Simple Solutions to Complex Roofing Problems: Black vs. White Roofing 

In this era of continued rising energy costs and concerns about the environment, choosing the right roofing system is often a complex problem that contractors, architects, and building owners face. The old rule of thumb when choosing between black and white roofing was “white is always right”, but now, empirical data is causing many authoritative […]

MY ROOF NEEDS TO LAST HOW LONG?!

How long do you depreciate a roof? Under current law, the roof depreciation life schedule for commercial roofs is 39 years, even though the lifespan of said roof is 17 years. That gap makes it difficult, nearly impossible, for businesses to recover investments in roofing systems. Because of this, the team at NIR recommends taking […]

Snow Melts, Leaks Felt!

As temperatures fluctuate during winter and spring, flat roof leaks from winter snow can become a major concern. Commercial roofs are prone to leaks and water damage that halt business operations, and when left unattended can result in emergency roof repair. Learn how to reduce your risk of roof leak from winter snow, and contact […]