HAROLD BUBIL: Florida’s newer roofs passed the Irma test

If you work hard to put a roof over your head, then you will want to listen to what Dave Roodvoets has to say.With 35 years of experience studying hurricane damage, he is an expert on roofs, and, of special interest to Floridians, why they fail in windstorms.Roodvoets is a leader of the Roofing Industry Council on Weather Issues (RICOWI), which sends teams to disaster areas so the damage may be inspected and the cause of failures determined. He has worked with the Florida Code Alliance and is a member of the RICOWI wind and hail investigation teams.

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