10 Reasons to use an insulation coating

10 Reasons to use an insulation coating   There are many benefits to using an insulation coating as you would imagine. Here’s a sample.   Increased lease rates Increased asset value Very low maintenance Lower overhead/Higher profits Improved building performance Improves indoor comfort Extends the life of the surface Reduced peak power demand Improved energy […]

Cool roofs cut energy consumption year-round according to Concordia University researcher

Montreal, Canada, May 31, 2016 — As the summer heats up, so do cities. That’s true not just for hot places like Los Angeles and Phoenix, but also for cooler capitals like Ottawa and Reykjavik. Regardless of latitude, urban temperatures are typically several degrees higher than those of nearby suburban and rural areas. The resulting “heat islands” mean increased discomfort, […]

6 influences for exterior paint life

719.641.5043   There are too many specific reasons for paint failure to go into them here. Ask for my “Visual Paint Inspection Guide” for that. There you will find 22 causes for exterior and interior paint imperfections and failures. Today’s discussion is to give you some general guides for paint longevity. Consider each of these […]

Cool roof coatings are more appropriate for cities like Colorado Springs

Green and cool roofs provide relief for hot cities, but should be sited carefully Ashish Sharma, University of Notre Dame More than half of the world’s population lives in cities, and the United Nations projects that this share will rise to 70 percent by 2050. During the daytime, these expanding urban areas absorb more solar […]

Failing Infrastructure expected to cost US nearly $4 trillion in GDP by 2025

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has released it’s report on the American infrastructure, www.infrastructurereportcard.org. They rated 16 categories of infrastructure on an A – F grade scale. America’s national grade was a D+. ASCE asserts that over the next decade, U.S. families will lose an average of $3,400 per year because of inefficiencies that […]