Design & Manufacturing

The Cost of Green Building

An in-depth study of 22 green federal buildings across the U.S. showed that on average, the representative buildings chosen from GSA’s regularly outperformed the national averages of building performance data.

A White Roof Isn’t Always The Right Roof

“Reflective, cool roofs are environmentally responsible when properly insulated and installed in warmer climates. Roofing, like most industries, has many solutions to accommodate many sets of circumstances. The media must be responsible when looking for ways to conserve energy and… Read More

Sustainability and Roofing: Its Time Has Arrived

“In spring 1995, a group of roofing professionals from around the world with expertise in roof system design, roofing forensics, material manufacturing and material research convened in Brussels, Belgium, to discuss an emerging idea within the roofing community—sustainability.”