Cool roofs have many benefits: most important is the reduction in the air-conditioning load on buildings, which can save a significant...
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
CRF 5: Reflective Membranes and the Heat Island Effect
CRF 4: Membrane Reflectivity
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?
CRF3: Insulation for Low Slope Roofs
CRF2 : Building Codes and Their Development
CRF1: The Impact of Buildings on Energy Usage
Air Barriers and Vapor Retarders: The Current Conundrum in the Roofing Industry
Preventing Condensation by Calculating Temperature Gradients
Condensation, Dew Point, and Roofing
There are many attachment options for commercial membranes and as with most choices in roofing, it depends on the building...
Hail damage occurs in many U.S. regions and is most common during summer months, which might strike you as strange...
Cool roofs reflect the sun’s rays and reduce the air conditioning load on buildings. Membranes for commercial roofs often have...
Good welds are essential for trouble-free single-ply roofs. Installers are very important in ensuring welds are done well, both in...
Note: Second image below corrected 4/26. I recently described how TPO manufacturers measure weld strength. Strong welds are a key...
At the end of 2014, there were 16,000 megawatts (MW) of installed solar power capacity in the U.S. Of that,...
One of the selling points of heat-weldable single-ply membranes is that the final result is a single sheet of membrane...