Archive for Spray Foam Roofs

Dormer Window Styles

POSTED BY   /  1 Декабрь, 2014  

dormer-window-styles_21 Ranch with Shed Dormer When a sprawling one-story ranch receives a shed dormer window atop the entry, the addition not only adds height and light to the interior, but it also adds a needed visual break to the block of..
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Is an asphalt shingle roof or concrete tile better, energy wise — Green Home Guide by USGBC

POSTED BY   /  29 Ноябрь, 2014  

Answer That is an interesting question that might have a different response depending on your location . Lets begin by reviewing how heat is transferred through roofing. Heat travels on light rays (radiant), in a vapor or liquid (convective) and..
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Open House Agenda 3 Condos to See This Weekend — Gowanus — New York

POSTED BY   /  28 Ноябрь, 2014  

Slideshow NEW YORK CITY Many buyers consider condos more desirable than co-ops: typically there are fewer restrictions from boards, investors are more welcome, and units often sell for a higher price per square foot. But even with condo development on..
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Complete Guide for Home Made Roof Trusses Pro Barn Plans

POSTED BY   /  27 Ноябрь, 2014  

roof-trusses-create-bonus-space-ask-the-builder_21 Learn how to build your own roof trusses with lumber for a variety of applications. Perfect for clear spans over 20. Framing applications and step by step instructions. Knowing when and where to use home made roof trusses is of absolute..
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Roofing Felt Composition — Patent application

POSTED BY   /  27 Ноябрь, 2014  

green-roof-101-tips-on-installing-a-living-roof_11 Inventors: David Bobee (Petit Couronne, FR) Alain Marcel Bernard Seive (Petit Couronne, FR) Anne Claire Rebuffatti (Petit Couronne, FR) Abstract: The invention is directed to a novel bitumen composition comprising a paraffin wax, wherein the wax has a congealing point..
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Buildings Green Is Cool Loma Prieta Chapter

POSTED BY   /  27 Ноябрь, 2014  

Buildings: Green Is Cool Building designer Kacey Fitzpatrick builds green because "It’s the right thing to do: for our children and for the planet." Since buildings account for nearly half of the CO2 emissions in the country, and since over..
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Cool Roofs Heat Island Effect US EPA

POSTED BY   /  26 Ноябрь, 2014  

green-roofs-heat-island-effect-us-epa_31 Cool Roofs Chapter (PDF) (31 pp, 2.6MB) from EPAs Reducing Urban Heat Islands: Compendium of Strategies A high solar reflectance or albedo is the most important characteristic of a cool roof as it helps to reflect sunlight and heat away..
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Austin TPO Roofing Lone Star Commercial Roofing

POSTED BY   /  26 Ноябрь, 2014  

can-a-new-roof-lower-your-homeowners-insurance-abc_41 What is TPO? So what is this TPO everyone is talking about? There is an ever increasing demand for durable yet lightweight and energy efficient roofing systems. TPO roofing systems were created specifically to meet that demand. Because these single ply membranes offer superior..
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The Advantages of Colorbond ACR Roofing

POSTED BY   /  25 Ноябрь, 2014  

Metal roofs constructed from Colorbond sheeting are growing in popularity every day. Colorbond is a coated steel roofing material manufactured by BlueScope steel. This hardwearing material is extremely long lasting and performs better in all types of weather, able to..
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The Durability Of Standing Seam Metal Roofing

POSTED BY   /  25 Ноябрь, 2014  

standing-seam-metal-roof-systems_11 By: Steven Briesemeister The job of your roof. The roof is the one part of the house that takes the most damage when protecting us from the elements. It has to cope with extreme conditions ranging from wintry ice to..
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