Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

While the definition of energy efficiency — the goal to reduce the amount of power required to provide goods and services — has remained the same since it became a catchphrase in the 1970s, methods of how to achieve it have unmistakably evolved.

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When Labor's Scarce, Innovation is Key

When Labor's Scarce, Innovation is Key

HAVE YOU HEARD?  The roofing industry is facing a labor shortage, and a pretty severe one at that. From what we’re hearing, perhaps as many as 80 to 85 percent of roofing contractors are hurting for workers right now.  Even as the roofing market remains robust (perhaps “robuster” than ever!)…

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Sustainable Energy Practices and Roofing

Sustainable Energy Practices and Roofing

One of the hallmark traits of a sustainable building is a reduction in the amount of energy required to operate that building. In this article we look at how a well-designed and installed roofing system impacts energy conservation and reduces environmental impact.

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Understanding Product Sustainability

Understanding Product Sustainability

Manufactured products, such as insulation, roofing, and engineered membranes, all help buildings to be more energy efficient, durable, and sustainable during their useful life. But how can we tell if the products themselves are created in a sustainable manner?

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