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Benefits of Going Green for your Roofing System

The Environmental Protection Agency reports that buildings in the United States are accountable for 39 percent of total energy use, 68 percent of total electricity consumption and 38 percent of carbon dioxide emissions. With that kind of data, it’s no surprise that there is more and more interest in going green with construction and using […]

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Battling Snow and Ice Accumulation on Your Roof

Just when we thought spring was on its way and temperatures would be getting warmer, more snow and ice appeared near our corporate office. As the unrelenting winter weather continues to impact the entire country, it’s important to stay knowledgeable about potential building damage and roof collapse from snow drifts and ice. Every commercial roofing […]

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Garland Roofing Solutions: More than a Material Difference

The roof on your commercial building protects those inside from harsh weather, can help keep heated air where it belongs, protects the structure of your building and so much more. Your commercial roofing solution is worth more than just the price tag on the initial investment. That is why when weighing the options available for […]

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PIMA Updates its QualityMark Program: What Does it Mean for You?

R-value, the measure of insulation’s resistance to heat flow, is a critical factor in choosing insulation, and helps architects, building owners and roofing contractors to accurately determine the insulation’s long-term thermal resistance (LTTR). In an effort to improve the performance of polyisocyanurate products, the Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) has recently updated the QualityMark-certified R-value […]

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Why Garland Supports the REINS Act

  In the last decade alone, the Federal Government has issued nearly 38,000 new rules. The Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration has estimated that the regulatory burden on small businesses in a single sample year (2008) was over $10,585 per employee. The comparable regulatory burden on large businesses was estimated to […]

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Understanding Galvanic Corrosion and How to Avoid it in Metal Roofing

In general construction, particularly in the building cladding industry, contact between two different types of metal should be avoided.  But why is this so important?  The answer is galvanic corrosion, which refers to corrosion induced when two dissimilar materials are coupled in a corrosive electrolyte. More simply put, when two non-similar metals are connected by […]

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