With commercial construction at low ebb, innovation has generally focused on gathering financial incentives for installing PV systems or vegetated roofs. The low slope roofing industry has stabilized, but the methods of installation have evolved.
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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FirestoneRoof is the free mobile web app from Firestone that makes it easy to stay connected with Firestone. Features:
To learn more, click here and visit the iPhone app store or text FBP to 84773.
Energy-saving color options offer enhanced reflectivity for roofs.
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Want to make smart (i.e., profitable) choices about sustainability? The Smart Sustainability Expo will provide tools that you can apply to building sites, energy, materials, maintenance, and indoor environmental quality. These smart tools will help you to make profitable decisions about green certification and to weigh upfront costs vs. lifecycle costs for sustainability projects.
Click here to register to attend one or all virtual, educational events on March 8th!
Sessions to include:
How Green Can Green Be? And How Do You Know?
The Transformation of Outdoor Lighting
Design for Maintenance: Using BIM as a FM Tool
Going Green by Saving Blue
Green Sweep: LEED-Certified Cleaning Practices
Getting the Edge on Roofing
The Where, What, and Why of Thermal Insulation Systems
Stop Leaks in Their Tracks with a Dependable Air Barrier
It All Starts with the Roof Deck
Where Is Hypalon Among Today's Roofing Options?
Roof Observers - When and Why?
Keeping Up with Changing Roof Requirements
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