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Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.

Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.

CBRE Adds Building Envelope Services

This new division within the firm's Valuation and Advisory Services group focuses on providing building envelope assessment and consulting.

Duro-Last Roofing Reaches Platinum For NSF/ANSI 347

Certified by UL, the Sustainability Assessment for Single Ply Roofing Membranes standard applies to the company's white, tan, gray and dark gray single ply membranes, and 50 mil terra cotta membranes.

Webinar: Insights Into Sustainability For Your Next Roofing Project

View this free video webinar and find out the industry's most common non residential roofing standards and labels, their differences, and how they're used.

Webinar: Gain Insights Into Sustainability For Your Next Roofing Project

This free webinar takes a look at some common non-residential standards and labels in the roofing industry. Continuing education credits are available.

In India, $500 Million Made Available For Solar Energy

The Asian Development Bank announced financing that will help the nation's government with its goal to increase energy sourced from solar rooftop systems to 40 gigawatts by 2022.

Inspect Your Roof Before Winter Arrives

Summer can take its toll, so early fall the is the perfect time to inspect the materials and integrity of commercial roofs before winter is here.

ASTM Wind Resistance Standard For Asphalt Shingles Updated

ARMA led the process to update the ASTM wind resistance standard for asphalt roofing shingles to ensure that it complies with the latest methods.

Turf Tile From Ecore

The molded rubber tile can be installed on a variety of areas around a facility, including to simulate the appearance of a green roof.

PV Booster Solar Tracker From Edisun Microgrids

Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.

Simon Roofing Earns ISO 9001 Certification

This quality-management recognition covers the manufacturing, installation, and service of the company's coating formulations and materials.

FM Alert: New Spanish-Language Roofing Guidelines

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has translated eight of its most popular educational Technical Bulletins into Spanish.

Roofing Maintenance, Dollars And Sense

A well-defined proactive roofing maintenance plan delivers value by maximizing roof performance and service life.

Facility Executive | July / August 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.

Re-Roofing The Alamo

Modifying historic structures and interiors almost always presents additional considerations. A recent roofing project at the Alamo Complex in Texas presented a few.

Question Of The Week: Impact Of HVAC Cleaning On TPO Roof?

A facilities manager noticed cleaner running down his building's TPO roof, and wonders if the cleaner might cause any damage.

Roofinox® Tin-Plated ( Terne )

Roofinox tin-plated (Terne) helps provide long-term durability for roofs.

SpeedTite Roof Drain by OMG Roofing Products

The SpeedTite Roof Drain is a fast way to install roof drains in new or retrofit applications.

New Vikings Football Stadium First In U.S. With Transparent Roof

Thanks to lightweight ETFE film, 3M Science creates an enjoyable environment year round inside the stadium by permitting outdoor atmosphere without frigid temperatures.

Presidio Metal Roofing From CertainTeed

Updated requirements have enhanced the safety and sustainability features of this metal roofing product line.

Metshield High Temp Underlayment From Drexel Metals

Designed to protect metal roof structures from ice dams and wind driven rain, this product has been issued a Product Control Notice of Acceptance for use in Miami-Dade County and its municipalities.

Reflective Roof Rebates Database Now Available

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) has made its Reflective Roof Rebates Database, originally created exclusively for use by RCMA members, available to the general public.

Winter Weather Checks For Roofing

When inspecting roofs as the winter weather wanes, check for these five potential problems.

Facility Executive | January / February 2016 Issue

This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers' Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.

Fastening Systems For Single Ply Roofing

Today’s facility managers have essentially three options when it comes to installing a new single-ply roofing system. The roofing system can be fully adhered, fully ballasted or mechanically attached. Each has pros and cons.

Analyzing Payback Of Roofing Insulation

Model energy codes are calling for higher R-values in building envelopes, including roofing insulation.

2016 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards: Selected By Facility Management Professionals

This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.

Winter Roof Maintenance: Ounce of Prevention Worth Pound of Cure

"One ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is certainly the case where a building’s roof is concerned, especially when it comes to being prepared for the harsh winter conditions.

Waterproof Your Facility: Maintenance And Water Damage Prevention

In the United States, water damage accounts for a staggering $11 billion of insurance claims each year, and is a cause of trouble for insurance companies and facility managers alike.

New Year’s Task: Building Envelope Check

With gingerbread house construction a tradition for many this time of year, it may also be time to ensure the integrity of facility exteriors.

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Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.