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Jennifer Ford-Smith of Johns Manville Named New ERA Chair

WASHINGTON, DC, March 1, 2021 – Jennifer Ford-Smith, Director of  Product Management and Marketing |Roofing Systems at Johns Manville, has been named the new chair of the EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) by the group’s board of directors. She replaces David… Read More


Almost all of us would agree that 2020 was a bad year, and it’s good to have it in the rearview mirror.  Before we move forward, though, let’s not forget the lessons that 2020 taught us.  For the staff of… Read More

Roofing Coalition Urges Widespread COVID-19 Vaccinations

A coalition of roofing trade associations representing contractors, manufacturers, distributors and consultants urges eligible individuals to roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccinations when available and recommended by local health officials and medical professionals. The widespread distribution and acceptance of… Read More

Resilience in Health Care Facilities

The hurricanes that pounded portions of the East Coast of the United States in recent years left record-setting destruction in their wake. But they also taught valuable, if painful, lessons about resilience — what works, what doesn’t, and what’s needed… Read More

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