- Commercial Roofing
- Commercial Roofing
In this guide, we'll discuss... Common Causes of Commercial Roofing Leaks Maintenance Tips Repair Costs Building Codes Hiring a Qualified Contractor Primary Causes of Commercial Roofing Leaks Commercial roofing systems are designed for durability and high-efficiency, but as is the case with any roof, nature can wreak havoc on a roof over time. Hail, strong winds, rain, salt, and UV rays can result in a leaky commercial roof over time.
In this guide, we'll discuss... Flat Roof Systems Installation Considerations Costs of Flat Roofing Materials Flat Roof Repairs Hiring a Verified Contractor Flat Roof Systems
In this guide, we'll discuss... TPO Systems Membrane Thickness Installations Advantages and Disadvantages Costs Repairs and Maintenance Finding a Contractor TPO Roofing System Overview Thermoplastic polyolefin, or TPO, is a single-ply membrane roofing material popular in commercial roofing applications and sometimes used in residential roofing.
In this guide, we'll discuss... Materials and Coatings Membrane Thickness Installations Advantages and Disadvantages Durability Cost Repairs Finding a Qualified Contractor Materials and Coatings EPDM Materials
In this guide, we'll discuss... Overview Materials and Installation Advantages & Disadvantages Eco-Friendliness Costs Repairs & Maintenance Hiring a Qualified BUR Contractor Overview Built-up roofs (BURs) have alternating layers of bitumen, like asphalt, and reinforcing fabrics, known as “felts."
Our guide to commercial roofing outlines the different commercial roofing systems available as well as costs to install, repair, and replace them; and answers frequently asked questions related to commercial roofs. On this page, we discuss... Commercial roofing systems Pros & Cons Cost Maintenance Building Codes FAQ Commercial Roofing Systems There are 5 primary classifications of low-slope commercial roofing systems:
Moisture generated from inside commercial buildings can greatly impact the longevity of a low-slope roofing system. And while today’s manufacturers are producing the most durable low-slope materials to date, it's still the responsibility of the building owner to make sure proper ventilation systems and maintenance protocols are in place to protect the roof.
Despite the long-term cost savings of solar energy over traditional fossil fuels, many commercial customers are turned off by the steep initial cost of integrating a rooftop solar array system. Alion Energy, a clean energy company based in Richmond, California, is looking to fix that problem by using robots to do much of the installation and cleaning of solar panels, helping to reduce labor expenses by as much as 75%.
At an estimated $1.2 billion, the San Francisco 49ers organization forked out a pretty penny to move out of Candlestick Park, the home of the NFL team since 1971 and MLB’s San Francisco Giants since 1960. The new digs is being called Levi’s Stadium (Levi Strauss Company purchased the naming rights), and it’s expected to be one of the greenest stadiums in the country upon its completion in 2014. The stadium itself is an open-air design, but the roofing structure covering the concourse and other areas of the facility will have some eco-friendly flare.
November, 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the living roof situated atop Ford Motor Company’s River Rouge plant in Dearborn, MI. It was the biggest green roof in the world at the time is was built planted back in 2003. 10 years later it’s still the largest living roof in North America.