Posted By: RoofingAdmin February 12, 2023 Woodstock Music and Art Fair, commonly referred to as Woodstock, was a music festival held August 15–18, 1969, on Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in Bethel, New York. Billed as “Three Days of Peace &… Read More
EPDM Roofing Association Celebrates 20th Anniversary
The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is celebrating its 20th Anniversary of service to the roofing industry, building on its foundation of science-based research to expand its focus on sustainability. This will include further investigation of the complex and inconsistent temperature assessment protocols that… Read More
UHI Tactics: How Can We Measure?
Management guru Peter Drucker is frequently quoted as saying, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” There is some question about whether Drucker was really the author of this statement. Regardless, there’s an important message here for those… Read More
Renewable Energy Trends Put the Roof System in the Spotlight
It’s time to get serious about solar. You may have heard that before, only to see the enthusiasm about solar power wane. But with strong government support, almost 70 years of technological advances, and growing concern over the use and… Read More
EnergyStar Specification For Roofing Products Phased Out
For those of us who have spent a lifetime in Washington observing, managing and explaining the intricacies of our rather messy democracy, it is a given that once a government agency gets a program in place to encourage specific activities… Read More
Hospitality & Entertainment Facilities
Rand Tower, Minneapolis RETROFIT TEAM ROOFING CONTRACTOR: Central Roofing Co. GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Ryan Cos. ARCHITECT: ESG Architecture & Design MATERIALS Eight different roofs had to be replaced on the structure from the 26th to the third floor. “We worked on… Read More
Building Codes And The Right Roofing
Few, if any, of us were sorry to see the end of 2021. It brought disrupted supply lines, a tight labor market, and a pandemic that roared back at the end of the year with apparent renewed force. Facility managers… Read More
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: What’s In It for the Construction Industry?
In the weeks since President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Washington has gone into overdrive. On Capitol Hill, along K Street and in virtually every construction industry association, staff members are poring over the complex legislation—or… Read More
New White House guide breaks down IIJA funding
Dive Brief: The Biden administration released guidance for state and local governments on Jan. 31 to help them identify funding in the recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). The document breaks down available money by 12 issue areas… Read More
Sustainability or Resilience: Either or Both?
Here’s a quick question for you: when you are choosing a membrane for a roofing system, how much do you consider the resilience or sustainability of the product? And is one feature more important to you than the other? Regardless… Read More