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Beth McSorley, General Manager, Coatings Operations at GAF, and Katrina Baker, Plant Manager of GAF Tuscaloosa, share core personal values that have helped them drive results as women in manufacturing, and establish lasting relationships through their leadership.
With the misinformation swirling around the topic of moisture in concrete roof decks, it can be difficult to know the right approach to take to mitigate risk. Are roof failures due to moisture in concrete primarily found in lightweight concrete decks? Do vented decks alleviate moisture in concrete by facilitating downward drying? Is 28 days the right amount of time to let a new concrete deck cure? Are admixtures and MVRA's (Moisture Vapor Reduction Additives) effective in mitigating concerns around moisture in concrete roof decks? Are vapor retarders the answer? What about vented base sheets? What adhesives and insulation and cover board facers are appropriate to use in these roof assemblies?
Recent data from National Women in Roofing shows women make up just 0.5% of professionals in the roofing industry. While more women have entered the trade, the industry still faces a large gender disparity.