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Buildings and their roofs provide essential protection from external elements; however, they are constantly exposed to weather conditions, structural movement, chemical exposure, and other sources that lead to wear and tear. Though aging is inevitable for roofs, ignoring issues could result in expensive repairs or even complete failure, if neglected for too long. In this… Read More »The Importance of Proactive Roof Maintenance
In hot climates, keeping buildings cool can be a major challenge. One way to mitigate this issue is by using materials with a high solar reflectance index (SRI). The SRI is a measure of a material’s ability to reflect solar heat, which can help reduce the temperature of buildings and lower the demand for air… Read More »Do you know what the SRI of your roof is?
If you’re planning on installing a new reflective “cool” roof on your commercial building, you can expect to see summertime energy savings on your utility bill. That’s because highly-reflective single-ply membranes have a proven history of reducing a building’s energy consumption – by as much as 40% in some situations. These systems reduce the amount of… Read More »Three Additional Benefits with a New Cool Roof
Everyone has heard of the Red Roof Inn, but what about the white roof schools out in Hebbronville, Texas? All three Jim Hogg County IC school campuses needed repairs to their flat roofs. Facilities director, Ernesto Perez, determined that putting new roofs on the three schools would cost millions of dollars. Instead, he contacted Jose Aviles at… Read More »Cool Roofs for Hebbronville Schools