RCMA Releases White Paper: Cutting Peak Electrical Demand with Reflective Roof Coatings

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) has recently published a white paper addressing the role and impact of reflective roof coatings in mitigating peak energy demand. Developed in collaboration with Jim Hoff, TEGNOS Research Inc., this paper provides a comparative overview of base use and peak demand of electricity and shares information on how to […]

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Five Commercial Roof Maintenance Best Practices for Building Owners and Managers

Proper design, appropriate materials and correct installation are the base of a commercial roof that adequately protects your business. Having a solid plan for commercial roof maintenance and repairs is critical in keeping your roof strong. Signs of damage to your commercial roof can be as subtle as water spots on interior ceilings or as […]

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Surface Prep Prior to Coating Your Existing Roof

By Scott Gayle National Sales Manager–American WeatherStar “The devil is  in the details” is a fitting quotation to use when it comes to surface preparation prior to coating your existing roof. We have all heard this familiar saying, and it is one I use frequently with contractors. Just like any other venture, if you plan […]

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Ure-A-Sil vs. Texas Hailstorm

All content for this article was provided by Bobby Norrell of Casualty Consulting Group. Casualty Consulting Group  (888) 611-5501  www.casualtycg.com The following article is a powerful testament to the strength of the American WeatherStar Ure-A-Sil System. While we cannot guarantee a system against severe hail, we are confident the Ure-A-Sil system is the strongest fluid-applied system […]

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American WeatherStar’s Foam Gard System
Stands the Test of Time

A Brilliant Solution to a Unique Problem In January 2014, CoatingsProMag.com published an article about the unique challenges the team at Pro Set, Inc. encountered while coating an 11,000-square-foot roof at the Grace Plaza shopping center in Bridge City, Texas. “…he figured it would be pretty much the same as any other roof coating project. He was […]

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Safety Spotlight

PLEASE STAY SAFE ON THE ROOF American WeatherStar takes safety very seriously. We strongly urge contractors to follow all OSHA guidelines concerning safety, especially on ladders. PLEASE STAY SAFE ON THE ROOF! Falls from elevation are a leading cause of death in the construction industry, and labor statistics indicate that the number of fatalities and injuries from […]

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How to Establish a Roof Maintenance Program

The most important reason for establishing a roof maintenance program is to protect the capital investment of a new roof. Proper roof maintenance will not only add years to the life of a roof, it will also uncover problems before a roof leak wets insulation, creates mold and damages the interior of the building. Fortunately, […]

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The Variances in Roof System Warranties – Part 2

When it comes to warranties at American WeatherStar, our first goal is clarity.  All too often in the commercial roofing industry we see ambiguous wording within warranties.  We know most building owners will only go through a commercial roof purchase a few times in their professional lives.  Most buyers only focus on the number of years […]

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The Variances in Roof System Warranties – Part 1

When it comes to warranties at American WeatherStar, our first goal is clarity.  All too often in the commercial roofing industry we see ambiguous wording within warranties.  We know most building owners will only go through a commercial roof purchase a few times in their professional lives.  Most buyers only focus on the number of years […]

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How Can Roof Coatings Save You Money

Tax & Energy Savings Receive up to $.60/sf based on total project (roof and/or walls) when you can show a reduction in energy consumption of 10% or more. The customer will need an energy calculation and a compliance statement for their file. We can assist with providing this documentation. Expense Deduction Year One Roof and […]

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