Has The Wide Range of Single-Ply Attachment Options Got you Stuck?
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?
Low-Slope Roofing Mistake No. 10: Missing Base Attachments
Low-Slope Roofing Mistake No. 9: Short Flashings
Low-Slope Roofing Mistake No. 8: Missing Cut Edge Sealant
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.
Value engineering. We’re familiar with the term, and many of our roof designs have been ‘value engineered’ during our careers....
Base attachments — the plates and fasteners that secure the membrane around roof penetrations — are required for both mechanically...
The industry standard specification for flashing height is 8 inches. It’s an important safeguard against water backing up on the...
Cutting the edges of a reinforced membrane, whether on the roof or in the factory, exposes the reinforcement scrim to...
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...