Commercial buildings in the United States generate about 16% of the greenhouse gas emissions produced each year, according to the U.S. EPA. Improving the energy efficiency of commercial buildings by just 10% could yield up to $40 billion in cost […]
Budgeting for a new commercial roof? The installation cost of materials and labor that your contractor charges will certainly be significant – probably the costliest “line item” you’ll incur over the life of your roof. But keep in mind that there are […]
If you are doing research on the most eco-friendly commercial roofing systems available for your project, you are likely to note that “cool roof” and “green roof” are widely mentioned. It’s for good reason that these two roofing options are popular […]
It’s well-documented that commercial facilities with white roofs save energy. The combination of high reflectivity and high emissivity provides a real return to the bottom line for commercial building owners.
With so many options for flat commercial rooftops, it can be difficult to choose which roofing membrane to go with. One of the three common type of roofing membrane is EPDM, which stands for Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer. EPDM is a flexible […]
It’s spring, which usually means rain, and lots of it. Heavy showers can cause cities to flood quickly, and big cities like New York often face major flooding and sewer system runoff problems. One innovative and relatively new way to combat these […]
Business owners typically have four primary quality considerations when investing in a new commercial roofing installation: longevity, sustainability, cost efficiency and energy efficiency. Because most commercial roofs are designed flat or low-slope […]
Becoming “green” and making environmentally friendly purchase decisions is increasingly important to Americans. A roof may not be the first thing you think of when you think “green,” but when choosing a roof, it’s possible to make roofing choices with […]