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Do you have any recommendations for flashing this HVAC unit? Is a double curb the only way to approach this situation?

Tricks Of The Trade: Roof Leaks

Tricks Of The Trade: Roof Leaks

Do you have any recommendations for flashing this HVAC unit? Is a double curb the only way to approach this situation?

Services & Maintenance: Three Steps To Roof Replacement

Facility managers can protect people, property, and their budgets with a systematic approach.

Green Roof Trends: From LEED® To RoofPoint

There is a new sustainable roof assessment tool for the professional facility manager. This recently launched guideline focuses on roofing and its specific characteristics.

ATAS International Projects Of The Year

This manufacturer of roofing, wall, and ceiling panels recognized commercial projects that incorporated its products.

Garland Employees Support St. Jude With Week Long Fundraiser

Those at this manufacturer of building envelope solutions are participating in fun fundraising activities.

Roofing Trends: Roofing In The Spotlight

Several important initiatives will have an impact on roofing conditions, particularly for the existing building sector.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Roofing Insulation

Is there a way to increase roof insulation through the application of a special paint?

Defining a Sustainable Roof

In roofing, what is sustainable? Are we achieving it if we paint our black roofs white to save energy?

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Improved R-Mer Edge Roofing By Garland

The improved systems are certified to conform to ANSI/SPRI ES-1, which formalizes IBC specs for resistance to wind related failures.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Sustainability Procurement Promise Introduced

Sika Sarnafil has created a common set of criteria on sustainability to help architects, specifiers, and facility managers to measure various roofing options and to simplify the process.

Services & Maintenance: Keeping On Top Of Leaks

Roofs of all ages require proactive maintenance.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: CFR Retro-Seam From Metal-Span

This insulated metal standing seam roof panel system is designed to install over existing roofs.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: RoofHelpUSA From MemcoGlobal

This emergency and/or non-emergency roof leak response service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

On The Road To Zero Waste, $20 At A Time

GAF’s Cobra® Ridge Vent plant, located in the northern Atlanta suburb of Cumming, GA, is a bright, highly automated, state-of-the-art facility — the type...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: RoofGenuity From Firestone

Facility managers can use the RoofGenuity modeling tool to discover the optimal roofing configuration for their buildings.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: EverSeal Roof Repair Tape

This product from OMG Roofing Products bonds to all common roof materials for long lasting, watertight repairs.

H.R. 5396 Would Add Jobs, Strengthen National Energy Policy

The recently introduced Green Energy Efficient Roofs and Job Creation Act will stimulate job creation and accelerate the acknowledged role high performance roof systems play in reducing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Proactive Maintenance for Low-Slope Roofs

Many variables and issues can cause damage and lower the roof’s performance. Read this Web Exclusive from Jay Rintelmann, president of Hartford South for five common problems affecting low-slope commercial roofs.

EPDM Recycling Program Achieves Milestone

In all, roughly 1.25 million pounds of reclaimed EPDM membrane has been diverted from landfills in the past three years.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Enhanced Performance Roof Hatch From Bilco

The thermally enhanced hatch is designed with a fully insulated cover and curb.

Services & Maintenance: Low Slope Roofs And Energy Efficiency

From targeted repairs to substantial replacements, the condition of a facility's "cover" can improve the bottom line.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Penetrations Through Standing Seam Metal Roofs

While penetrations on these roof types can sometimes be avoided, mounting essential rooftop equipment and ancillary mechanicals will be successful when certain guidelines are followed.

Tecta Awards College Scholarships

This year, 36 scholarships were awarded, which includes 16 new awards along with scholarship renewals.

Services & Maintenance: Aerial View

Facility managers can use technology to stay on top of roof conditions.

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