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"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.

Winter Roof Maintenance: Ounce of Prevention Worth Pound of Cure

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.

Tapered Insulation For Low Slope Roofing

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

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Ready For Winter Weather?

This guide will help you prepare your facilities’ facades, roofs, plazas, and parking garages for the intense storm systems predicted for this winter.

Three Ways To Prepare Your Asphalt Roof For A Harsh Winter

ARMA provides tips on how you can save money and protect your facility's roof.

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Announces Awards of Excellence Winners

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities has announced the eight winners of its 2015 Awards of Excellence.

FM Issue: Code Compliance For Reroofing

Projects at existing facilities require specific considerations to meet IECC 2012 requirements.

Roofing Warranty: 5 Questions To Consider

The terms of a warranty can range depending on the commercial roofing system, and there are certainly many factors to consider.

2015 International Roofing Expo Offers Robust Education Sessions

Space in sessions is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Online registration is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

2015 International Roofing Expo® Launches Mobile App

Users who have last year’s app already downloaded on their phones should receive a notification that an update is available.

Services & Maintenance: Think Outside The Box

Informed maintenance of the building envelope can significantly improve energy savings.

Coalition Formed To Extend Research On Sustainable Roofing

ARMA, ERA, and PIMA collaborate to compare high-performance roofing systems in northern climates.

Facility Retrofit: Green Roof Revisit

At Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI, a vegetative roof is thriving after more than a decade in place.

Special Feature: Reflective Roofs

When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not one-size-fits-all.

Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has optimized production by operating on solar energy.

Focus On: Roofing

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Responds To Criticism Regarding Recent Roofing Study

The following column is written in response to the criticism from the EPDM regarding a recent study conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

FM Issue: Withstand The Weather

Protecting against the elements is a primary role for roofs, and maintenance is crucial.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Duro-Guard EPS Flute Fill Combo from Duro-Last

Able to be cut to fit virtually all types of steel deck and metal roof profiles, this product eliminates the need for a separate flute filler.

Analysis Of Berkeley Labs Study Details Flawed Science

Panel of roofing experts questions methodology, sample size of 22 roofs.

2013 Trends Recap

A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Snofree Roof Panels from Valin

Using heat trace technology, these panels help protect against ice formations on a facility's roof.

Roofing Trends: Limiting Overhead Risk

Trends in roofing continue to focus on safety and longevity.

Tricks Of The Trade: Roofing Research

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom helps out one facility management professional who is struggling with roofing decisions. From the October 2013 issue.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: HydroBond from Carlisle Syntec

This water based adhesive meets the requirements of South Coast Air Quality Management District Rule 1168 and the OTC Model Rule for Single-Ply Roofing Adhesives.

One Coating Doesn’t Fit All

When it comes to coating different areas, whether inside or surrounding a commercial building, one coating does NOT fit all—and it's not even close.

Manufacturing Case Study: At A Swift Pace

A manufacturing plant in Welland, Ontario was renovated and expanded to deliver timely production. From the August 2013 issue.

ARMA Announces Winners 2012 Accident Prevention Contest

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association’s contest highlights the industry's focus on safety in the workplace.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Enhanced 725TR by Carlisle SynTec Systems

The improved 725TR Air & Vapor Barrier/Temporary Roof features a new woven polypropylene facer film that enables the product to perform in all seasons. The material can be used as a temporary roof for up to 120 days.

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