active Kids’ Program that has been Fleet Management – brought to you by Chris Zaworski set-up so that you can enjoy all the planned convention of Enterprise Leasing. This course will review all the costs events knowing that your child is well cared for. All events associated with operating company vehicles from acquisi- include meals, beverages and snacks and are chaperoned at tion through disposal, including operating costs such as all times. For a detailed listing of scheduled events, see the maintenance and fuel. brochure located in the center of the magazine. By purchasing a full registration, you’ll also be eligible Inspect Roofs? Get Five Times Faster Response with Mobile Technology – brought to you by RoofLogic. for the Grand Prize, a chance at one of two $1,000 cash Rob Minialoff, Founder and President of RoofLogic will prizes. Now doesn’t it make sense to purchase a full conpresent this seminar. Roof inspections mean gathering a vention registration and get the most bang for your buck? lot of data, including photos and roof measurements. That It’s not too late – give us a call at (800) 767-3772 ext. 100 data is used to produce inspection reports, drawings, pro- or send in the registration form located in the center of the posals and reroof takeoffs. The data can also be the basis of magazine. a successful Roof Asset Management program. Learn how –RFM– Business Essential Seminars

CILB Registration Requirements for Continuing Education Seminars If you plan on earning continuing education (CE) credit at any of this year’s convention seminars (or any other FRSA Educational and Research Foundation-sponsored seminars throughout the year), you need to present your contractor’s license and valid picture identification when you check-in for each seminar. In order to receive your certificate, the seminar monitors must verify your contractor’s license and picture ID prior to each seminar. Refunds will not be given to those unable to produce the appropriate documentation. Licensed roofing contractors must earn 14.0 hours of CE credit every two years. Within the 14.0 hours there are six specific requirements that must be met: ♦♦1.0 hour Safety Training (WPS), ♦♦1.0 hour Business Practice (BSP),

♦♦1.0 hour Workers’ Compensation (WC), ♦♦1.0 hour Advanced Code (ADV), ♦♦1.0 hour Laws and Rules (L&R) and ♦♦1.0 hour in Wind Mitigation (WMM). RC license holders must have their hours by August 31, 2013 and CCC license holders must have their 14.0 hours by August 31, 2014. Please refer to the Convention brochure located in the center of the magazine for seminar titles and credit hours. Onsite, please refer to the Convention Program for a final list of seminar times and credit hours or visit our website, www.floridaroof.com/events for a complete seminar list.

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InterWrap Inc 1818-1177 Hastings St W Vancouver BC Canada V6E 2K3 (778) 945‑2888 Toll-Free: (800) 567‑4727 Fax: (604) 696‑5518 dgagnier@interwrap.com www.interwrap.com Booths: 535, 537 InterWrap’s synthetic roofing underlayment’s are the ideal choice for all types of sloped roofing applications. We offer the most comprehensive line of synthetic roofing undetlayment’s available in the industry. That includes two brands, its flagship TITANIUM® products and RhinoRoof™ 15lb felt replacement. InterWrap® – weaving a better world. JGA Beacon 2501 Silver Meteor Dr Orlando FL 32804 (407) 291‑7244 Fax: (407) 291‑7262 lwolf@jgabeacon.com www.jgabeacon.com Booth: 809

Johns Manville 717 17th St Denver CO 80202 Toll-Free: (800) 922‑5922 www.jm.com/roofing Booths: 727, 729, 826, 828

(321) 725‑7000 Toll-Free: (800) 223‑6295 Fax: (321) 725‑7856 tobrien@jwedens.com www.jwedensinsuranceindialantic.com Booth: 126 Karnak Corp 330 Central Ave Clark NJ 07066 (732) 388‑0300 Toll-Free: (800) 526‑4236 Fax: (732) 388‑9422 info@karnakcorp.com www.karnakcorp.com Booth: 522

Kennedy Skylights LLC 5294 Tower Wy Sanford FL 32773 (407) 330‑5150 Toll-Free: (800) 280‑2545 Fax: (407) 330‑5125 pearl@kennedyskylights.com www.kennedyskylights.com Booth: 935

Lomanco Inc PO Box 519 Jacksonville AR 72076 (501) 982‑6511 Toll-Free: (800) 643‑5596 Fax: (501) 982‑1258 kimt@lomanco.com www.lomanco.com Booths: 421, 423

Kennedy Skylights manufactures glass and polycarbonate skylights, including Hurricane Rated, MiamiDade and Energy Star Approved and we offer tubular skylights and solar attic fans.

Lomanco is the world’s largest manufacturer of quality residential and light commercial attic or crawlspace ventilation products. Products for all roofing types including tile, shingle asphalt and metal.

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the industry leader in commercial roofing. JM offers a full line of comprehensive products, deep technical capabilities and top-notch guarantee programs, delivering complete solutions for your roofing needs.

JW Edens Insurance 325 5th Ave Ste 108 Indialantic FL 32903

Kirby Fiberglass is the leading US fiberglass mop manufacturer for hot asphalt applications for over 65 years! Better priced, heat resistant mops are safer, will not combust like cotton and offer uniform application

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Lanco Paints & Coatings 600 Mid Florida Dr Orlando FL 32824 (407) 240‑4000 Toll-Free: (866) 447‑2400 Fax: (407) 240‑4046 tlynn@lancopaints.com www.lancopaints.com Booth: 536

Since beginning operations in 1978, Lanco’s mission has been one of Karnak products comply with Energy superior customer satisfaction centered on our drive to produce Star and LEED requirements. the best quality products. Based Products are third party certified by UL, FM and are CRRC listed. Karnak on our founder’s creed, the Lanco product line encompasses a wide Energy Star Coatings are third array of applications ranging from party certified by UL and can help architectural coatings and wood buildings obtain LEED points and finishes, to industrial adhesives, comply with Title 24. For more info please call Karnak at (800) 526‑4236 roof coatings and high performance sealants. or visit www.mykarnak.com.

Kirby Fiberglass Inc 652 E Industrial Blvd Pueblo West CO 81007 (719) 547‑3940 Toll-Free: (800) 748‑2802 Fax: (719) 547‑3764 mops@kirbyfiberglass.com www.kirbyfiberglass.com Booth: 431

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of asphalt with less drag. Superior fiberglass coating brushes now available for optimum application of all roof coatings.

Marco Industries 9410 E 54th St Tulsa OK 74145 Toll-Free: (800) 800‑8590 Fax: (918) 622‑4536 dhousley@marcoindustries.com www.marcoindustries.com Booth: 931 Maristela Telhas Ltda Via Amhamguera KM 184 Leme-SP Brasil, 13610-200 00 55 19 3573‑7772 Toll-Free: 08 0012 0070 Fax: 00 55 19 3573 7770


FRSA members’ names appear in bold. Convention and Trade Show sponsors are underlined.

export@toptelha.com.br www.toptelha.com.br Booth: 832 Maristela Telhas is one of the largest manufacturers of clay roof tiles in Brazil making top quality clay roof tiles and accessories for rooftops. We export to ten countries all over the world.

Maxim Skylights 1818 7th Ave N Ste 3 Lake Worth FL 33461 (800) 367‑8168 Toll-Free: (888) 222‑4898 Fax: (214) 905‑2024 info@maximskylights.com www.maximskylights.com Booth: 827 Maxim specializes in hurricane, wind and impact resistant skylights that are Dade County/FBC/TDI approved, including the HVHZ of the 2010 Florida Building Code and satisfy the Texas Department of Insurance’s criteria for protection from windborne debris in all zones. Maxim Skylights has proven to be the skylight of choice for every commercial or residential project. Mayco Industries 18 W Oxmoor Rd Birmingham AL 35209 Toll-Free: (800) 749‑6061 Fax: (205) 945‑8704 tammy@maycoindustries.com www.maycoindustries.com Booth: 830 Mayco Industries manufactures and sells lead sheet and other lead products to a diverse industrial customer base. We offer a large range of roofing products including: lead flashings, lead sheet, lead wool, solder, auto caulks and neopoly. McElroy Metal Inc 1500 Hamilton Rd Bossier City LA 71111 Toll-Free: (800) 562‑3576 Fax: (318) 747‑8099 info@mcelroymetal.com

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Fax: (740) 622‑6161 info@mfmbp.com www.mfmbp.com McElroy Metal is a national manufacturer of metal roofing, siding Booth: 217 and substructural products with MFM Building Products is a leader 12 manufacturing facilities and 20 in the manufacturer of waterproofing Service Centers across the country. barriers and sealing systems from McElroy’s 238T standing seam the rooftop to the foundation since roofing system provides for ease of 1961. installation, unsurpassed wind uplift Mid-States Asphalt and strength characteristics, easy 1637 51st Ave panel replacement and jobsite roll Tuscaloosa AL 35401 forming capabilities. Toll-Free: (800) 489‑2391 Metal-Era Inc Fax: (800) 880‑3834 1600 Airport Rd jake@msaroof.com Waukesha WI 53188 www.msaroof.com Toll-Free: (262) 650‑6443 Booths: 811, 910 Fax: (800) 373‑9156 Mid-States Asphalt offers selfinfo@metalera.com adhered roofing underlayments www.metalera.com for metal, shingle and tile roofs, Booths: 304, 306, 308 as well as traditional roll roofing Metal-Era designs and manufactures for residential and commercial commercial roof edge systems, applications. We provide a full line of specializing in tested designs to Trumbull BUR packaged asphalt, as ensure the highest quality. Metal-Era well as our fifty pound QUIK MELT also offers overflow products that asphalt. provide commercial buildings with Mule-Hide Products proper roof ventilation. Metal-Era 1195 Prince Hall Dr has products for every project and Beloit WI 53511 budget, and is known for having industry leading warranties, fast lead (608) 368‑2307 Fax: (608) 363‑0307 times and personalized customer joel.shapiro@abcsupply.com service. www.mulehide.com Metal Sales Mfg Corp Booths: 504, 506 7110 Stuart Ave National Nail Corp Jacksonville FL 32254 2964 Clydon SW (904) 783‑3660 Grand Rapids MI 49519 Toll-Free: (800) 394‑4419 (616) 261‑2176 Fax: (904) 783‑9175 Toll-Free: (800) 746‑5659 bhood@metalsales.us.com Fax: (616) 724‑3010 www.metalsales.us.com rocky_stroud@nationalnail.com Booths: 900, 902 www.stingerworld.com Entering our 50th year in business, Booth: 834 Metal Sales Mfg Corp offers a Stinger® Cap Systems set the complete line of quality metal roof standard for sercuring roofing and wall panels for commercial, architectural, industrial, residential, underlayments, housewrap and foamboard. The Stinger® CN100 Cap and agricultural projects. We Nailer delivers a 1” plastic cap and a offer over 75 profiles and have the 1” ring shank nail to secure roofing broadest footprint of any metal roof felt and underlayment. manufacturer in the country. MFM Building Products 525 Orange St Coshocton OH 43812 (740) 622‑2645 Toll-Free: (800) 882‑7663

Natural Light Energy Systems 10821 N 23rd Ave Phoenix AZ 85029 (602) 485‑5984 Toll-Free: (800) 363‑9865

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Fax: (602) 485‑4895 bob@nltubular.com www.nltubular.com Booth: 933 Natural Light Energy Systems is the manufacturer of tubular skylights in sizes 10”, 13”, 18” and 21” and solar powered attic fans sizes 10, 20, 30, and 50 watt. NB Handy 65 10th St Lynchburg VA 24504 (434) 847‑2459 Toll-Free: (800) 284‑6242 Fax: (434) 847‑2401 bthomasson@nbhandy.com www.nbhandy.com Booth: 314 New Heights LLC 11 Township Dr Paradise PA 17562 (717) 768‑0070 Toll-Free: (855) 378‑4783 raymond@equipter.com www.equipter.com Booth: 218

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Next Generation Power Engineering Inc 1732 St Johns Bluff Rd Jacksonville FL 32246 (727) 235‑3881 ginok123@gmail.com www.genairator.com Booth: 1001

NovaFlex Sealants-Novagard Solutions 5109 Hamilton Ave Cleveland OH 44114 Toll-Free: (800) 380‑0138 Fax: (216) 881‑6977 novagard@novagard.net www.novagard.com Booth: 103

Nord Bitumi US Inc 425 Third St Ste 300 Macon GA 31201 (478) 741‑0088 Fax: (478) 741‑0086 nordus@nordbitumi.com www.nordbitumi.com Booth: 214

NovaFlex Metal Roof Sealant is a high performance sealant that is great for use on metal roofs, metal buildings, gutters, windows and siding. It is very easy to use and clean up. The chemistry behind it makes it invisible to low level UV light so it will not degrade over time.

Nord Bitumi was one of the first manufacturers to introduce modified bitumen membranes to the US roofing market in the late 70’s. Nord Bitumi produces a complete line of APP and SBS membranes for torch, mop, adhesive and self-adhered applications and has Miami-Dade and FBC approvals.

NPC Sealants 6040 Santa Monica Dr Tampa FL 33615 Toll-Free: (800) 806‑1106 Fax: (813) 882‑4363 npc@npcsealants.com www.npcsealants.com Booth: 316 NPC Sealants manufactures high performance sealants and adhesives.


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Nutech Florida 8380 Ulmerton Rd Ste 306 Largo FL 33771 (727) 421‑2845 Fax: (813) 944‑4524 classicltdd@gmail.com www.nutechpaints.com Booth: 437 Nutech has the next generation of silicone rubber roof coating-96% solids. Nutech also has up to 91% heat reflective Nono-technology roof coatings in 36 self cleaning and fade resistant colors.

O’Hagin Mfg LLC 210 Classic Ct Ste 100 Rohnert Park CA 94928 (707) 872‑3620 Fax: (707) 872‑3630 www.ohagin.com Booth: 927 O’Hagin Manufacturing has introduced a new patent-pending rain and snow resistant attic vent, WeatherMaster™, for tile, slate, shake and shingle roof applications. O’Hagin’s has also introduced a new attic vent for dry-in roofing applications that offers a Net Free Vent Area of 144 inches per vent. OMG Roofing Products 153 Bowles Rd Agawam MA 1001 Toll-Free: (800) 633‑3800 Fax: (413) 789‑2223 info@olyfast.com www.olyfast.com Booths: 516, 518 OMG Roofing Products offers a complete line of fasteners, adhesives, drains, pipe supports, repair tape, and productivity tools for those who demand the best in commercial roofing. For more information on our products and services, visit OMG at our booth or on the web at www.omgroofing.com. Owens Corning 5536 Metrowest Blvd #109 Orlando FL 32811 (407) 473‑7564 Fax: (419) 325‑6449

marcus.l.williams@owenscorning.com www.pamfast.com www.owenscorning.com Booth: 930 Booths: 917, 919 PAM Fastening Technology is a P&P Power Inc manufacturer of Autofeed Screw 16815 S Meehan St Systems and Premium Collated Roof Kincheloe MI 49788 Tile Screws designed to improve the (906) 495‑1177 productivity of the contractor. don@pandppower.com PBP Sales Corp www.pandppower.com 1818 7th Ave N Ste 2 Booth: 1023 Lake Worth FL 33461 We design and manufacture Toll-Free: (800) 637‑8168 power tools and provide precision Fax: (561) 588‑9283 machining services. Our featured pbpsalescorp@aol.com product is the VING Cutter. The Booth: 829 VING Cutter is an electric handheld rotary shear used to cut PBP Sales Corp representing quality metal roofing and siding as well as building material manufacturers in aluminium, stainless and many other the Florida marketplace since 1978. types of sheet metal. Permatile Roofing PAM Fastening 2941 Parkway St 1108 A Continental Blvd Lakeland FL 33811 Charlotte NC 28273 (863) 648‑5787 (704) 394‑3141 Toll-Free: (800) 394‑5952 Toll-Free: (800) 699‑2674 Fax: (863) 648‑4749 Fax: (704) 394‑9339 parcher@pamfast.com permatile@msn.com

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www.permatileroofing.com Booth: 831 Permatile Roofing is a manufacturer of a continuous length steel roofing panel that resembles Mediterranean tile. Each panel is custom cut to the specific length needed and comes in a wide range of 35 year warranty colors. Permatile is HVHZ Florida Product Approved to 180 mph. Petersen Aluminum Corp 102 Northpoint Pkwy Bldg 106 Acworth GA 30102 (770) 427‑3678 Toll-Free: (800) 272‑4482 Fax: (770) 420‑2533 bmorris@petersenmail.com www.pac-clad.com Booth: 520 Petersen manufactures a full line of standing seam roofing systems, metal soffit systems, metal wall panel systems, edge metal and coping systems with numerous Florida Building Code and Miami-Dade Approvals. PAC systems are available in 36 “PAC-CLAD® colors in 24 gauge and 22 gauge Steel products and .032”, .040”, .050” and .063” aluminum products.

PHP Systems Design 5534 Harvey Wilson Houston TX 77020 Toll-Free: (800) 797‑6585 Fax: (713) 678‑9290 wendy@phpsd.com www.phpsd.com

Booth: 921 PHP Systems Design is America’s leading source for rooftop pipe and equipment support systems. For over a decade we’ve been strong supporters of the roofing industry who appreciate what it means to build it right. With professional, high-integrity, code-compliant designs and engineering, PHP is changing the way the roofing industry views their rooftop supports. Pli-Dek Inc 41610 Date St #104 Murrieta CA 92562 (951) 834‑9550 Toll-Free: (800) 364‑0287 Fax: (951) 834‑95555 dkeeser@plidek.com www.plidek.com Booth: 837 Polyglass USA Inc 1111 W Newport Center Dr Deerfield Beach FL 33442 Toll-Free: (888) 410‑1375 Fax: (954) 418‑4453 mmulligan@polyglass.com www.polyglass.com Booths: 901, 903, 1000, 1002 Polyglass USA, Inc’s self-adhered modified bitumen underlayments for steep slope roofs and base and cap sheets for low slope roofs feature patented ADESO® Technology. This unique technology results in a dual-compound membrane with an aggressive adhesive bottom. Contact your local distributor and ask for Polystick underlayments and Elastoflex and Polyflex membranes today. Visit www.polyglass.us.

Premier Rail Systems 3940 S Ferree St Kansas City KS 66103 Toll-Free: (855) 677‑4700 Fax: (913) 677‑4700 matt@premierrailsystems.com www.premierrailsystems.com Booths: 934, 936 Premier Rail Systems offers permanent roof guardrails that do not penetrate the roof membrane. No weighted bases to tip over, no pipes to flash and full access to the entire roof, even sheet metal. Available in custom colors. Premix Marbletite Mfg Co 1001 NW Broken Sound Pkwy Ste A Boca Raton FL 33487 (561) 994‑5550 Toll-Free: (866) 435‑8665 Fax: (561) 241‑2830 jjohnson@qep.com www.premixmarbletite.com Booth: 734 Premix-Marbletite, a subsidiary of Q.E.P. Co, Inc, was established in the mid 1950’s with two manufacturing facilities in Florida. We are Florida’s premier and oldest manufacturer of stucco, plaster and pool products. Our focus is to develop products that provide innovation, quality and value-driven benefits. All of our products are installer and environmentally friendly. Professional Engineering Co Inc 110 Ferry St Lawrence MA 1841 (781) 941‑2700 Toll-Free: (888) 802‑8015 Fax: (781) 231‑3709 info@lambritchie.com Booth: 1101 Imagine being able to easily dispense flashing and trim coil. The Armadillo Coil Cage and the Big Bear Trim Coil dispenser’s make it easy to dispense as much material as you need without ever worrying about your coils unraveling again. Easy and safer to use and prevents wasted material.

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Protech Products 511 Central Park Dr Sanford FL 32771 (407) 328‑5300 Toll-Free: (800) 334‑9815 Fax: (407) 328‑5250 acurtis@protechemail.com www.protechonline.net Booths: 526, 528, 529, 530, 531, 533 Protech Products is a distributor of roof drains, metal roof accessories, pipe supports, AC stands, fasteners, pitch pocket systems, butyl tape, hose clamps, pipe flashings and much more. Pure Lead Products 127 Richfield Dr Lake Placid FL 33852 (863) 465‑7501 Toll-Free: (800) 282‑7264 Fax: (863) 465‑6478 troyragan@att.net Booth: 436 Pure Lead Products, is a manufacturer of fabricated lead products. For the roofing industry, our products line includes lead vent flashing’s for plumbing ventilation pipes, flat sheet lead for drains, roll sheet lead for valleys, and 50/50 bar solders for joining copper, lead, steel and nickel alloys.

Quest Construction Products 1465 Pipefitter St N Charleston SC 29405 Toll-Free: (855) 817‑3082 Fax: (843) 745‑9602 info@quest-cp.com www.quest-cp.com Booths: 630, 632 Hydro-Stop + United Coatings = Quest Construction Products, a company with decades of proven experience and the industry’s widest range of innovative solutions for waterproofing your building envelope and providing sustainability for the life of the building. FM, UL, CRRC, MiamiDade, Florida Building Code and Energy Star approved as well as OTC, LEED and Title 24 compliant.

R Roberts & Assoc Marketing Inc PO Box 230672 Miami FL 33138 Toll-Free: (800) 233‑0076 Fax: (305) 891‑2080 robinproberts@gmail.com Booths: 937, 1036 R Roberts & Associates Marketing, represents quality residential, commercial and architectural building products including: skylights, gutters, metal roofing

and accessories, caulking, sealants, waterproofing coatings, coil and flat sheets in copper, aluminum, galvalume, kynar aluminum and galvanized available in custom styles, sizes and configurations is our specialty. All products are available immediately. Resisto Inc 111 Holt Industrial Cir Acworth GA 30101 (330) 351‑3059

FOR EVERY DESIGN CHALLENGE WE PUT OUR HEADS TOGETHER TO HAVE THE RIGHT SOLUTION. Knowledge and support are always an advantage. PHP Systems/Design is America’s leading source for rooftop pipe and equipment support systems. PHP designs, manufactures, and delivers innovative and sustainable solutions for architects, engineers, and, building and field managers who understand what it means to “build it right.” We pioneered the original Zero Penetrations support system, allowing our customers limitless support options without jeopardizing their existing roof warranties. Contact us today to find out why we at PHP are changing the way the roofing industry views their rooftop and equipment supports. » » » » » » » » »

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Fax: (330) 334‑8246 mlookenott@resisto.us www.resisto.us Booth: 207

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Resisto is a manufacturer of basic shingle and metal roofing high temperature underlayment, low slope membranes, reflective insulation and radiant barrier. Roofing, window and wall flashing.

RK Hydro-Vac Svc PO Box 669052 Charlotte NC 28266 Toll-Free: (800) 762‑8361 Fax: (704) 393‑9479 rons@rkhydrovacnc.com www.rkhydrovac.com Booths: 611, 710 RK Hydro-Vac is the leader in Roof Vacuuming and been dedicated to the FRSA and the Florida Roofing market for over 30 years. R.M. Lucas Company 3211 S Wood St Chicago IL 60608 (773) 523‑4300 Fax: (773) 523‑3290 rbarry@rmlucas.com

R.M. Lucas Co manufactures a complete line of coatings, sealants, and adhesives for the professional roofing contractor.

Roof-A-Cide manufactures and distributes the only EPA and manufacturer approved products to PREVENT ugly roof stains and eliminate the need for repeated roof cleaning.

Roof Assessment Specialists Inc PO Box 922 Ellenton FL 34222 (941) 812‑5996 rkough@rasfl.com www.rasfl.com Booth: 119

Roofing Contractor 2401 W Big Beaver Ste 700 Troy MI 48084 (248) 244‑6249 thomasa@bnpmedia.com www.roofingcontractor.com Booth: 1029

Roof Hugger PO Box 1027 Odessa FL 33556 Toll-Free: (800) 771‑1711 Fax: (877) 202‑2254 jan@roofhugger.com www.roofhugger.com Booth: 821

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Roof-A-Cide 2045 SW 127th Ave Davie FL 33325 Toll-Free: (800) 806‑6727 Fax: (866) 237‑5855 info@roof-a-cide.com www.roof-a-cide.com Booths: 106, 108

Roofing Equipment of FL Inc 3025 Silverstar Rd Ste 111 Orlando FL 32808 (321) 239‑2047 Fax: (407) 293‑3482 roofequipfl@aol.com www.roofequipfl@aol.com Booths: 319, 321, 323, 418, 420, 422

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website www.roofmaster.com and follow us on our Blog; “Always on Top” and Facebook. ROOFING FLORIDA Magazine PO Box 4850 Winter Park FL 32793 (407) 671‑3772 x127 Toll-Free: (800) 767‑3772 Fax: (407) 679‑0010 john@floridaroof.com www.floridaroof.com Booths: 121, 123 ROOFING FLORIDA reaches 4,500 professional contractors, architects, specifiers and building officials every month. The magazine provides the latest information on code revisions, industry trends, legislative proceedings and more to leaders in the roofing, sheet metal and air conditioner contractor communities. Now available on your iPad at www.is.gd/iroofing. RoofLogic 3045 Southcreek #42 Mississauga ON Canada L4X 2F9 Toll-Free: (866) 222‑1999 Fax: (905) 412‑0336 sales@rooflogic.com www.rooflogic.com Booth: 1011 RoofLogic will display roof inspections and drawings on a tablet. If you inspect commercial roofs our mobile app will allow you to produce five times as many inspection reports, drawings, proposals and reroof takeoffs. Combined with our comprehensive database system, RoofLogic is a product you can run your company on. Roofmaster Products Co 2501 Park Central Blvd Decatur GA 30035 (770) 981‑5169 Toll-Free: (888) 321‑3847 Fax: (770) 981‑1725 glenn@roofmaster.com www.roofmaster.com Booth: 429 Roofmaster Products Co is a manufacturer and distributor of quality roofing equipment and tools. We stock over 8,000 different items; anything that is needed to put on or take off a roof. Please visit our

RSG Roofing Supply Group-Tampa 8501 Sabal Industrial Blvd Tampa FL 33619 (813) 740‑8790 Fax: (813) 740‑8796 lrichards@rsgroof.com Booths: 629, 631 RSG Roofing Supply Group carries roofing products for residential and commercial including tile-tapered systems sheet metal, coatings, cements and all accessory products. Rush Truck Center 2424 N John Young Pkwy Orlando FL 32804 (407) 298‑1000 Fax: (407) 293‑5344 hudsonf@rushenterprises.com www.truckstruckstrucks.com Booths: 915, 1014 Santafe Tile Corp 8825 NW 95th St Medley FL 33178 (305) 885‑9002 Toll-Free: 888-305-TILE (8453) Fax: (305) 888‑0050 apascual@santafetile.com www.santafetile.com Booth: 427 Santafe Tile is a manufacturer of high quality clay roof tile. Sealoflex Waterproofing Systems 2520 Oscar Johnson Rd Charleston SC 29405 (843) 554‑6466 Fax: (843) 554‑6458 jpoisson@sealoflex.com Booth: 434 Sealoflex, an international waterproofing systems manufacturer with more than 35 years of success, offers products for the entire building envelope; roofs, walls, decks and below grade. Our continued commitment to research and development provide quality waterproofing systems and coatings. This commitment places Sealoflex in the position as a leader in the industry.

Sievert Industries Inc 5255 Zenith Pkwy Loves Park IL 61111 (815) 639‑1319 Fax: (815) 639‑1320 jerickson@sievertindustries.com www.sievertindustries.com Booths: 433, 435 Sika Sarnafil 100 Dan Rd Canton MA 02021 (781) 828‑5400 arguin.stacia@us.sika.com www.sarnafilus.com Booth: 327 Sika Sarnafil has 45 years of experience delivering thermoplastic, single-ply membranes and systems that offer building owners sustainable solutions for roofing and waterproofing. Simpson Strong Tie 1800 S Ocean Blvd #404 Pompano Beach FL 33062 (954) 401‑9302 Toll-Free: (800) 999‑5099 Fax: (972) 542‑5379 egroblewski@strongtie.com www.strongtie.com Booth: 426 Simpson Strong Tie manufactures an entire line of structural, corrosionresistant, stainless steel and collated fasteners as well as the Quik Drive auto feed screw fastening system. Siplast 1000 E Rochelle Blvd Irving TX 75062 (469) 995‑2200 Fax: (469) 995‑2249 usinfo@icopal.com www.siplast.com Booths: 333, 335 Siplast is a recognized leader in the development and manufacture of SBS modified bitumen roofing membranes. Siplast’s multi-ply systems include granule-surfaced Paradiene®, foil-faced Veral® and Teranap® for green roofing and plaza deck applications. Siplast also offers lightweight insulating concrete systems for a true single source opportunity. SOPREMA 310 Quadral Dr Wadsworth OH 44281 (330) 334‑0066 www.soprema.us Booths: 526, 528

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SOPREMA manufactures waterproofing products including SBS modified bitumen membranes. SOPREMA offers various methods of application including self-adhered and green roof configuartions.

Southeastern Metals 11801 Industry Dr Jacksonville FL 32218 Toll-Free: (800) 874‑0335 sales@semetals.com www.semetals.com Booths: 401, 403, 500, 502 Southeastern Metals, SEMCO, is one of the region’s leading manufacturers of metal building products. As a Gibraltar Industries member, SEMCO is part of a billion dollar network of manufacturers expanding across the globe. With the support of Gibraltar, SEMCO will remain the name you can trust for quality metal building products. Spec Bldg Materials 701 9th Ave E Bradenton FL 34208 Toll-Free: (800) 330‑4060 Fax: (941) 748‑4657 cwibradenton@aol.com Booths: 818, 820 Sun-Tek Skylights 10303 General Dr Orlando FL 32824 (407) 859‑2117 Toll-Free: (800) 334‑5854 Fax: (417) 859‑6607 customerservice@sun-tek.com www.sun-tek.com Booth: 800 Sun-Tek manufactures a complete line of residential skylights including insulated glass, polycarbonate domed, Hurricane Impact Rated, tubular and multi-tubular models. We have just introduced our NEW commercial skylights in both selfflashing and curb-mounting styles to our product line. Sun-Tek can manufacture custom sizes in every model we offer. Suncoast Roofers Supply 14212 N Nebraska Ave Tampa FL 36313 (813) 383‑0050 Fax: (813) 383‑0051 thanks@srsicorp.com 42

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www.suncoastrooferssupply.com Booths: 100, 102 Suncoast Roofers Supply offers roofing materials and accessories from a wide array of manufacturers of asphalt composition shingles, tile, metal roofing, wood shakes and slate as well as a full line of commercial roofing products. Our knowledgeable staff is here to answer questions and help you select the optimal roofing solution.

Sunniland Corp PO Box 8001 Sanford FL 32772 (407) 322‑2421 Toll-Free: (800) 432‑1130 Fax: (407) 324‑5784 lpressley@sunnilandcorp.com www.sunnilandcorp.com Booths: 527, 626 Sunniland roofing supplies has 18 locations; 16 in Florida and 2 in South Georgia. Sunniland offers roofing supplies for metal, tile, asphalt shingles, modified roofing, for residential and commercial applications.

TAMKO Building Products Inc 220 West 4th St Joplin MO 64801 Toll-Free: (800) 641‑4691 Fax: (800) 841‑1925 info@tamko.com www.tamko.com Booths: 601, 603, 605, 607, 700, 702, 704, 706 Tarco One Information Wy Ste 225 Little Rock AR 72202 Toll-Free: (800) 365‑4506 Fax: (501) 945‑7718 sratcliff@tarcoroofing.com www.tarcoroofing.com Booths: 911, 1010

Tarco is one of the largest independently owned manufacturers of residential roofing products and commercial roofing products in North America. A major producer of underlayments since 1978, Tarco offers traditional roll roofing as well as premium LeakBarrier® underlayments, SBS membranes, self-adhering EasySystem membranes and APP products. The Brewer Co 30060 Lakeland Blvd Wickliffe OH 44092 (440) 944‑3800 Toll-Free: (800) 394‑0086 Fax: (440) 944‑1492 mmccarty@thebrewerco.com www.thebrewerco.com Booth: 416 Triangle Fastener Corp 6800 Suemac Pl #2 Jacksonville FL 32254 (904) 695‑0404 Fax: (904) 695‑0062 abelcher@trianglefastener.com www.trianglefastener.com Booths: 823, 922 Tropical Roofing Products 1904 SW 31st Ave Hallandale FL 33009 (954) 983‑3434 Toll-Free: (800) 432‑2855 Fax: (954) 963‑2033 george@tropical.com www.tropicalroofingproducts.com Booth: 815, 914

TRUFAST 02105 Williams CR 12-C Bryan OH 43506 (419) 636‑6715 Toll-Free: (800) 443‑9602 Fax: (419) 630‑2678 sales@trufast.com www.trufast.com Booth: 229 TRUFAST is committed to providing trusted American-made fastening and rooftop accessory solutions for the commercial roofing and SIP industries. With the recent addition of ES Products, TRUFAST is now proud to offer customers a broader line of fastening solutions for the low slope roofing market.


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United Steel Supply 248 Addie Ray Rd Ste 6200 Austin TX 78746 (512) 263‑0954 Fax: (512) 263‑0961 brian@unitedsteelsupply.com www.unitedsteelsupply.com Booth: 833

Valero Marketing & Supply 6746 Up River Rd Corpus Christi TX 78409 (361) 289‑3236 Fax: (361) 370‑4513 richard.rodgers@valero.com www.valero.com Booth: 819

USG 550 W Adams Chicago IL 60661 (312) 451‑9391 Toll-Free: (800) 621‑9523 Fax: (312) 672‑5820 dbailie@usg.com www.usg.com Booth: 209

Valero Energy Corp is the largest independent refiner in the United States and manufactures asphalt for the roofing industry including packaged roofing asphalt for low slope roofing.

Securock Gypsum Fiber Roof Boards employ a revolutionary new gypsum manufacturing technology that eliminates the need for a fiberglass facer. Available for use with virtually any type of hot or single-ply applied fully adhered roofing membrane. Securock Glass Mat Roof Boards are for use in mechanically attached systems.

Vector Mapping/IR Analyzers 65 Lyman Dr Williston VT 05495 (802) 871‑5186 Toll-Free: (800) 879‑1964 Fax: (866) 506‑3522 peterb@iranalyzers.com www.iranalyzers.com Booth: 806 VELUX America Inc 31019 Baclan Dr Wesley Chapel FL 33545

(704) 906‑8759 Toll-Free: (800) 888‑3589 Fax: (864) 941‑4870 tom.gaudette@velux.com www.veluxusa.com Booths: 109, 111 VELUX offers an industry first, the 10 Year No Leak Warranty. VELUX also introduced another industry first, the VSS Solar Powered Fresh Air skylight. VELUX offers a full line of residential and commercial skylights and SUN TUNNELs. Products to meet Impact and MiamiDade code are available. Versico Roofing Systems PO Box 1289 Carlisle PA 17013 Toll-Free: (800) 992‑7663 info@versico.com www.versico.com Booth: 317 Versico offers EPDM, TPO and PVC single-ply roofing systems and accessories, all backed by industryleading warranties.

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2013 Convention & Trade Show Frequently Asked Question’s What is the Convention? FRSA’s Convention and Trade Show run concurrently and have been an annual event for 91 years (since 1922). The Convention consists of educational seminars, golf, fishing and, new this year, clay shooting tournaments; a luncheon; an Open House Reception; the first annual S.T.A.R. Awards “Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing” and FRSA Officers’ Installation dinner Friday night and a “White-Out” party poolside on Saturday night.

Do exhibitors need to purchase tickets or registrations for anything? No. Exhibitors only need a badge (included with booth) to access the show floor, but are welcome to purchase tickets for any events they would like to attend. There is no cost to attend continuing education (CE) seminars if you don’t require CE credit.

What is the cost to attend the Trade Show? There is no cost to attend the show. All you need to enter the hall is a free badge, which can be obtained at the FRSA Registration Desk located directly across the foyer from Gatlin Hall at the RSCCC.

Where may I buy tickets? You may purchase tickets ahead of time (complete the registration form and send in with payment) or on-site at FRSA’s Registration Desk, located directly across the foyer from Gatlin Hall at the Rosen Shingle Creek Convention Center.

Do you have events for the family? Yes, we have a Spouse and Guest Program and a Kids’ Program. For the Spouse and Guest Program, you may purchase a full Convention registration (Spouse/ What is the Trade Show? Guest Program tickets are included) or individual tickAn exhibit where vendors to the industry display their ets. For the Kids’ Program events, you may purchase a products, services and equipment and where the roofing, full Convention registration or individual tickets for each sheet metal and air conditioning community gathers to event. learn the latest technologies and network with industry What is the cost to attend the Convention? representatives. You may purchase a full Convention registration prior to the event; cost will depend on membership status. Where is the Trade Show being held? The Trade Show is being held at the Rosen Shingle Creek You may also purchase individual tickets for the followResort and Convention Center (RSCCC) in Orlando. The ing social events: Sports Tournaments on Thursday, the Business Luncheon on Friday, the Friday night S.T.A.R. Trade Show will be held in Gatlin Hall. Awards and FRSA Officers Installation dinner (corporate tables available) and the “White-Out” Party on What are the hours for the Trade Show? Saturday night. A downloadable form is available on the Friday, July 19 – 1:00-6:00 pm Convention page of the website. Saturday, July 20 – 9:00 am-3:30 pm

Is parking available? What is the cost to attend the educational Yes, you can self-park at the RSCCC for a cost of $12 or programs? valet park for $18 per day or $20 overnight. Package deals are available for continuing education programs and the best value (if you are planning on attending Need directions? social events also) is to purchase the full Convention They are available in a downloadable document on the registration. This package contains seminar credit for convention page at www.floridaroof.com/events. eight hours of CE units and all social event tickets. If you’re attending only the seminars, you may purchase an How about hotel reservations? eight-hour CE package for $300. You may also purchase The host hotel is the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort and individual tickets for each seminar. Cost is $45 per credit Convention Center. Once you have registered, FRSA will hour. If you do not need CE credit, you may audit the send you a form to book your hotel reservations. This is classes at no cost. Please keep in mind that those who pay the only way you can make your hotel reservations under for the educational classes will receive course materials the FRSA room block. and first seating preference. Can children attend the Trade Show? Yes, but they will not be given a badge; badges will not be issued to any attendee under 18 years of age. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 44

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Is there a benefit to purchasing a full Convention registration? Yes, if you purchase a full Convention registration, you are eligible for two chances at the Grand Prize drawings,


of $1,000 cash each. And, most importantly, the cost of all your tickets is cheaper than if you purchase them individually. What does my full Convention registration include? A full Convention registration contains tickets for the Friday Business Luncheon, the Friday night S.T.A.R. Awards and the FRSA Officers Installation Dinner and the “White-Out” Party on Saturday night. Also, your choice of either eight hours of CE credit for seminars or two Spouse and Guest Program tickets and a ticket for the two Grand Prize drawings for $1,000 each held during the Saturday night “White-Out” Party.

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What about the sports tournaments? We offer three different sports tournaments on Thursday, July 18. We have a golf tournament at Shingle Creek Golf Club (cost is $110 per person, individuals will be paired) a catch-and-release fishing tournament at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Lodge (cost is $75 per person) and, new this year, a Clay Shooting Tournament being held at Mission Inn (cost is $75 per person). Registration forms can be downloaded on the Convention page at www.floridaroof.com/events. What is the Silent Auction? The Silent Auction is the primary fundraiser for the FRSA Educational and Research Foundation. Exhibitors, suppliers, members, staff and other businesses and individuals donate products, services, gift baskets, vacations and gift certificates to help raise money for this worthy cause. The money is used to provide educational seminars throughout the year and also funds the scholarships given away each year. Can I donate to the Silent Auction? YES! We would love to have any size donation. For more information, please call Erika Carruth at (800) 767-3772 ext. 123. See page 54 for a list of current donors. Can I bid on items at the Silent Auction? Yes! The silent auction will be located on the Trade Show floor and will open one-half hour before the Trade Show opens each day for the exhibitors, beginning on Friday afternoon, and remain open during Trade Show hours. It will close on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 pm. Should I expect a lot of walking? Yes! So make sure you wear comfortable shoes. It’s a bit of a hike from the parking lot to the FRSA Registration desk and Trade Show hall, so please add a few extra minutes when you’re making your plans to attend. Have more questions? Contact Lisa Pate at lisapate@floridaroof.com or (800) 767-3772 ext. 157 or Janette Irizarry at ext. 100 for more detailed information.

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ABC Supply Co. Inc., 43 Florida Locations Dedicated to Professional Contractors Presented by ABC Supply, Gold Sponsor of the 91st Annual FRSA Convention and Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Expo When Ken and Diane Hendricks founded ABC Supply in 1982, they envisioned a service and distribution company that put its customers needs first, treating them with respect, and providing them with the tools and support they need to succeed. That vision, coupled with their deeply held personal values of Respect, Opportunity, Work HardHave Fun, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Family, Give Back and American Pride, have been the company’s competitive advantage ever since. Today, ABC Supply has grown to be the largest wholesale distributor of roofing in the United States and one of the nation’s largest distributors of siding, windows and other select exterior building products. It serves residential and commercial roofers, general contractors, remodelers and specialty contractors from over 450 locations nationwide. ABC Supply offers an assortment of low slope and steep slope roofing products from industry-leading manufacturers, including asphalt, metal, composite, slate, cedar, concrete, clay, single ply, mod bit, built up and more, along with an array of accessories and related products such as coil for roof panels and roofing insulation. Contractors also look to ABC Supply for a wide variety of siding, windows, doors, decking and railing, stucco, gutter and cut-to-length gutter coil. The Solution Centers in ABC Supply’s branches are premier destinations for product information and selection, all designed to help builders and contractors enhance their productivity and increase profitability. The

centers are also an ideal place to meet with customers, discuss product and finalize color decisions. The ABC Supply Catalog Division gives professional contractors easy access to the tools, equipment and accessories they need to get the job done. The catalog contains more than 6,000 high-quality tools and specialty items from hand and power tools to fasteners, caulks, sealants, ventilation, safety equipment, apparel and accessories. ABC Supply goes the extra mile to support the success of its builders and contractors with the Customer Service Delivery System. This system ensures accuracy, consistency and efficiency throughout the buying process, from order placement to on-time delivery of material at the job site. Contractors can also benefit from using ABC Supply’s Freedom Programs. The programs are a portfolio of products and services designed to meet the unique needs of professional contractors, helping save them time and money while growing their business. A variety of marketing tools – including the Job-Site Marketing Program, the Contractor Website Program, The Professional Image Building Program and the Target Mail Program – make it easy for contractors to get the word out about their businesses. Behind the products and ABC Supply’s sales force are more than 6,000 associates committed to “making it easy” for builders and contractors. ABC Supply is an “employee-first” company that treats its associates with respect and gives them the tools, education and opportunities they need to succeed. It is a seven-time winner of the Gallup Great Workplace Award, which honors the best performing workforces in the world, and is one of only a handful of companies in the world to have earned the honor every year since its inception in 2007. For more information about ABC Supply or to find a branch near you, visit www.abcsupply.com.

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Trent Cotney, P.A., VIP Sponsor of FRSA’s Annual Convention and Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Expo Presented by Trent Cotney, P.A., Emerald Sponsor of the 91st Annual FRSA Convention and Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Expo Since 1999, Trent Cotney has dedicated himself to representing the construction industry. As a Florida Bar Board Certified Construction Lawyer, Trent Cotney focuses his practice on all aspects of construction law including construction litigation and arbitration, OSHA defense, lien law, bond law, contractor licensing defense and bid protests, as well as contract review and drafting. His experience as hiring partner at a large law firm in Tampa helped him understand the economies of running a law firm. The key to offering expert-level advice at an affordable rate is controlling internal costs and overhead. With this in mind, Trent Cotney, P.A. uses modern technology including social media, cloud-based computing, electronic faxing and internet chat through its website www.trentcotney.com to limit the need for expensive and often outdated equipment. The firm scans all documents and can access project or case documents quickly and securely anywhere in the world with an Internet connection. In addition, all of Trent Cotney, P.A. staff have either worked in construction or a construction law practice for at least five years. This means that clients are not spending their time educating firm employees on the nuances of construction. Also, by sharing space with an engineer, Trent Cotney, P.A. is creating a one-stop shop for construction professionals that have both legal and design/technical questions, saving the client both time and money. This synergy has allowed for the free-flow of ideas and daily discourse with construction professionals. It keeps Trent informed of all of the latest construction issues and allows him to constantly talk to contractors, architects and engineers in the field.

FRSA Support Trent Cotney, P.A. actively supports the roofing industry and is a proud sponsor of this year’s Convention. Trent Cotney, P.A. is a member of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), West Coast Roofing Contractors Association (WCRCA) and Pinellas County Contractors Association (PCCA). For his service to the roofing industry, he has been awarded the FRSA President’s Award, the FRSA Earl Blank “Heart” Award, and WCRCA’s Byron Curry Award. Trent currently serves as FRSA General Counsel, Co-Chairman of the Public Trent Cotney (right) with expert structural engineer, Jason Burby, reviewing a stucco Relations and Marketing sample from a water intrusion case. Committee and a Director of FRSA. He also provides nearly 100 pro bono hours to FRSA each year. In addition, Trent Cotney, P.A. is a platinum sponsor of the FRSA Education and Research Foundation. For more information, contact Trent Cotney, P.A. at (813) 579-3278 or go to www.trentcotney.com.

–RFM–

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What to Wear at Convention

With a few exceptions, casual clothing is what most people will wear to the Convention and Trade Show activities. To help you in preparing for your trip, we’ve listed event’s functions along with the suggested dress.

General Notes for All Days Seminar participants may dress casually, but are encouraged to bring along a sweater or jacket as meeting rooms tend to be cold. Casual is also acceptable for the Spouse & Guest Program participants. Dress for Children’s/Kid’s Program participants should be based on activities of the day. Casual attire is also acceptable for contractors attending the trade show. Exhibitors are encouraged to dress casually - we suggest long pants with a golf or sports shirt. Thursday, July 18, 2013 This is sports tournament day - dress comfortably. If you plan on participating in the fishing, golfing or clay shooting tournaments, please keep in mind that you may need sunscreen and temperatures in July tend to be in the high nineties during the day. For those attending seminars, casual attire is acceptable. Exhibitors setting up trade show booths are encouraged to wear shorts and t-shirts and comfortable shoes. There is no air conditioning in the trade show hall while set-up is in progress and temperatures are extremely high. Please be sure to hydrate yourself during set-up. Thursday evening’s “Open House Reception” is also casual. Friday, July 19, 2013 Casual men or ladies attire or business attire is the usual mode of dress for the seminars, trade show and Friday Business Luncheon. Casual business attire is recommended for the S.T.A.R. Awards and Officer Installation Dinner, which begins immediately after the close of the Trade Show. Saturday, July 20, 2013 Casual business attire is suggested for the seminars and trade show. If you’re attending the Spouse & Guest Program, remember to wear shorts or pants and to bring socks for the bowling event. Saturday evening is the “White-Out” Party poolside. This is the final event of the convention and has been planned as a casual and relaxing evening spent mingling and socializing. Dress is casual and white attire is suggested, but not required. Don’t know what a “White-Out” Party is – Google it! If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Pate at lisapate@floridaroof.com or (800) 767-3772 ext. 157.

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Gulfeagle Celebrating 40 Years of Quality and Value Presented by Gulfeagle Supply, Sapphire Sponsor of the 91st Annual FRSA Convention and Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Expo Since the inception of our business in 1973, Gulfeagle Supply has taken pride in delivering the highest quality and best value to our customers. This philosophy has helped us grow into an industry leader, distributing a wide range of roofing and building materials currently throughout the nation. Gulfeagle Supply, headquartered in Tampa, has created a roofing materials supply business model designed to weather economic dips and dives – in part because of an aggressive expansion and roll-up strategy. Gulfeagle Supply has had a steady thirst for acquisitions and continues to pursue acquisition opportunities. The business model has fueled its fast growth; Gulfeagle Supply was ranked 14th fastest growing business in the Tampa Bay Journal’s 2012 Book of Lists publication and the company employs almost 900 across the nation. Startup Company Founded Eagle Supply of Tampa was the primary supplier of roofing and other building materials in the 1960s. Eagle Supply was founded in 1905 and received its factory shipments of materials by railcar. “They would then deliver by truck to dealers throughout the state,” Jim Resch, founder of Gulfeagle Supply, recalls. Resch remembers making sales calls in the Tampa area in the early 1970s and was in the process of working with a new account when fate stepped in. “My distributor prospect was a new startup business that was formed by a group of salespeople who had just left Eagle Supply,” Resch said. “One week later, I returned to Tampa with a carload of samples and literature to set up the new distributor, only to find that the principals of the new startup got a case of cold feet and fled to other greener

pastures.” When Resch returned to his Atlanta home, he discussed the events of the day with his wife, Molly. “We decided that with limited funds, a little home equity and some help from the small business people that the time had come to form our own business, which we named Gulfside Supply.” With limited delivery equipment, Resch says he employed an experienced inside salesperson, as well as a young rookie, to operate the small rented warehouse facility. “My skills were basically in sales due to the excellent training provided at the time of my hire with the Barrett Division of Allied Chemical,” he said. “So I hit the road in southwest Florida selling and delivering and, of course, collecting when necessary. Resch’s early experiences as the owner of a fledgling company quickly taught him people buy from people. “Many of my early customer friends are still doing business with us today, or in some cases their children or grandchildren.” Our Core Values Gulfeagle Supply is dedicated to providing our customers with quality products and excellent service. We strongly believe in the importance of: accountability, safety, relationships, and the development of people, and therefore have identified them as our core values. These core values provide the solid foundation that will continue to steer our company’s growth in the years ahead.

–RFM–

Jim Resch, founder of Gulfeagle Supply and the company’s headquarters in Tampa.

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Bill and Terry O'Brien, CPCU's, and J.W. Edens & Company Commercial Insurance of Brevard VIP Sponsor of FRSA's Annual Convention and Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Expo Presented by J.W. Edens, Ruby Sponsor of the 91st Annual FRSA Convention and Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Expo Terry O'Brien, CPCU, has been Scott Steele, AAI, were previous in the insurance industry for owners in other agencies. They joined forces and opened J.W. 40-plus years. She became Edens & Company Commercial an owner with Corporate Insurance of Brevard, Inc. in Risk Management Insurance Melbourne more than a deAgency in 1993 and she and her cade ago. Scott Steele, AAI, husband, Bill O'Brien, CPCU, runs the Melbourne office purchased the agency in 1996. while Terry O'Brien, CPCU, and Terry is an agent for FRSA Phillip Lane, CLCS, work in the and FRSA-SIF and underwrote Indiatlantic office specializing the Insurance Program with in insurance for roofing, sheet Maryland Casualty/Zurich metal and other contractors. Insurance for 10-plus years. Bill O'Brien, CPCU, is a retired FRSA Support Insurance Executive and has Terry specializes in insurance interests in travel, golf, readfor professional roofing coning and religion. You will find tractors and has been assisting Bill assisting Terry at the J.W. Bill and Terry O’Brien with Terry’s brother, them with their insurance Edens Booth #126 at the FRSA Joe McGeever, ready for St. Patty’s Day 2013. needs for more than 23 years. Convention & Florida Roofing Terry was awarded the FRSA and Sheet Metal Expo or in the Silent Auction Booth seEarl Blank "Heart" Award in 2007 for her service to the lecting golf clubs, trips and such. roofing industry. Bill and Terry O'Brien, CPCU's actively Bill and Terry and the insurance agencies Terry support the roofing industry and they, along with their has been affiliated with have been FRSA Members and agency and J.W. Edens, have been proud sponsors for the Sponsors for 23 years. They have made many friendships past 23 years. Terry is a Director of FRSA and serves on with the great group of people who make up the memberseveral committees. ship of the FRSA and Staff. J.W. Edens & Company, Inc. –RFM– has been in operation for 16 years. J. Wayne Edens and

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Kids to the Rescue At the September board meetings at Inverness, the Spouse Committee decided they would collect can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Returning home, Julie Manson mentioned the project to daughter-in-law Cherish Manson, a teacher at Buffalo Creek Middle School in Parrish. Cherish came up with the idea of challenging her students to collect the can tabs for this very worthy cause. And collect they did. Julie could not believe her eyes when Cherish delivered the stash of tabs collected. At the April board meetings in Gainesville, two large file boxes along with five buckets, all filled with tabs were presented

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to the committee. “To fill those containers to the top with those tiny tabs is truly an amazing charitable accomplishment and we extend our thanks to the wonderful children at Buffalo Creek Middle School,” stated Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive Director, “the back of my car was filled to the top bringing the tabs back to Orlando.” FRSA President Brad Sutter sends his thanks and congratulation to the kids for a job well done. “It certainly is great seeing these students come through for such a fine charity. We’ll make sure that everyone knows about Buffalo Creek Middle when we present the tabs at this year’s convention.”

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FRSA Foundation Silent Auction and $5,000 Raffle at the 91st Convention and Trade Show Each year, the FRSA Educational and Research Foundation looks forward to an exciting FRSA Convention and Expo. It’s a great place to see the latest industry products, network with industry professionals, attend quality seminars and, of course, win big with the Foundation’s Silent Auction and $5,000 Raffle. This year’s Silent Auction includes some amazing gifts: from industry products to dining occasions and gift baskets – you can’t beat the deals! We are so grateful to all of the valuable donors that make this possible and support our education and research programs. Each year, the Auction generates thousands of dollars that directly support our commitment to educating future professionals within the construction industry.

We extend our sincere gratitude to the 2013 Silent Auction donors so far... ◊ Carruth Roofing Company ◊ CertainTeed Corp ◊ Cleary Inspection Service, Inc. ◊ EagleView-Pictometry ◊ FM Convention Contractors ◊ Hartley, Ken & Loretta ◊ Intac International, Inc. ◊ Jim Wilson & Associates ◊ Mark Kaufman Roofing Contractor ◊ NEFRSA ◊ O’Hagin Mfg. ◊ ROOFING FLORIDA ◊ RSG Supply ◊ Simpson Strong Tie ◊ Sun-Tek Skylights

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