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?
Low-Slope Roofing Mistake No. 7: Missing T-Joint Patches
Low-Slope Roofing Mistake No. 6: Not Meeting Minimum Weld Width
Low-Slope Roofing Mistake No. 5: Angle-Change Voids
Low-Slope Roofing Mistake No. 4: Inadequate half-sheet fastening
Low-Slope Roofing Mistake No. 3: Welding start-and-stop voids
Low-Slope Roofing Mistake No. 2: Not cleaning the membrane
R-Value Optimization: A Case Study
Coatings Challenge: Converting a warehouse into condominiums with a new roof.
Coatings Challenge: A structurally sound roof on a beautiful stucco building
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. 3
“Sustainable” and “Resilience” — Are they related, the same, or opposites?
CRF3: Insulation for Low Slope Roofs
CRF1: The Impact of Buildings on Energy Usage
Air Barriers and Vapor Retarders: The Current Conundrum in the Roofing Industry
Protect Your Investment: Understand Your Guarantee
Proactive vs Reactive Maintenance
Coatings Challenge: A steep slope roofer looks to expand his business.
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Get the Advantages of Welded Seams and Energy Savings, with a Non-White Membrane Imagine a roof design you are specifying, but...
A Case Study Shows the Minimal Impact of the Winter Sun There has been a school of thought that dark...
Value engineering. We’re familiar with the term, and many of our roof designs have been ‘value engineered’ during our careers....
One of the most notorious leak points on a roof is at the T-joint, where multiple layers of membrane come...
Is there anything more frustrating than being called back to a completed job because an inspector has found welds that...
Experienced thermoplastic membrane welders know how important it is to get angle changes right. If the flashing isn’t tight at...
When installing TPO or PVC, the corners and perimeters of a building require more fasteners than the field due to...
Robotic welders are a terrific way to ensure consistent, durable welds. But they do leave occasional unwelded voids where the...
When patching a single-ply membrane, whether it’s to reinforce or repair, step one should always be cleaning the surface. Patches...