The year 2016 was an eventful one for home building.
Homeowners need well-made and properly installed roofing to protect their homes. Knowing that you're secure from the elements is an important part of being comfortable in your home, perhaps the most important part. A roof that can be easily maintained is essential not only for safety, but also for energy conservation and an aesthetically appealing home.
Knots, checks, shakes, and pitch pockets can lead to structural failures
The “D8013, Guide for Establishing a Recycle Program for Roof Covers” will compare the costs for disposal versus recycling
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A study was conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Verified environmental product declarations (EPDs) may help building projects qualify for points through the LEED v4 Material and Resource credits
Kick-out diverters are essential to a proper roof-wall flashing system that effectively directs water runoff and mitigates moisture intrusion
The photovoltaic-integrated roofs match common shingle or tile styles