Category Archives: Cool Roof Systems

How Long Do Roof Coatings Last?

Today’s blog post covers the life expectancy of commercial roof coatings. When the first acrylic roof coating was introduced in the 1970s, the commercial roofing industry had some dramatic changes. Public interest in energy-efficient roofing began strengthening. Roof coatings brought about the launch of the cool roof system and helped paved the way for organizations […]

Commercial Roof Coatings Opportunities

Today, we take a look at the market opportunities for commercial roof coatings in the United States. According to the research firm BCC Research, in 2011 the North American commercial roof coatings market was valued at $750 million. BCC Research reports that it expects this market to increase by a compound annual growth rate of […]

Understanding the Importance of Energy-Efficient Roofing Systems

Today we cover the importance of energy-efficient roofing systems and the impact they are having upon total energy consumption in the United States. According to United States Department of the Interior, American energy consumption will jump up 40 percent by 2025. At present, according to the ENERGY STAR® program Americans spend approximately $40 billion in […]

Commercial Roof Replacement or Roof Coating?

Today we briefly examine a couple of common pros and cons of commercial roof replacement and roof coatings. All types of commercial roofs have their strengths and weaknesses. Commercial metal roofing is affordable, generally easy-to-install, and built to last. EPDM rubber roofs remain flexible in extreme temperatures and more resistant to thermal shock than other […]

The Benefits of a Cool Roof

Today we build on prior blog posts about energy-efficient buildings and the ENERGY STAR program and its role in qualifying cool roof systems. At present, Americans spend about $40 billion in annual building cooling costs— one-sixth of the electricity generated in the United States each year. One option that has emerged as a way of […]

The Place of ENERGY STAR® in Determining Cool Roofs

Today we build on top of our blog post about “The Benefits of Energy-Efficient Buildings”. Cost reduction is a top priority for any business owner or facility manager. With the appearance of energy-efficient building materials in the construction industry, consumer interest has increased in what energy-efficient roofing (or “cool roofs”), among other materials, can do […]

Go Green with a New Cool Roof System

The pressure is on for business owners to start going “green.” It seems that everywhere you look, people are making the smart decision to start thinking green. Business owners may even feel like they have more of a responsibility to make some changes to their business. Going green has several great benefits that every business […]