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Oct. 19—Dan Quinonez Interview Video, Nurture Your Job Applicants and more

Associate Editor Anthony Locicero interviewed Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association Executive Director Dan Quinonez, at IRE 2021
The Oct. 19 Roofing & Exteriors Business Update newsletter.

At the 2021 International Roofing ExpoRoofing & Exteriors Associate Editor Anthony Locicero interviewed Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association Executive Director Dan Quinonez about the roofing coatings market and about how contractors can receive ROI on their coatings investments.

NRCA recently sent a letter to the Department of Energy to explain the immediate need for a comprehensive federal approach to address devastating supply chain shortages of materials that began during the COVID-19 pandemic and have been greatly exacerbated by natural disasters—most recently Hurricane Ida.

Associated Builders and Contractors reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell to 7.6 months in September, according to a member survey conducted Sept. 20-Oct. 4. 

The total U.S. building products market will continue building on exponential growth seen in 2020 and 2021, growing by an additional 2.9% from 2023 through 2025—with the consumer market growing by 2.3% and the professional market growing by 4.6%

A new crop of refugees might provide some labor shortage solutions for roofers willing to work with government agencies and nonprofits who can connect them. Supply chain issues have taken center stage lately as a key roofing roadblock. Roofers know there’s a bigger issue—labor shortages.

The most important decisions you make in the context of your construction business are people decisions. When confronted with a challenging decision, alternatives that all look pretty good, some fall prey to analysis paralysis, lack confidence, or other barriers and, consciously or not, decide not to decide.

The ins and outs of the Build Better Back Plan and how it may impact roofing and exterior business owners.

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