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Design & Manufacturing
Lots of factors go into picking the product. Here is what to consider.
There is no one-color-fits-all answer to energy-efficient roofing.
Installing Auxiliary roofing functions, such as support for energy producing equipment, requires forethought.
Energy-efficient building design is becoming increasingly important as energy costs continue to escalate. In addition, energy efficiency is one of the primary building blocks for sustainable and green building design.
“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
“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.”
White EPDMs Offer Attractive Attributes for Roofing.
The long-term performance of a roofing system could in many cases be predicted by the decisions made during the design phase of a school project. All too often compromises or oversights at this juncture can lead to a history of… Read More
90-mil EPDM Membrane vs. Three-ply Modified Bitumen Roofing