Pitched roof vs. Flat roof side by side.

As a commercial property owner, it can be difficult to decide between the many roofing options available when replacing an existing commercial roof. As more and more homeowners and commercial property owners opt to modernize the look and responsiveness of their roofing systems, an increasing number of properties end up converting their flat roofs to a pitched roof system.

Are you a commercial building owner who is in need of a cost-effective new roof for your property? Read on to learn about the differences between a flat roof vs. a pitched roof.

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Examples of popular roofing materials.

When shopping the market for a new commercial roof, it’s important to keep track of the overall health of your building. Each commercial roof has its advantages and disadvantages, and with the amount of options available out on the market, making a decision can be pretty difficult. There are built up roofing, single ply roofing membranes, metal roofing, pitched or flat roofs and a variety of coatings. It all depends upon the commercial building you have and the best option available for you, the typical climate of the area where your building is, longevity of the roof choice and obviously the impact on energy efficiency. Read more

Aerial of rooftop commercial HVAC system.

Having a safe and functional commercial air conditioning system is necessary for your employees and clients. A commercial HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) project is a major undertaking, and they entail high upfront costs. Given the number of variables that affect the price, your costs could be much higher or lower depending on your property’s needs, whether it’s a recreational building or an office building and if that is smaller or larger also plays a role, it’s much different than a residential HVAC system.

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Roof asset management portal on desktop computer.

Far too often, property managers and facility managers inherit a gigantic list of problems associated with their roof, due to run-until-failure management style. With proactive, planned life cycle roof system management, it is possible to eliminate excessive roof system capital expenditures over the total life of the roof. Depending on the size of the asset portfolio, a programmatic roof management plan could save you lots of money. Roof maintenance can be proactively planned and cost-effective with a roof asset management program, saving building owners time and money over the service life of their roof.

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