Articles by Kate Gawlik

Humbled by History: Innovation Leads the Way for Re-roofing of Thomas Jefferson Project

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What sets the best apart from the rest is their ability to be creative, innovative and precise.
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Bringing History Back To Life

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One hundred and fifteen years ago education for African Americans in South Carolina changed. That is when South Carolina State University opened as an agricultural and mechanical training school for African Americans.
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Form and Function

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The Station at Potomac Yard, Alexandria, Va. is the first known building in the United States that combines a fire station, affordable housing and retail. 
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Metal's Versatility

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In a tough economy, contractors undoubtedly are looking for ways to expand into additional markets to gain work. Contractors who already install commercial standing-seam metal roofing may not have to look too far as a trend re-emerges-standing-seam residential roofs.
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Seizing Sustainability

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When embarking on a sustainable plan that has the potential to transform a campus, why not start with a highly visible bang? Providence College in Providence, R.I., recently seized such an opportunity by installing thin-film building integrated photovoltaics on the roof of the Slavin Center, the college’s student center.
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2014 IRE Community Service Day

International Roofing Expo attendees, exhibitors and show management arrived the day before the show to roll up their sleeves and give back to the Las Vegas area by participating in the fifth annual Community Service Day. This yea's event was sponsored by Sika Sarnafil and held in conjunction with the Southern Nevada chapter of Rebuilding Together. Photos by Chris King.

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