Free Lecture: Sustainable Roofing? There’s an App for That!

It would be great to be able to sell the latest energy and environmental features of modern commercial roofing systems, but it can be a challenge to find tools that help you quantify the benefits for your clients and customers. How much energy will the roof save – or produce? What’s the best investment in terms […]

A New Energy Calculator for Roofing Professionals

For the roofing professional seeking to compare the energy-savings potential of different roofing systems, many well-designed calculators are available to help. Currently, you can find a wide variety of (mostly free) web-based calculators to evaluate almost every element of roof-related energy, including roof thermal insulation, “cool” roof surfaces, air/moisture movement, rooftop solar power, and skylight […]

‘Commercial Roofing Boot Camp’: A new online workshop from Jim Hoff, ARW Magazine, and HeatSpring

Jim Hoff is the VP of research at the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (The Center) and a longtime industry executive. This spring, he’s teaching a ten-week, advanced design course online for 50 professionals.  It’s a details-oriented design course that combines video lessons, reading assignments, and hands-on calculations and homework. Dr. Hoff says: “There’s […]