Helene Hardy Pierce, vice president of technical services, codes, and industry relations for GAF, has been presented with the J.A....
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?
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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