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Tudor in the Tetons: Architect Mitch Blake Gives His Tudor Home a Modern Twist

A 1980s Tudor gets a fresh face and some skillful additions to modernize it while... More

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Green roofing's opportunity may be cool for school

For roofing professionals, green roofs and rooftop PVs involve completely new technologies, and education remains a hurdle to winning. Here are a couple of not-to-miss training opportunities if your company has its eye on these emerging markets More

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Cool roofs become a roofing hot button

A recent article in the popular press takes to task the energy-saving claims of cool roofing. Yet it's hard not to see the brazen denouncements of cool roofing put forth here as a ploy to maintain the market for dark-colored single-ply roofing. While it's true the energy savings are limited in cooler climates, the benefits of installing reflective roofing extend beyond energy savings, and only in the very coldest of U.S. cities (e.g. Anchorage, Alaska) should cool roofs be avoided. More

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Will Homeowners Fork Over The Green For Green Roofing?

Ralph Plotke is vice president of Roof Services, a commercial and residential roofing company on Long Island, N.Y. REPLACEMENT CONTRACTOR caught up with him recently, between sales calls, to discuss the subject of green roofing. More

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Green Roofing Saves Homeowners Money

Green is a great sell in commercial roofing, but what about for residential roofing? More

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Service Calls Boost Business

Service calls can be a profit center, a lead source, and an image builder. More

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Green Incentives

BOWA puts its money where its mouth is with an incentive program for energy-efficient upgrades. More

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