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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.
ARMA led the process to update the ASTM wind resistance standard for asphalt roofing shingles to ensure that it complies with the latest methods.
The molded rubber tile can be installed on a variety of areas around a facility, including to simulate the appearance of a green roof.
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.
Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.
This quality-management recognition covers the manufacturing, installation, and service of the company's coating formulations and materials.
The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has translated eight of its most popular educational Technical Bulletins into Spanish.
A well-defined proactive roofing maintenance plan delivers value by maximizing roof performance and service life.
This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.
Modifying historic structures and interiors almost always presents additional considerations. A recent roofing project at the Alamo Complex in Texas presented a few.
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) helps provide long-term durability for roofs.
The SpeedTite Roof Drain is a fast way to install roof drains in new or retrofit applications.
Thanks to lightweight ETFE film, 3M Science creates an enjoyable environment year round inside the stadium by permitting outdoor atmosphere without frigid temperatures.
Updated requirements have enhanced the safety and sustainability features of this metal roofing product line.
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.
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.
When inspecting roofs as the winter weather wanes, check for these five potential problems.
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.
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.
Model energy codes are calling for higher R-values in building envelopes, including roofing insulation.
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.
"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.
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.
With gingerbread house construction a tradition for many this time of year, it may also be time to ensure the integrity of facility exteriors.
When designing a low-slope roof system over a substrate that is less than ¼:12, a properly designed tapered insulation system becomes the foundation for a sound roofing system
This guide will help you prepare your facilities’ facades, roofs, plazas, and parking garages for the intense storm systems predicted for this winter.
ARMA provides tips on how you can save money and protect your facility's roof.
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities has announced the eight winners of its 2015 Awards of Excellence.
Projects at existing facilities require specific considerations to meet IECC 2012 requirements.