Benefits of Cool Roofing

Cools roofs were designed to reflect sunlight, using solar-reflective surfaces to achieve and maintain lower roof temperatures. This reflectance is achieved through alteration of the surface to reflect the visible, infrared, and ultraviolet wavelengths of sunlight. These surfaces are also designed to deliver a high thermal emittance. Cool roofs are no longer limited to white. … Continue reading

Closed-Loop Manufacturing

Of course, we’ve been talking about all the environmental benefits of PVC roofing – including closed-loop manufacturing. But what exactly is it? The OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) of the PVC roofing system takes responsibility for the loop process.  In this process post-consumer waste (old pvc roofs, scrap, waste from other manufacturers, etc) are taken and … Continue reading

Quality Solutions

LaFerney Commercial Roofing, after more than 35 years in business still installs high quality flat roofing. The link below takes you to our newest commercial.    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnszQ1GoyhM

Maintenance Inspections: Some Helpful Tips

  Maintenance inspections can help extend the life of a roof through routine care and early detection of potential problems.  This is not only good practice with any capital investment, but can also help stretch already tight budgets just a bit farther.  A maintenance inspection is only successful if properly performed and documented.  Damages must be … Continue reading

Life-Cycle Cost Worksheet

Life-Cycle Costing can seem difficult.  Click the link below for a handy worksheet to help estimate the total life-cycle costs for roofing systems you are considering. LaFerney_LifeCycle_Cost_Worksheet The items in sections 1 and 5 should be found in the scope of work area of your estimate. Please check with the contractor for sections 2 and … Continue reading

Parapet Wall done right…

A spiffy looking parapet wall installed by LaFerney Commercial Roofing.

Warranties and Inspections: Manufacturer vs. Contractor

There are two basic types of warranties. Those issues by the manufacturer and those issued by the contractor. Granted, there are many, many warranty options, but warranties are generally issued by one of the two parties above.  Terms and specifications of the warranty are determined by the issuer. That party is also responsible for any … Continue reading

Flat roofs are beautiful.

    This is one of my favorite photos of our work  with the sun setting into the mountains of East Tennessee from the vantage point of a flat roof.  This single-ply PVC membrane roofing system was an excellent choice for this facility as well.  The problems the business experienced with the past roof were … Continue reading

Life-Cycle Costing

Consumers following the sustainability trend may miss the mark. Even the most energy-efficient roof can prove to be a poor decision if it exhibits decreased longevity or high maintenance costs.  With the current economic state, building owners may only look at the initial up-front costs. Consumers need to look at the actual life-cycle cost of … Continue reading

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