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Lighting Protection Systems

THE IBC ADOPTS NEW LANGUAGE FOR ATTACHING LIGHTENING PROTECTION SYSTEMS ON COMMERCIAL ROOFS SPRI, along with the NFPA members, Lightning Protection Institute, NRCA, NEMA, UL, NFCA, and other stakeholders from the roofing and lightning protection industry, have worked...

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Three Ways Specifiers Are Using DORA

Three Ways Specifiers Are Using DORA

Specifying the right materials and assemblies for commercial roofing systems can be challenging. Between satisfying specific performance and safety requirements, and even with design considerations in place, finding and utilizing the right resources and databases to...

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Roof Drainage Assessment Using 3D Laser Scanning

Roof Drainage Assessment Using 3D Laser Scanning

Figure 1: Example of ponding on building rooftop Ponding is water that remains on a roof surface longer than 48 hours after the termination of the most recent rain event (NRCA). This accumulation of water, caused by the deflection of the roof structure, results in...

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ENERGY STAR Phaseout for Roofing

ENERGY STAR Phaseout for Roofing

In 2019 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced they are sunsetting the ENERGY STAR reflective roof program effective June 1, 2022. Important dates: The ENERGY STAR® roofing program will be phased out by June 1, 2022. The date for program partners,...

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Use Coverboard to Hear That Pin Drop

Use Coverboard to Hear That Pin Drop

As life moves faster and populations increase, noise pollution continues to rise. In buildings near airports, planes flying overhead make it hard to hear anything – teachers talking in classrooms, doctors meeting with patients, business seminars in session, orchestras...

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