Three Drainage Solutions for Flat Roofs

Flat Roofs Scupper and Gutter

The Proper Flat Roof Drainage System Can Help Preserve Your Roof’s Integrity Flat roofs have a long history in the United States, especially for commercial construction. However, flat roofs depend greatly on proper drainage of rain and snow melt to preserve their integrity.  Without it, pooling water can occur and cause leaks, deterioration in the roof […]


 Keeping Your Data Center Cool with the Right Roof

Data Center

The Right Roofing System for Your Data Center Could Save You on Energy Costs One of the primary logistical problems associated with large data centers is the heat generated by servers and other machinery. The same machines that generate heat need to be kept cool in order to function properly, which leads to a potentially […]


 National Preparedness Month- Building Safety Plan

Emergency Preparedness

Create a Building Safety Plan For National Preparedness Month National Preparedness Month reminds us all to prepare now for the unexpected in the future. The Department of Homeland Security’s “Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today,” theme from last year returned this year with a continuing emphasis on preparedness for youth, older adults, and people with […]


 4 Interesting Ways Green Roofs Have Been Used

Green roofs

Installing Green Roofs Can Bring More Than Aesthetic Appeal Roof landscaping is taking big cities and small towns alike by storm. Between the environmental savings, energy savings and aesthetic appeal, it is easy to see why installing a green vegetative roof is becoming the popular choice for many businesses. Green roofs can be used in […]


 Does Reflective Roofing Make Sense for Northern Facilities?

Reflective Roofing

The Advantages of Reflective Roofing for Northern Facilities Advances in technology are changing the way buildings are constructed or remodeled, and roofs are no exception. The use of reflective roofing, which can protect the building from the sun’s rays, is steadily rising. An increasing number of business owners are opting to install a reflective commercial […]


 Benefits of Heat Welded Seams

Heat weld seams

How Heat Welded Seams Can Strengthen Your Roof  Your building’s roof keeps out heat and cold and protects your business against inclement weather.  It works to defend your facility against leaks and moisture infiltration. While there are many types of roofing to choose from, some roofs do not prove as long-lasting as promised, and may […]


 Buying Industrial Facilities

Industrial Facilities

When Buying Industrial Facilities, Don’t Forget the Inspections Purchasing an industrial facility is an exciting endeavor for a growing business. A new industrial or commercial property can expand your opportunities and build your revenue. However, if the proper precautions are neglected, a newly acquired building may prove to be an investment too pricey to maintain. […]


 How Faulty HVAC Units Affect Commercial Roofing Systems

HVAC roof problems

Roof Problems Caused by HVAC Units Pose Potential Risks to Your Roof’s Integrity. Facility and plant managers have a lot on their plates, and keeping everyone who spends their days inside comfortable is a top priority. On top of most commercial buildings, you will find multiple HVAC units (hopefully) humming along nicely as they work […]


 Roofing Consultant: What Should You Look for in a Roofing Contractor?

Roofing Consultant

Roofing Consultants have a difficult job – here’s some tips on how to make it easier. Being responsible for the maintenance of an industrial roof carries with it a lot of work and worry, but as a roofing consultant, the relationship that you develop with a contractor can significantly improve your ability to get the […]


 Roof Cleaning: Why, When, and How it Should Be Done

Roof Cleaning

With spring’s arrival comes the need for commercial roof cleaning for many businesses. Spring is the best time of year to have roofs professionally cleaned and repaired because of the favorable weather conditions. A roof that has been covered in snow and exposed to cold temperatures for so long can negatively impact an organization’s operations. […]


 Executive Insight – Consolidation Appropriations Act and Roofing

Executive Insight – Consolidation Appropriations Act and Roofing In February, the NRCA issued an update regarding new changes in the tax code that could potentially benefit roofing companies. Congress and President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act which contains the Protecting American from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act this past December.  This bill provides […]