The high output from bifacial modules could be extended for many years using a long-life membrane. Unlike conventional solar panels,...
Proven Performance: GAF releases aged TPO study
Value Engineering Part 2: Retaining Performance
Designing for Moisture Durability & Energy Efficiency
Parapets Part 3: An Example of Complexity
Parapets Part 2: Navigating Codes
When to consider a mid-reflectance TPO color
Buildings with Electric Heat – Do Reflective Membranes Still Make Sense?
Value Engineering — Optimizing Performance or Reducing Costs?
Retrofit Single Ply Roof Systems: An Assessment of Wind Resistance
Roof Design Considerations when Incorporating Solar
R-Value Optimization: A Case Study
Fresh Thinking About Cold Storage Roofs
Are You Considering Adaptation in Your Roof Design?
Solar Power is Now Competitive
Helene Hardy Pierce Awarded Roofing Industry’s Highest Honor
Building Science FAQ — Ep. 5
Advantages of Long-Life Roofing for Bifacial Solar Panels
Building Science FAQ — Ep. 4
Building Science FAQ — Ep. 3
Solar Power in the Desert or on Roofs – what are the Pros and Cons?
“Sustainable” and “Resilience” — Are they related, the same, or opposites?
Air Barriers and Vapor Retarders: The Current Conundrum in the Roofing Industry
Air Barriers vs. Vapor Retarders
Preventing Condensation by Calculating Temperature Gradients
Condensation, Dew Point, and Roofing
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It has been said that all of the US could be powered by a solar array covering 100 x 100...
Most people in the built environment community are aware that using and specifying sustainable and resilient materials and designs is...
The roofing industry continues to discuss vapor retarders but should be discussing air barriers. One of the primary purposes of...
Air Barriers vs. Vapor Retarders — do you know the differences? The use of air barriers and vapor retarders in...
A vapor retarder’s primary function is to minimize or reduce water vapor diffusion into a low-slope roof assembly and help...
Prepared with Co-authors Thomas J. Taylor, PhD, and James Willits Except in extremely arid climates, there is always some amount...
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