Roof Impact

Aug. 10, 2011
August 2011 Issue 113

Roof Impact

A roof’s primary goal is to keep water out of the building, and the obvious secondary things include resistance to fire and wind. But building owners in Colorado and Wyoming might move hail damage to the top of the list.

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Four Steps to a Maintenance Free Roof

Most building owners think about their roof only when there's a problem—usually a leak. By that time, water has already caused damage to valuable merchandise, slowed production, and/or caused a slip-and-fall accident. Once the damage is done, all the building owner can do is call a roofing contractor and get the roof repaired.

Though no roof is maintenance free, taking these four steps can reduce life-cycle costs.

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Preventive Roof Maintenance
Learn what to look for when inspecting your roof system.
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Keeping On Top of It
Coal tar built-up maintenance and repair.
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Finding and Fixing Leaks
Only after you chase leaks, call the roofing contractor back (again), and get more involved than you ever wanted to be can roof leaks truly be fixed.

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UltraWhite Granulated Modified Bitumen Cap Sheets by Firestone Building Products
Granules enhance light reflectivity and heat emissivity to cut buildings’ energy needs.
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Type ACDSH Acoustical Fire Vent by Bilco Company
Opens automatically during a fire to remove smoke, heat, and gases.
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TCS II Metal Roofing Panels by Follansbee
Architectural steel panels resist corrosion, uplift blistering, and loss of adhesion.
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Corporate Universal Waste Recycling: Ensuring Compliance, Generating Savings Next Parking Solutions - Indianapolis Wojan Window & Door Catalog - May 2011
Facilities professionals report that service contracts extend equipment lifecycles and reduce energy costs

New England Patriots and Gillette Stadium make a play for long-term energy conservation and sustainability.

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