Roofing Fasteners and How They Affect Insulation Thermal Performance

Roofing Fasteners and How They Affect Insulation Thermal Performance

Until now, there has been surprisingly little research into the overall thermal impact of the fasteners that penetrate roofing insulation. A recent study shows that even relatively conservative use of fasteners creates enough thermal bridging between the roof deck and the insulation to substantially reduce the overall thermal performance of the building envelope.

Guest blogger Eric K. Olson, P.E. explains his research (Olson, Saldanha, and Hsu, “Thermal Performance Evaluation of Roofing Details to Improve Thermal Efficiency and Condensation Resistance,” ASTM Roofing Research and Systems and Standards Development, Vol 8, STP 1590, ASTM International, November 2015)

Introduction

Thermal insulation in roofing systems plays a substantial role in th

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RoofersCoffeeShop.com Launches New Interactive Roofing Directory

RoofersCoffeeShop.com Launches New Interactive Roofing Directory

Find more products and services on this new roofing directory

RoofersCoffeeShop.com (RCS), the place where the industry meets for technology, information and everyday business announces the launch of a new interactive directory.  Doing business digitally is the future of the industry and the Coffee Shop just made it easier to connect customers with products and services in the RCS Interactive Directory.

The RCS Interactive Directory offers roofing contractors an easy way to find out more about products and services that are important to their business.  With a wide range of roofing manufacturers, distributors and services in the directory, contractors can find everything from l

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See DuPont™ Tyvek® Building Envelope Innovations at PCBC

See DuPont™ Tyvek® Building Envelope Innovations at PCBC

Visit DuPont at their PCBC booth #316 to see the company’s newest building product solutions.

On June 28 – 29, 2017, DuPont™ will exhibit at the PCBC Show at the San Diego Convention Center. The company will be featuring innovations that protect the whole house from the rooftop down. Visit them at booth #316: they’ve got the whole house covered!

RoofersCoffeeShop.com Welcomes JOBPROGRESS

RoofersCoffeeShop.com Welcomes JOBPROGRESS

JOBPROGRESS is the must-have business productivity platform for all roofing contractors.

RoofersCoffeeShop.com, the place where the industry meets for technology, information and everyday business is pleased to welcome JOBPROGRESS. This software helps roofing contractors take charge of their business by offering an easy-to-use productivity platform with tools to manage business workflows, field operations, job workflows customer relationships and business development.

Contractors using JOBPROGRESS benefit from increased efficiency and productivity, higher revenue per project and improved customer satisfaction. The platform features a fully customizable job and workflow manager, a customer relationship manager, quick estimating, quoting and scheduling, dashboard work centers, remote access to the business, safe cloud storage, employee

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