Roofs


Roof vents at Kansas State University

Facilities

Raising the Roof at Kansas State

A renovation that included the repair of storm damage to the roof of McCain Auditorium on the campus of Kansas State University was a coordinated effort that required the replacement of custom-fabricated smoke vents.

The new middle school located in Missouri City will include about 90,000 square feet of solar panels on the roof and overhangs.

Green Schools

Net-Zero Middle School to Be Built Outside of Houston

A new middle school, just outside of Houston, will have a net zero design, meaning the building will produce as much energy as it consumes.

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

A Prescription for Healthy Roofs

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to roof maintenance.

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

My Roof's Got a Hole In it...

Each roof leak is an opportunity to fail. As always, planning for all possible alternatives in advance will pay dividends in the future.

Re-Roof Protocol

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Is There a Better Re-Roof Protocol?

To everything there is a season, and now is the time to begin planning for summer re-roofs. Have you started?

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

What's Up With the Roof?

Out of sight, out of mind should not apply to your facilities' roofs. Attention to evaluating, maintaining, repairing, and ultimately replacing your roofing systems is vital to avoiding unexpected expenses and possible catastrophic damage.



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Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Finding the Right Roof

school roof installation

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Weather or Not?

Maintaining watertight roofs is an ongoing challenge for many facilities professionals. In seeking advice from experts all over the country, their lessons learned were in several categories.

Leaky roof

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Is the Roof Leaking?

Leaky roofs can lead to expensive damage to facilities. Early detection of roof leaks can save headaches and dollars. Here is a look at various methods of leak detection for commercial roofing systems.

Lynn Camp Elementary School

Impact on Learning

Lynn Camp Elementary School

Photovoltaic Roof

Maintenance & Operations

Largest K-12 Photovoltaic Roof Top Solar System in Virginia

Facilities

The Impact of Roof Color on Schools' Energy Efficiency

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Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The End of Worst First - Roofs in Transition

Just like everything else in education, technology and new methodologies are changing the traditional approach to roof management.

Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy

Impact on Learning

Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Metal Roofing - a Durable and Sustainable Option

Choosing the Right Roof

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Choosing the Right Roof

Here's what school administrators need to know about choosing the right roof and ensuring it performs effectively.

Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy

Impact on Learning

Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy

Roofs Bearing Weight

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Roofs: Bearing the Weight of a New Job

Today's roofs are often expected to bear the weight of physical components that contribute to sustainability efforts. Here's what you need to know when planning for these features.

School Building Costs

How to Cut the Cost of Your New School Building

It's anti-intuitive, but raising the initial cost of a new school or other capital purchase can reduce total cost of ownership.

Facilities (Managing Assets)

Roofs

What is hanging over your head?

School Roofs Aren

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

School Roofs Aren't What They Used To Be

Sustainable, teachable roofs are beginning to replace asphalt and black membrane roofs.

School Roofs

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Out of Sight...

...out of mind. That's what most people -- facility managers included -- think about their roofs, until there’s a problem. Informed choices and diligent maintenance could extend the usefulness of one of your school's biggest assets. Can you stretch the life your roof 20 years or beyond?