If you own or manage a commercial building, you’re likely responsible for its roofing system. We’ve collected some of the most common myths (or maybe wishful thinking) about commercial roofs to give you some additional insight into your facility.
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 […]
One term that you probably see a lot when you're researching roofing materials is that PVC roofs are "flame resistant." This is true and it's obviously important for most commercial building owners, but a far more important factor is a roof's fire […]
No matter how you look at it, roofs are expensive – from the initial installation investment to ongoing maintenance expenses, they’re a budget item to be reckoned with. They're also among the most important investments you can make in your property. […]
You might think you can or should take a break from commercial roof maintenance when the weather cools off, but that is not true. On the contrary, you should not allow your maintenance to go into a deep winter hibernation even as the outdoor […]
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 been proven over the last 35 years through numerous studies by the EPA, FDA and 26 full-scale life cycle analyses of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) roofing that it’s safe for humans with minimal environmental impact. However, a few naysayers hang on to […]