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2014-07-09 23:11:48

New financial model opens traditionally-difficult markets, execs say Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Stuart Wiston, President of New Wind Energy Solutions in Nashville, stood atop the roof on Eugenia Ave. in Southeast Nashville and looked out over the expanse of 250 solar panels which now produce power that helps the building owner, CB Ragland, offset their electricity costs. This solar project, however, is unlike any other in Nashville or most of the United States. Besides...

2014-05-27 08:22:30

Pilot will help inform larger-scale projects and cool surface policies in India WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new pilot project will use cool surfaces and other energy-efficient technologies in low-income housing in Jasdan, India, to help cool the homes and lower residents' energy bills. The Clean Energy Ministerial's Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) Cool Roofs and Pavements Working Group is supporting the pilot project in collaboration with...

2014-05-22 16:22:09

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A national study conducted in Mexico has found that switching to cool roofs could help commercial and residential buildings realize typical energy savings of around 7% and 18%, respectively. The study was conducted as part of a comprehensive "Cool Roofs Action Plan" developed through support from the Clean Energy Ministerial's Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) and adopted by Mexico's National Commission on Energy...

2014-04-18 23:01:01

With the expansion of the HERO program into Orange County and soon Los Angeles County, Chandler’s Roofing has become a registered HERO Program contractor, providing additional financing resources for cool roofing and solar projects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Southern California’s leading roofing and solar contractor, Chandler’s Roofing, announced today the roll-out of the HERO financing program for their Southern California Customers. The HERO program directly impacts...

2014-04-16 23:09:04

RoofPoint Excellence In Design awards distinguish best in design and installation of long lasting, energy efficient, and environmentally friendly roofing systems. Canton, MA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Sika Corporation roofing membranes were installed on five out of eight RoofPoint™ Excellence in Design Award winning buildings for 2013. RoofPoint is the voluntary, consensus-based green rating system developed industry-wide by The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing to recognize...

Reducing Warming Caused By Urban Expansion
2014-03-12 13:16:04

Cheryl Dybas, National Science Foundation Punxsutawney Phil's Groundhog Day prediction may have called for six more weeks of winter, but the first day of spring is now around the corner. After a long season of snow and ice across the US and around the world, warmer weather will likely be greeted with open arms. In a hotter world, however, the bloom may quickly be off the rose. Cities: The new deserts? When we think about the most sizzling locations on the planet, we often...

Research Reveals Give And Take Of Urban Temperature Mitigating Technologies
2014-02-10 12:14:36

Arizona State University Life in a warming world is going to require human ingenuity to adapt to the new realities of Earth. Greenhouse-gas induced warming and megapolitan expansion are both significant drivers of our warming planet. Researchers are now assessing adaptation technologies that could help us acclimate to these changing realities. But how well these adaptation technologies – such as cool roofs, green roofs and hybrids of the two – perform year round and how this...

2013-11-13 23:22:48

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Roofing Market. London (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 US demand to rise 3.5% annually through 2017 US demand for roofing is projected to rise 3.5 percent annually to 268 million squares in 2017. This is a rebound from the declines seen between 2007 and 2012 when demand fell as a result of a steep drop in building construction. Going forward, increases in building construction expenditures will spur gains for roofing. Roofing...

2013-08-21 23:27:08

Chandler’s Roofing has long retired their low-slope roofing kettles and moved almost entirely to modern, Energy Star rated, single-ply PVC roofing membranes. This shift has allowed the company to hit a significant milestone for Los Angeles and Orange County roofers with a half-million square feet of installed IB Roof Systems. San Pedro, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Since 1942, Chandler’s Roofing has remained at the forefront of modern roofing applications in Los Angeles and Orange...

2013-07-02 23:22:32

Throughout the nation summer temperatures are reaching record levels and if your home or business isn’t prepared, you could be spending way too much money trying to cool off. Premier Roofing, Ltd. in Orlando installs energy saving standing metal seam roofs that can help reduce temperatures by up to 33 percent. (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Summer time is in full swing and in certain parts of the country the heat has really been cranked up. As the hum of AC compressors sing in unison throughout...


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