“When it comes to metal roofs, details are where your money
is made or lost,” said Vaughn Bacon, manager of Technical Services for MBCI NCI
Building Systems, during his METALCON seminar titled “Metal Roofing: The Devil
Is in the Details.”
It’s been fascinating watching the world turn green, i.e. “environmentally sensitive.” Because BNP Media has published Environmental Design + Construction magazine since 1997, we’ve been able to watch the recent “green rush” from a position of insight.
The craziness in the markets will have an impact
on our industry, but what does it mean? I do not know, but experience tells me
that we will not only get through it, we will come out on the other side as
I was on hand for METALCON 2008, which was held
Oct. 1-3 at the Baltimore
Convention Center, and on
the first day of the show the latest products and services in the metal
building industry took a back seat to stirring presentation.
One thing should remain constant in your roof contracting business - in good economic times, in challenging economic times, and even in times when you are left to wonder if there is an economy. You must maintain a constant focus on profits.