water

Extensive green roofs top off the new Minneapolis Central Public Library

Green roof specified to reduce storm water runoff into Mississippi River; sets example for Minneapolis sustainable design. The five-story Central Public Library of Minneapolis, MN is an architectural benchmark for Mid-western urban landscapes and sets an example for sustainable building design. The new MN Central Public Library features an extremely energy-efficient design, complete with three… Read More

Coatings

Heavenly white roof lifts the spirits of Evangel University

Roof coating project features Henry Company coatings. The roof on the Evangel University Ashcroft Activities Center has survived the grueling elements of Ozarks mountain weather for more than 30 years. With the hope to preserving the roof for another 30 years, the University turned to Henry Company and its premium elastomeric roof coatings products. Evangel… Read More

low-slope

Replacing Wood Sleepers on a Low-Slope Roof

This low-slope TPO roof on a public-school building in Michigan shows the flaws of using wood sleepers and the advantages of Solar / HVAC KnuckleHeads for pipe supports. Loose-laid sleepers are subject to movement, over time causing pipes to bend and contort. In addition, the wood will deteriorate and rot from weathering and biological attack…. Read More

Hard Rock Stadium

Project Profile: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami, Florida

The stadium features two custom stenciled Hard Rock Stadium logos on the roof. SRG Roofing is pleased to announce the successful completion of its roof coating logo project on the Hard Rock Stadium located in Miami, Florida. In 2016, the stadium went through a $500 million renovation project and SRG Roofing was contracted to apply… Read More

Edgewood Terrace

Project Profile: Edgewood Terrace

See how Polyglass was able to solve the severe ponding issues on this Edgewood Terrace project in the nation’s capital. Edgewood Terrace Commons IV, a 258-unit high-rise building in Washington DC, was reroofed with Polyglass’ multi-ply roof system. The 25,000 sq. ft. roof had severe ponding issues and held water after heavy rainfalls and snow… Read More

Burton Barr Public Library Survives Microburst and Receives New Roof

By John Plescia – CEO of Star Roofing Inc. Star Roofing helps the environment by recycling over 250 tons of old roofing materials. At 6:00 pm, Saturday, July 15, 2017, a microburst* over the roof of Burton Barr Library* in Phoenix, Arizona, lifted the roof structure (which it was designed to do) and was strong… Read More

knucklehead

Paver and Strut Knucklehead Upgrade Cooling System Support During Re-Roofing

This project involved the installation of KnuckleHeads to improve the support structure of a rooftop cooling system during a commercial re-roofing job. The building was an approximately 28,000-square-foot facility housing a large internet service provider located in Southfield, Michigan. The cooling system included three large chillers and associated pipes and conduit that were originally supported… Read More

medical center trusts FiberTite

Medical Center Chooses FiberTite over TPO Roofing

Florida medical center trusts FiberTite to protect their facility. Maintaining the building envelope is essential to the success of a facility with critical interior space.  Facilities Managers for hospitals and medical centers need to be on top of the building envelope integrity so patients and valuable assets are protected. The roof is a very important… Read More

alternative roofing

Fire and Rain

By Duro-Last Roofing. How Alternative Roofing Systems, Inc. protected Travis Industries’ “House of Fire” from Washington’s heavy precipitation. Travis Industries is known for manufacturing state-of-the-art fireplaces and woodstoves that can be found in homes, hotels and businesses throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia. Their Lopi™, Fireplace Xtrordinair™, DaVinci Custom Fireplaces™ and Tempest Torch™ models… Read More