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Coffee Conversations - All About Solar Sponsored by Johns Manville

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Release Date: 10/07/2022

Beyond the Labor Shortage with Field Leadership Training show art Beyond the Labor Shortage with Field Leadership Training

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As the labor shortage intensifies, roofing companies are being forced to find new ways to not only recruit but retain labor. John Kenney with Cotney Consulting Group has taken a leading role in developing field leadership crew training that empowers employees and attracts new recruits. His classes provide ongoing leadership training for employees working on the roof. The roofing industry is growing to understand that in order to retain talented field employees, they need to provide strong career paths, along with respect and empowerment that leads to financial, professional and personal...

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Coffee Conversations - Roofing Recycling is Happening NOW! show art Coffee Conversations - Roofing Recycling is Happening NOW!

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In this Coffee Conversation, sponsored by Owens Corning, we look at the roofing industry’s recycling efforts that are proving it can be done. With an industry goal of reducing landfill disposal of asphalt-based roofing materials to 50% by 2035 and to approach 0% by 2050, the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) and its members are setting the standard for the future of roofing sustainability! Guests from Owens Corning, Laurand Lewandowski and Mark Leo join the conversation to talk about what is happening in roofing recycling today and what the future looks like. Pour a cup of...

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Dennis Keglovits & Dan Mihai - Security & Data Governance: Is Your Data Actually Yours? Who has Access? show art Dennis Keglovits & Dan Mihai - Security & Data Governance: Is Your Data Actually Yours? Who has Access?

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Heidi J. Ellsworth visits with Jobba Chief Customer Officer, Dennis Keglovits and Chief Technology Officer, Dan Mihai about roofing companies owning their data. For roofing contractors, too often their data is held hostage or simply not given back when dealing with software companies. Access to your data, which is also known as access security, is a key principle of data governance and managing risk. The experts from Jobba share with Heidi their mission to help contractors own their data. 

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Kelly B. Van Winkle & Alison L. LaValley - A Year of Success for the Roofing Alliance show art Kelly B. Van Winkle & Alison L. LaValley - A Year of Success for the Roofing Alliance

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Heidi J. Ellsworth sits down with Roofing Alliance President Kelly B. Van Winkle, and Executive Director Alison LaValley, to talk about 2022 and the ongoing success of the Roofing Alliance.  Kelly and Alison share the successes around their Construction Management programs, Student Competition, Giving Back programs and overall funding initiatives that have helped elevate the roofing industry.  Learn what this important foundation has been doing to make the roofing industry grow and prosper. 

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Coffee Conversations - The IRE is Coming in HOT! show art Coffee Conversations - The IRE is Coming in HOT!

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Pour yourself a cup of coffee and get ready for a very special episode of Coffee Conversations sponsored by IB Roof Systems.  Midway through season one, the team at RoofersCoffeeShop is bringing you everything you need to know about the 2023 International Roofing Expo (IRE).  With a very special guest, IRE Keynote Speaker Chris Czarnik, an award-winning international speaker and author of Winning The War for Talent and Human Search Engine, you'll learn how the labor shortage is being addressed in roofing and how we can do so much more. Joining Chris will be Kelly...

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RCS Roofer of the Month - Spark Solar show art RCS Roofer of the Month - Spark Solar

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Spark Solar is on a mission to bring solar to every roof in Texas, including yours and they are in it for the long haul, building a company that will last. Listen to this insighteful Roofer of the month podcast to learn more about Spark Solar and how to incorporate solor into your compnay? Join RoofersCoffeeShop in celebrating Spark Solar and awarding them the honor of being the R-Club Roofer of the Month for January 2023!

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RCS Influencer Response - Trent Cotney show art RCS Influencer Response - Trent Cotney

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This month's topic: What do roofing companies need to do to be sure they are more than profitable?

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Being Successful Selling Preventative Maintenance - An RCS RLW show art Being Successful Selling Preventative Maintenance - An RCS RLW

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Why should roofing companies offer preventative maintenance? Greg Hayne of Hayne Coaching Group and Eugene Zukowski Head of Implementation and Training at Jobba Trade Technologies, will share why start one and how to easily enhance your roofing service department by offering preventative maintenance to your customers. Partnered with Jobba Trade Technologies, Greg speaks to data where Jobba found that only 28% of roofing companies have active maintenance contracts, a huge missing opportunity for roofing contractors. In this RLW, Greg and Eugene will review the importance of preventative...

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Justin Shirley - Start 2023 off Right in Washington State show art Justin Shirley - Start 2023 off Right in Washington State

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Heidi J. Ellsworth meets with Justin Shirley, CEO & President of Achten’s Quality Roofing and President of Roofing Contractors Association of Washington (RCAW).  As a fellow board member, Heidi visits with Justin about the upcoming RCAW tradeshow in January 2023.  It is one of the first tradeshows of the year and offers exceptional education, tradeshow continuing education and networking.  Justin talks about the importance of state roofing associations and local tradeshows.

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Reed Hitchcock & Aaron Phillips - The State of Asphalt Roofing show art Reed Hitchcock & Aaron Phillips - The State of Asphalt Roofing

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Heidi J. Ellsworth sits down with Reed Hitchcock, ARMA Executive Vice President and Aaron Phillips ARMA Vice President of Technical to talk about the state of asphalt roofing.  With the 2023 Excellence in Asphalt Roofing Awards recently launched, they are continuing to showcase the performance and sustainability of asphalt.  They will share information about new initiatives and research from ARMA that are making a difference in the roofing industry including the 2022 edition of the .   

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Join us as we shine a light on all things solar in this enlightening Coffee Conversations sponsored by Johns Manville (JM). Heidi J. Ellsworth welcomes the solar experts from JM as they talk about the growing popularity and changing technologies that are driving the installation of solar on both new and existing roofing systems. As governments push to reduce dependency on fossil fuels, more states are mandating the use of solar on residential and commercial buildings. Grab your coffee and get ready to join the conversation on the rapidly evolving solar market.

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