Roofing

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about roofing

Project • By Schulte RoofingChurches

The Woodlands Church of Christ

For The Woodlands Church of Christ a commercial roof replacement was designed and installed to join composition shingles and high-performance TPO into a single assembly for roofing in The Woodlands Texas.   BackgroundThe Woodlands Church of Christ is a large 35,346 square-foot building located just off of I45, outside of The Woodlands Roofing office. The church and its structure hold worship services, bible classes, youth lectures, and host special events for the community. Because of its congregation size and the growing surrounding area, the building was originally designed to maximize functional space and allow the congregation to grow. Since its original construction, the needs of the building have changed based on that growth, a... More

Project • By Schulte RoofingPlaygrounds

Bright Football Complex

For Bright Football Complex an agile, multi-team approach to a $20M total renovation for the Texas A&M Football Program that was impacted by hailstorms. To install the new commercial roofing assembly on the complex addition, we deployed a commercial roofing team that specializes in large-scale commercial new construction roofing. Simultaneously, we deployed another College Station roofing team that handled the roof replacement of the complex’s 2-year-old failed assembly. We joined the replacement and new construction together with pavers on the front side of the building to create a new functional courtyard and entrance.   BackgroundTexas A&M’s Bright Football Complex is home to the Texas A&M Football Program... More

Project • By Schulte RoofingHousing

Texas Casual Cottages

Texas Casual Cottages searched for residential roofing and they needed a roofing contractor who could fit their construction process and had a reputation for consistently good work. We successfully synced our staff of roofing company in Brenham for production and installation teams across each project, designing and building each roof.   BackgroundWhether you’re building a weekend retreat or a permanent residence, Texas Casual Cottages, will build your custom home on your land in the country. If you’re looking for a farmhouse, ranch house, or guest cottage, the custom builder can create your one-of-a-kind home with their turnkey approach. This method has simplified the construction process for thousands of homeowners. It... More

Product • By sofSURFACES Inc.duraSTRONG® Rubber Walkway Pads

duraSTRONG® Rubber Walkway Pads

duraSTRONG® Rubber Walkway Pads are a safe, simple and economical utility surface option for roofing membrane protection. Designed for all high-traffic areas, including access doors, roof hatches, HVAC units, and anywhere access is needed to service rooftop equipment, duraSTRONG has you covered. The patented KROSLOCK design connects all tiles together ensuring that they stay in place while increasing ease and speed of installation. By utilizing 100% recycled rubber and performance proven in the harshest climatic conditions, duraSTRONG Walkway Pads provide an extremely durable and economical solution to protect your rooftop from damage due to foot traffic and maintenance work. For nearly three decades we have set the standard for safety... More

Project • By Firestone Building Products EMEAHotels

Terhills Resort by Center Parcs

Located in the North of Belgium near the borders of the Netherlands and Germany, the Terhills Resort was a large undertaking for all parties involved. Not only are the 250 cottages all unique in size and features, the premium holiday park was also built with sustainable initiatives at the forefront. The luxury retreat was fully designed by Dutch agency Zeelenberg Architecture and landscape architect Jean Henkens. A former mining and gravel quarrying site, the resort is built around a stunning natural lake pastured between the trees. © Terhills Resort by Center Parcs The 250 cottages are all unique in shape and size, each tilted in a slightly different direction to provide privacy for its guests. The buildings are made up of circ... More

Product • By Firestone Building Products EMEARESISTA PIR Insulation

RESISTA PIR Insulation

The power of PIR insulation Firestone RESISTA is a high-performance polyisocyanurate (PIR) insulation board laminated on both sides to a gastight multi-layered aluminum-kraft facer (AK) or mineral coated glass fiber facer (MG). It can be installed over wooden, concrete, and metal roof decks, both on new-build and refurbishment projects, regardless of the roof slope (boards are available flat and tapered). RESISTA insulation boards are compatible with a wide variety of waterproofing membranes and adhesives and are suitable for use on mechanically fastened, fully adhered, and ballasted roofing systems.  Firestone RESISTA insulation boards provide outstanding and durable thermal resistance, dimensional stability, and compressive strengt... More

Product • By Firestone Building Products EMEAV-Gard Vapor Control Membrane

V-Gard Vapor Control Membrane

Get more control on the flow of energy Buildings need to be more energy-efficient, which is also driven by regulations. The roof is a large part of the total building envelope and has an important impact on the flow of energy. Vapor control membranes play a very important role in this. Firestone’s V-Gard Vapor Control Membrane is designed to be used as a vapor control layer in Firestone roofing systems. It consists of reinforced aluminum foil with self-adhesive bituminous backing, protected by a release film. The fiberglass reinforcement provides high strength to the membrane, which guarantees excellent mechanical performance.    Why choose Firestone’s V-Gard Vapor Control Membrane? V-Gard provides an excellent va... More

Project • By Firestone Building Products EMEAFactories

Meama Coffee Factory

Whoever said a factory should look grey and dull? The Meama Coffee Factory, gracing the hills around the city of Tbilisi, is a sight to behold. Combining futuristic elements but still abiding by the shape of the surrounding hills, the L-shaped structure features folded exterior concrete walls, angled glazed walls, numerous skylights and atriums and an impressive green roof.  Founded in 2016, the Meama Coffee Factory has quickly risen to become the largest coffee producer in Georgia. The company imports high-quality coffee beans from all over the world to be roasted and grinded to meticulous quality standards, resulting in the finest coffee blends. To ensure a consistent flavor pattern in its premium coffee capsules, Meama felt it was... More

Project • By Firestone Building Products EMEAHousing

Nassauhaven

The Nassauhaven, in the Feijenoord district in Rotterdam, was originally an industrial area for companies that had to be located on waterways and needed a railway connection. In the second half of the 20th century, when road transport became more popular, many companies left the area and the Nassauhaven turned into an unused harbor basin. Light as a feather, yet robust In 2019, Public Domain Architects (PDA) started a first pilot to develop a neighborhood of 18 houses floating on the Nassauhaven’s tidal water. The houses were designed to be future-proof, sustainable and great to live in. In crowded cities such as Rotterdam, where there is limited space and a growing demand for quality housing, this project presented itself as a very... More

Project • By Firestone Building Products EMEAOffices

Cougnaud Campus

French company specialized in industrial modular buildings chose Firestone’s RubberGard EPDM membrane to waterproof the roof of the ‘Cougnaud Campus’ on the west of France. With an area of ​​5,000 m², the prefabricated modular building houses Cougnaud Construction’s 250 employees since January 2019 and is a true manifesto in favor of eco-responsible construction.    Why RubberGard EPDM ? Cougnaud Construction imagined a new generation roof that would contribute to the reduction of the building’s overall carbon footprint. With a service life of more than 50 years, Cougnaud was convinced to use RubberGard EPDM thanks to its compatibility with green and photovoltaic systems and its chemical inert... More

Project • By Nordic Copper from Aurubis FinlandIndividual Buildings

Font House

Gluckman Smith Architects’ Font House project – announced as an RIBA Regional Awards winner – is defined by its palette of high quality materials, including pre-weathered brass copper roofing. Font House is located within a historic walled garden in the grounds of Grade I listed Nevill Holt Hall in Leicestershire, UK. The new house and landscaped garden provide discreet entertainment space, supporting Nevill Holt’s Opera festival, and is at the heart of the owner’s vision of breathing new life into a historic country estate. The design takes on a symmetrical form with the composed presence of a pavilion. A large central reception space is framed by two simple bedrooms that project beyond the central mass of t... More

Project • By Firestone Building Products EMEAApartments

La Petite Halle

Faced with global warming and increasingly demanding local regulations, the mindsets home owners are changing. They want to move into houses that respect the environment and are energy efficient without sacrificing architectural quality. French architect Jean-Marc Proche and property developer Karine Maury sought to develop passive housing built from a polystyrene/concrete formwork system. Three years ago, they embarked on the design and marketing of an eco-responsible neighborhood project. In 2018, a first program named “La Petite Halle” was set up 50 km north of Paris, in Luzarches. Delivered at the beginning of 2020, it accommodates 16 apartments and two bungalows connected with 18 garages in wooden structure. Each house has... More

Product • By Firestone Building Products EMEAFIRESTONE ULTRAPLY™ TPO

FIRESTONE ULTRAPLY™ TPO

Premium quality since 1996 Thermoplastic PolyOlefin (TPO) roofing membranes are among the fastest growing commercial roofing products in the market. However, not all TPO membranes are the same. With an unchanged formulation since 1996, Firestone Building Products’ UltraPly TPO thermoplastic roofing membrane is the smart choice when looking for a light colored, environmentally friendly roofing solution. It combines aesthetics with strong resistance to UV radiation, heat, weathering and outstanding seam strength.   Why choose UltraPly TPO?UltraPly TPO is compounded using a proper balance of flexible polyolefin polymers, high quality UV, heat and ozone stabilizers, antioxidants, non-halogenated fire retardants and pigments. The... More

Product • By Firestone Building Products EMEAFIRESTONE RUBBERGARD™ EPDM

FIRESTONE RUBBERGARD™ EPDM

EPDM roofing solution for a superior result Single-ply waterproofing systems have been steadily gaining market share. Outstanding durability, ease of installation, and ability to optimize the energy efficiency of buildings while minimizing their environmental impact are key factors behind this trend. Firestone Building Products’ RubberGard EPDM roofing membrane ticks all these boxes. RubberGard EPDM is a single-ply waterproofing membrane for flat and low slope roofs of commercial, industrial and residential buildings. It offers outstanding durability, resilience and adaptability to current and future building needs. The installation of RubberGard EPDM is flame-free, making onsite working conditions safer. Being a single-ply membran... More

Project • By Coussée & Goris ArchitectenUrban Green Spaces

Het Zwin Nature center

The bird and nature reserve ‘Het Zwin’ is a protected nature area between Flanders and the Netherlands. The assignment included the redesign of the existing natural park and the creation of a new visitor center.The authentic maritime landscape with its sand dunes, mud flats and salt marshes, modelled by the sea breeze, consists mainly of wavy lines. Within this wavy landscape COUSSÉE & GORIS architects constructed abstract linear volumes as anchors in the landscape. These architectural interventions consist of a series of parallel lines, that on one hand structure the landscape and on the other hand shelter as wind screens in the Zwin area. They also create a fluent transition between th... More