An image of a metal roof, one of the eco-friendly roofing options.

Now more than ever before, eco-friendly roofing is available to the masses, and the motivation to install a more energy-efficient roof is at an all-time high. With benefits like reduced electricity costs and more efficient heating and cooling, it’s no wonder that the demand for this type of roofing has increased so significantly in popularity.

There are many different sustainable roofing types out there, each with advantages and disadvantages. So, here is your list of the most popular and efficient eco-friendly options. It’s important that before you decide whether or not to get a new roof installed, you understand which type of roofing is best for you.

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Roofing contractors performing metal roof restoration.

Metal roof systems are known for being a durable, long-lasting commercial roofing option – but, nothing lasts forever.

That said, damage doesn’t need to mean a full-blown roof replacement. Sometimes, metal roof restoration can save your existing roof.

How do you determine if it’s the right route to go? Before you invest in a new roof, get some professional insight on what to look for.

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A thick dictionary with the words “commercial roofing terminology” on the cover.

It can be hard to keep up with commercial roofing terminology if you aren’t part of the roofing industry. But, when it comes time to replace your roofing material (or you need to make repairs), it’s essential to know the meaning behind specific roofing terms.

We can help. Below, we break down all the terms – in their proper categories – so you can easily find what you need to know. Make sure your new roof is the right fit for you or that your existing roof is being taken care of in the right way.

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A split image of the different kinds of single-ply roofing membranes such as TPO, EPDM, and PVC.

Your commercial building is your most important asset – it keeps your products, equipment, and employees safe. Without it, daily operations just wouldn’t be possible.

So, when you need a trusted new roof, single-ply roofing systems are a popular choice among business owners. But, is it the right fit for you?

If you’re looking to replace your existing roof and don’t know the difference between commercial roofing systems, you’re in the right place. We’ll break down the ins and outs of single-ply membrane roofing systems so you can see if it’s a good fit for your next roof.

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Industrial roof after a repair.

In the year 2022, about 114.8 billion dollars was invested in the construction of commercial properties. If your business was one of them, then you already know the hassle of getting a new roof replacement for your building.

Using the correct roofing material, practicing proper maintenance and repairing roof leaks and other issues when needed can save your business multiple headaches (and money). Learn all about industrial roof repair in this detailed beginner’s guide.

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A roofing contractor assisting with a commercial solar power installation.

If you’re trying to cut energy costs, installing solar panels on your commercial building might be a great way to go. You could reduce your carbon footprint while potentially generating some money through lower electricity bills and net metering programs. However, the upfront cost can be high, and the process could damage your commercial roof if not done correctly.

If you’re hesitant about committing to commercial solar power installation or feel you need a little more information before you do so, we can help.

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Heat cables installed along the edge of a roof as a means of ice dam prevention.

Ice dams are a common problem for climates that regularly reach freezing temperatures. Ice dams form along the edges of your roof after heavy snowfall. After the snow melts, the  meltwater gathers along the edge of the roof and refreezes when temperatures cool. You may think you can just wait for when the ice melts again – but this can be a huge mistake. Ice dam formation can wreck the health of your commercial roof if left alone.

Ice dam prevention and removal are essential to keep your business safe and functional during the colder months. If you have an ice dam problem, you have to move fast or you risk major damage to your commercial building.

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A roofing contractor conducting a regular commercial roof inspection.

Yes. If you want your flat roof to last, that is.

While you may be trying to save some money now by missing a commercial roof inspection or two, it could end up costing you a ton in repairs or even a complete roof replacement later.

Regular roof maintenance is crucial to keeping your roof in good condition. While you may think everything is fine, your drainage system and roof need to be checked out regularly to protect them from major damage.

What kind of damage? Let us fill you in.

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A split image showing different industrial roof types side-by-side.

Need to find the best material for your commercial flat roof but aren’t sure which to choose? While asphalt shingle roofs are the standard for residential buildings, there are many roofing options on the market for commercial properties; making sure you’ve got the right fit can be difficult.

The most common types of roofing solutions have their own strengths and weaknesses. You have to consider the weather, your available budget, and other factors unique to your business. While no one can tell you what roofing system is best for your building without seeing it first, we can help you out by going over the pros and cons of the most common industrial roof types, and give you some advice on picking the right one.

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A solar panel system taking in direct sunlight and converting it into clean energy.

Has the rise in energy costs hurt your bottom line? As energy bills keep rising, it may be time to consider commercial solar panels. But can solar panels take care of all your business’s energy needs? How much energy does a commercial solar panel produce?

The amount of energy your system can produce depends on what type of solar panel system you have and how big your system is. That may sound complicated but don’t worry. We’ll break it all down so you can figure out the potential power output you could get from switching to renewable energy.

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