Jim Hoff

RoofPoint Roof Rating System Set to Debut

“Developed by the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing, RoofPoint is a roofing-specific version of green building rating systems that have emerged to promote an environmentally responsible built environment. Similar to how whole-building rating systems promote professionalism. RoofPoint embraces a… Read More

Is Ballast Green?

The small, common stones used as roof ballast possess few individual attributes worthy of extensive examination. But the combined effect of these small stones has been gigantic within the roofing industry.

A New Approach to Life Cycle Roof Analysis

“Interest in life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) appears to be increasing among building owners and designers. Some of this attention may be attributed to a related and growing interest in ‘green’ building technologies that rely in part on the durability… Read More