Tech Notes

Moisture barriers along window and door openings

All of windows, door and vents/louvres openings should be treated with a water-vapor barrier. Some of the more common moisture...

What is R-value as it relates to building insulation

A buildings R-value is a determination of its energy efficiency, essential to its comfort level. There are various types of...

Parapet Coping

Most commercial buildings designed with flat roofing and a terrace have an edge parapet along with an aluminum coping or...

Rolled Roofing

A 2-4 ply rolled roof surface will show signs of breakdown and deterioration within 5 years of its original installation...

Forced Warm Air Life Expectancy

To confirm the age of a forced warm air unit, refer to the manufacturer’s label along the exterior or interior...