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BILCO roof hatch in townhomes, Little Havana, Miami

Roof hatches manufactured by BILCO were specified for townhouses in an infill housing project in the Little Havana section of Miami, Fla. All photos: Charlie Fernandes

June 04, 2020 | THE BILCO COMPANY

Townhome project in Little Havana, Miam, Fla., uses BILCO roof hatches for reliability, code co...

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NRCA survey of roofing contractors on COVID-19 impact on business

An NRCA survey of roofing contractors found that the majority of respondents (52%) said their businesses had been significantly or very significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 08, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR

NRCA survey shows 52% of roofing contractor said COVID-19 pandemic was having a significant or...

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LBM building materials revenue 2019

Lumber and building materials revenue totaled $72 billion in 2019, according to Principia.

April 05, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR
LNJ Designs Photo

The hospital includes a central utility plant adjacent to the hospital, which houses generators, boilers, water heaters and more. The plant includes four specially fabricated roof hatches manufactured by The BILCO Company.  LNJ Designs Photo

| January 27, 2020 | The BILCO Company
Tariff whiplash for bifacial solar modules

Image by Jukka Niittymaa from Pixabay

January 07, 2020 | Will Porter, PE, Electrical Engineer

Bifacial solar systems offer many advantages over traditional systems.

101 Top Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...

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Sto StoColor Dryonic, 101 Top Products for 2019
December 12, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...

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| October 15, 2019 |

There are a number of key considerations.

A New Twist on TPO: Firestone UltraPly™  TPO Flex Adhered
| September 10, 2019 | Sponsored by Firestone 

The most flexible TPO on the market* makes complex jobs easier.

| August 17, 2018 | Owens Corning

Bill Johnson, design principal for HOK, brought together experts from across the country to help...

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| July 24, 2018 |

As metal roofing soars in popularity, so do the aesthetic options. 

| June 22, 2018 | Owens Corning

A cross-functional team collaborated throughout the three-phased VRA construction.

Imbus Roofing installed a new roof atop Cincinnati Music Hall as part of a 16-month, $143-million renovation at the historic landmark

| March 21, 2018 | BILCO

Workers tackled a 16-month, $143-million project at Cincinnati Music Hall, and finished the proje...

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November 16, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Adverse effects include heat reflection onto nearby walls.

The green roof at the Windsor Terrace Library

Courtesy of Brooklyn Public Library

September 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The roof was funded through a process that allows local residents to decide how City capital doll...

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Facilities professional inspects a roof railing system.

As building codes change, existing railings may need to be updated or replaced. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects

July 26, 2017 | John P. Graz, AIA, and Rachel C. Palisin, PE, LEED AP, Hoffmann Architects

Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony...

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July 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The EclipseEdge edge metal profile uses a two-part design with a base and a top cover to eliminat...

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| June 29, 2017 |

The Metal Roofing Alliance estimates that 750,000 metal roofs were installed on U.S. homes in 201...

| May 24, 2017 | Duro-Last

Breault Roofing created a way to make the installation process more efficient by requesting mostl...

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| April 12, 2017 | Atlas

Located throughout the city of Milwaukee and neighboring towns, MPS houses thousands of students....

March 29, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Dynatsy Shingles from IKO, CR G cap sheets from Johns Manville, and GenFlex EPDM Adhesive from Ge...

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| March 21, 2017 | Duro-Last

The assembly used for this project was Duro-Guard EPS Flute Fill Combo as the base, and then Duro...

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A roofer installs a polymermodified bitumen roof membrane. Photo: KADMY/123RF

February 08, 2017 | Jason Wilen, Director of Technical Services, NRCA

This course highlights commonly adopted energy-code provisions for commercial low-slope roof asse...

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A bird’s eye view showcases a few of Bass Lofts’ amenities as well as Firestone Building Products UltraPly™ TPO Roofing System amid the historic Little Five Points neighborhood.

| November 07, 2016 | FIrestone

To abide by the historical and city guidelines, Larimer/Shannon Group selected a fully adhered Ul...

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Rendering courtesy of seele

November 04, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

2,700 unique glass panels make up the first roof of its kind in Australia.

| October 24, 2016 | Duro-Last

Designers for the project initially thought patching and repairs would be sufficient for the 35-y...

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Venture Construction Group and Mule-Hide Products contributed about 80% of the materials and labor needed to replace the roof of the YMCA of Treasure Coast's SportsWorld facility, which had been damaged by a hail storm but also suffered from years of neglect. Image: Venture Construction Group of Florida.

September 30, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The owner of Venture Construction Group says that caring for his father changed his perspective a...

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