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 […]
Regardless of the type or slope of your industrial or commercial roof, a ventilation system is an integral part of ensuring the roof’s proper functioning and longevity. It’s vital that the roof is properly ventilated to prevent damage to the roof and […]
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.
Rooftop solar panels can provide environmentally friendly benefits to home and building owners. Solar panels are green, in that they absorb sunlight and turn it into energy. For this reason, solar panels are attractive to many people.
While a proper roofing installation should bring your business decades of protection from the elements, just one small compromised area from storm damage or foot traffic can create silent enemies—water leaks. Failure to invest in routine inspections […]
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 […]