Reconstruction Blog

The World’s Best Roofing Blog is authored by Duro-Last® Roofing to be an information source for commercial roofing industry professionals: contractors, architects, specifiers, consultants, building owners, and facility managers who are involved in the roof decision-making process. We include articles on roof technology and materials, safety, sustainability, and more. We also report on happenings at Duro-Last, such as featured roofing projects and company activities. Many posts are authored by subject matter experts at Duro-Last; others are re-posted from industry media or provided by other industry sources.
Follow Reconstruction Blog:
Posted on January 06, 2011 By Drew Ballensky
Calculating the R-value of manmade insulating materials is a straightforward process. For green roofs—not so much.“The equations that describe energy transfer through evaporation, reflection, convection, and thermal mass can get ugly,” says Chris Wark, Senior Energy Analyst,...
Posted on December 23, 2010 By Drew Ballensky
The average life expectancy for a commercial roofing system is about 20 years – which means that every year 5% of the commercial, industrial, and institutional roofs in the United States need replacing. Given the state of the economy at the moment, however, some of those roofs may be patched...