Key Information for Dealing with Heavy Snow

Many parts of the country experienced record snows this past week.  Winter Storm Jonas created chaos at airports, neighborhoods and on many roofs, leading to extreme roof failures.  Experts are saying it is not over and more snow is predicted in the coming weeks.  The question is: what can you do now to help

Mallory Tyler, of NRP, appointed to Mentorship Committee for National Women in Roofing

National Roofing Partners (NRP) is proud to announce the appointment of Mallory Tyler to the leadership team of National Women in Roofing (NWIR) as the vice chairperson of the mentorship committee.  The national organization is focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry.

NRP has been active in the development of NWIR.  As

More Insights on the Advantages of Diversity from Procter & Gamble’s Andy Butler

Three months ago, this blog introduced you to one of the most effective advocates for diversity in corporate America. In that September 8, 2015 National Roofing Partners blog post, you had an opportunity to meet Andy Butler, corporate supplier diversity manager for The Procter & Gamble Co.

As was noted, Butler’s position with this iconic

Five Hot Issues That Could Shape the Future of Retail Facilities Management in 2016

National Roofing Partners (NRP) is proud to share the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) Key Trends that are impacting the industry’s leading retailers.  National Roofing Partners will continue to focus on trends and information in 2016 as we have done in 2015 including our ongoing top priority of diversity.  PRSM 2016 top trends

Prospect Waterproofing Company Shares Locally for the Holiday Season

During this time of year, it is the wish of all of us for families and individuals in our communities to be safe and happy, but there are many who go without.  Prospect Waterproofing Company, of Sterling, VA, has been able to be a part of the solution for many families in their home

Is Your Roof Gaining Weight?

With record snowfalls and rain accumulation, it is more important than ever to know what is going on up on the roof.  Facility managers are faced with a number of concerns from flooding to HVAC failures and yes even the potential of a roof collapse.  Knowing what is happening on the roof can make all

The 3 Reasons Immigration Reform is Stymied

The immigration legislation, which the roofing industry has been counting on to get more workers on the job, received a combination of hard punches over the past few weeks. These actions, or inactions, will affect the ability of organizations like National Roofing Partners (NRP) to fill vacancies in its workforce.

First off, the newly elected Speaker

El Nino Can Cost You Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars This Winter – Here’s How to Avoid This

The recent deluge of rain in Southern California and throughout the South has wreaked havoc on the people who live there and the buildings in which they work. Unfortunately, this is not an isolated, one-time event. Rather it is a harbinger of things to come for the winter of 2015, because of particularly strong

Meet the Man Who Started a Conversation Worth a Billion Dollars: Clifford A. Bailey

Talking to business owner and National Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (NMBEIC) Chair, a committee of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) , Clifford A. Bailey, it is obvious why he has been so successful in every role he has assumed. He sits on the board NMSDC and as the NMBEIC Chair, represents

Texas Governor Urges Young People to Consider Careers in Construction

Opportunities for young people in the building trades have never been better. As Dale Tyler  of National Roofing Partners has previously noted in this space, “College is not for everyone. In fact, many young people could be making a much better income, in a shorter amount of time, by going into the building trades, such