PROJECT PROFILE – Southwest Research Institute

Southwest Research Institute, SWRI Building B87 Here is the story of the building roof that had it all and the happy ending it deserved! This particular gravel roof is on one of hundreds of structures at a 1200-acre research facility.  It had all the familiar challenges but amplified.  The ponding water was deeper, the gravel […]

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PROJECT PROFILE – Youth Detention Center

  Original roof assembly: Multiple systems; BUR Cap Sheet, EPDM & Modified Bitumen. A great story about weather, high altitude, multiple substrates, and the perfect problem solving solution. Project Challenges This New Mexico project had multiple roof elevations with leaking roofs that had little roof life remaining. With time constraints, the project was started in […]

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PROJECT PROFILE – Pacific Design Center

Something about Rocks and Glass Houses and a Worn Out Roof. Project Challenges – With the all-glass construction of the Pacific Design Center combined with lack of access, not to mention the additional cost and danger of tearing off a coal tar pitch substrate, this job needed all the experts. With all the gravel roofs […]

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PROJECT PROFILE – 600 W. Broadway, San Diego

This is such a special project in so many ways.  First, of all it’s a roof at street level.  Second, it looks so interesting. What do you do with a roof that downtown San Diego Street traffic sees?  You do your best to make it aesthetically pleasing.  This 6000 square foot roof is on the […]

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PROJECT PROFILE – Reno Sparks Convention Center

Roof Consultant:  Benchmark Roof and Pavement Consultants Contractor:  D&D Roofing and Sheet Metal Sparks, Nevada  Job location:  Reno, Nevada Original roof assembly:  TPO Duration: 4 weeks Products Used: Western Colloid #298, #720, #800, Polyester Fabric. Specification SM-2p XE Objective – Provide the convention center with a cool, sustainable, watertight, FM approved roof. The Reno-Sparks Convention […]

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