Articles by tag: roofing

How To Stay Ahead of Labor and Materials Shortages

Labor

The roofing industry is mired in a labors and materials shortage that’s making things challenging, to say the least – and not just for roofers. Organizations with vast roofing portfolios are also having to navigate the best plans of action for their assets. To learn how Fortis is helping the industry tackle these shortages, Roof…

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Colliers International and Fortis Warranty Enter into Roofing Partnership

Fortis Warranty, a leading provider of proprietary roof reconditioning and warranty/performance guarantees on existing commercial low slope roofs, has announced the formation of a new National Roofing Partnership with Colliers International. As the company’s primary roofing partner, Fortis will coordinate with Colliers’ National Contractor Vendors to provide meticulous roof reconditioning to prolong the lifespan of…

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Energy
How Solar Power Brings Benefits to Commercial Roofs

Solar power, particularly on the roofs of commercial buildings, is obviously a way to promote sustainability – but what other benefits and incentives exist for companies looking to make the switch? On this episode of Rook Talks, a Fortis Warranty podcast, New Columbia Solar CEO Mike Healy joined Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin to…

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Building Management
Roof Talks: A Pandemic Isn’t the Time to Rush a Roof-Replacement Decision

It’s old-time wisdom that can be easy to forget in the uncertainty of a pandemic. The coronavirus outbreak has changed how everyone does business, but it has also allowed many business owners to take some time to think about what they need to do once it’s safe to get back to work. Perhaps a…

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Building Management
The Ripple Effects of COVID-19 in the Roofing Industry

Like all industries, the roofing industry is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. To discuss the impacts of the disease on the industry, both immediate and lasting, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin was joined by SVP, Sales and Marketing for Fortis Warranty Dave Schupmann for this episode of Roof Talks, a Fortis Warranty…

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Engineering & Construction
Providing Eyes in the Sky for Roofing Contractors

When a customer calls and requests a quote on a construction project like repairing or replacing a roof, there’s no way to know anything about the site until arriving there. Nearmap changes that. At the International Roofing Expo, Amanda Marchetti, a Project Manager at Nearmap, explains how the technology is modernizing industries like roofing and…

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Building Management
Utilizing a Point of Sale App for Residential Roofers

Some services have to be conducted on-site in residential homes. Roofing, for example, requires one, if not more, visits to private residences. Often, there are multiple visits to check the roof, offer an estimate, prepare for the work, complete the repair, install, or replacement, and more. All of those trips are costly, and problems…

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innovations in healthcare
Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Preventing burnout
Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Technology in the Roofing Industry: Explore How RoofSnap Is Representing at the International Roofing Expo
February 18, 2020

Last week, stakeholders and professionals from the roofing industry gathered in Dallas at the 2020 International Roofing Expo. Marketscale was there to cover all things roofing, including hearing from Josh Strehle, Marketing Coordinator for RoofSnap. RoofSnap provides a robust software platform that allows roofing companies to measure, estimate, contract, and order from one central…

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International Roofing Expo Snapshot: A Conversation with Boostpoint on Digital Advertising
February 18, 2020

The International Roofing Expo is the industry’s biggest event, and Marketscale is bringing you snapshots from the show. We had a chance to chat with Sam Beiler, CEO and Co-Founder of Boostpoint, an easy to use application for creating and launching targeted social media ads. Sam, a veteran marketer in the roofing industry, founded…

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Tackling Fall Prevention and Roof Safety
February 10, 2020

The safety of those who work on rooftops is of utmost importance for those at International Roofing Expo 2020. Having guardrails that stop accidents from happening is key in preventing injury or loss of life. “Falls are the leading number of fatalities and injury in the American workplace…It’s a huge issue. And the most…

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Closing the Communication Gap for Contractors
February 7, 2020

The expectation on the part of most customers is that this engagement will occur digitally. However, many contractors still prefer utilizing paper-and-pencil methods of conducting business. Ben Kreaden from Broadly spoke to MarketScale at the International Roofing Expo 2020 to explain how technology can help fill the communication gap for roofing contractors. “There’s a…

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A New Generation of Debris Removal for Roofers
February 7, 2020

Aaron Beiler created Equipter when he realized that roofing contractors had an issue. “After roofing for about 15 years, I was like, ‘There’s got to be an easier way to do this debris management on residential roofing,’” said Beiler at the 2020 edition of the International Roofing Expo in Dallas, TX. He described The…

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Roof Talks: A Company and Culture as Energizing and Exciting as the Industry Changing Solutions it Provides – Fortis
January 2, 2020

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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How to Get Your End of Year Roofing Projects Done at a Savings
November 4, 2019

On this episode of Fortis Warranty’s Roof Talks, Charles Schulz, senior strategic accounts manager at Fortis, spoke with host Tyler Kern about end of the year budgets, and that surprisingly, building managers may have additional allocation funds available to fund roofing projects. Schulz discussed some of the issues concerned with fitting a roofing project…

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Roofing Roundtable: What’s Hot and What’s Not in Commercial Roofing
November 1, 2019

On this episode of the MarketScale Building Management Podcast, host Daniel Litwin, the Voice of B2B, was joined by Todd Jenkins, President of Jenkins Roofing, Jennifer Long, National Manager for Commercial Contractor Programs at GAF, and Jo Ann Moreno, Senior Commercial Territory Manager at GAF for a roundtable podcast discussion on the current state…

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