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
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Installation & Restoration
NRCA has made available a new Training for Roof Application Careers package—EPDM Roof Membrane Installation, which provides new and inexperienced workers with the knowledge necessary to work on an EPDM roof system installation crew. More information here.
Five warehouse buildings constructed in the early 1900s were renovated into mixed-use space in 1980. The complex was topped with a new roof system in 2020. Photos: Central Roofing Company In the trendy North Loop section of Minneapolis, the Warehouse… Read More
Building owners should perform roof system maintenance to optimize roof system life.
Good roofing practice has always been to tear off an existing roof to the deck and replace it with new material, but that is beginning to change. The time has come in which tearing off and older roof may not… Read More
Professional roof consultants, in order to meet the needs of building owners, are becoming fully educated on energy spending, environmental issues, and restoration choices.
EPDM can last past its expected life. The SKZ group in Germany has conducted a study on EPDM and found that its expected life is between 50 and 75 years.
One of the unique attributes of EPDM is its ability to be easily repaired and restored – an attribute never seen before in the roofing industry. In some situations, when system enhancements are incorporated, the aged roof system is restored… Read More
Advances in seaming, fastening technology improve EPDM installation.
One of the most important steps in roof design involves selecting the best roof system for specific building conditions and building owner needs. In order to make the optimum selection, the designer must evaluate the costs and benefits of the… Read More