Ballasted commercial roofs have been around for decades, and there are many reasons why. Ballast – and the waterproof membrane it holds in place beneath – can handle building movement well. Ballast, which is a natural material, aesthetically […]
Rooftop penetrations are a necessary evil for commercial buildings as they accommodate critical components, such as HVAC equipment, pipes, skylights, communication equipment, cables, wiring, hatches, safety rails and various other paraphernalia. […]
If you’re in the market for a new commercial roof there are a lot of questions you’ll need to get answered first, including how long the company has been in business, what materials they use, and their reputation.
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 […]
A commercial roof provides your business and everyone inside it with protection from harsh weather, but the roof itself truly takes a beating during those storms. Whether you are in an area that gets hurricanes or just intense storms that involve […]
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.