Articles by tag: Rick Lewis Podcast

Roofing Industry Warranty Agreements: The Devil is in The Details

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Rick Lewis, President & CEO of Fortis Warranty, gave host Tyler Kern an upfront and honest look at the state of roofing industry warranty agreements. Long-term warranty strategies seem to be the trend amongst industry competitors, according to Lewis. “At least in the commercial roofing space, we’re seeing warranties upward of 30 years,” Lewis…

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Roof Talks: Roofing Solutions for the Property and Casualty Insurance Industry

When a storm damages a business’s roof, does this automatically trigger a roof replacement? For the property owner, the cost of the roof protection policy and deductibles often mean replacing the entire roof is the only choice. Rick Lewis, president and CEO of Fortis Warranty, believes there are better, more cost-effective options available. Lewis…

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Roof Talks: A Company and Culture as Energizing and Exciting as the Industry Changing Solutions it Provides – Fortis

Fortis is now hiring key positions!  On this episode of the Roof Talks podcast, Rick Lewis, President and CEO of Fortis, and David Schupmann, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Fortis, sat down with host Sean Heath to discuss the type of personality that would thrive working with their disruptive approach to the…

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Roof Talks: For Roof Warranties, It’s All About the Guarantee

Any building owner wants a guarantee on the performance of roof repairs. They also desire warranties on the management of a long-range asset, their budget, and transferrable solutions that deliver a higher property value. However, they don’t always get these guarantees. Why? On today’s episode of Roof Talks, President and CEO of Fortis, Rick Lewis,…

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Roof Talks: Commercial Roofing Reconditioning Supported by Data-Driven Process

When talking about the commercial roofing industry, the phrase data-driven probably isn’t used too often. However, that’s not the way that Fortis sees the industry. Fortis has been a pioneer in evaluating roofing and turning to data to deliver reconditioning plans versus replacement. On this episode of Roof Talks, we explored the Fortis model and…

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Applied Digital is Scaling Up Infrastructure to Handle Growing GPU Deployment Needs
May 20, 2024

During a transformative period, Applied Digital experienced a significant increase in demand for large-scale GPU deployment. This demand required a focus on power density, as the networking within data centers, particularly for InfiniBand, necessitated that servers be located close together. Each server consumed 10.2 kilowatts of power, and the optimal performance was achieved when…

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Applied Digital is Revolutionizing High Performance Computing by Locating Facilities at Unique Power Sources
May 20, 2024

Applied Digital optimizes high-performance computing by leveraging unique power sources, and locating facilities at the source of power rather than in traditional cloud regions. This approach is particularly suited for AI workloads, which do not require ultra-low latency like video streaming. By targeting areas with abundant but underutilized power, known as “stranded power,” the…

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Experts Talk K-12 EdTech Leadership Priorities
K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
May 20, 2024

As we navigate the evolving landscape of K-12 education, the role of technology, as well as K-12 edtech leadership has never been more pivotal. Especially in the era of K-12 education post-pandemic, how has this influx of technology solutions for everything from curriculum management, to hybrid learning, to quiz gamification, to AI-supported learning, impacted…

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Energy Reporting for Utilities & Businesses Isn’t Just for Transparency. It’s for Energy & Cost Savings, Too.
May 20, 2024

As cities and states increasingly implement energy benchmarking, disclosure, and transparency mandates, utilities and businesses find themselves navigating a complex landscape of compliance and opportunity. The rise of building performance standards, such as New York’s Local Law 97, Boston’s Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), and Denver’s Energize Denver, underscores the urgency for detailed…

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