Designing an addition to any Frank Lloyd Wright building is a daunting architectural challenge. So when a 7,000-square-foot green roof was installed on a 20,000-square-foot addition to the First Unitarian Meeting House in Madison, Wis., it took a joint effort by a Wisconsin-based architecture firm and a Michigan-based horticultural company.
There’s a new water-based coating on the market that is taking roofs and building envelopes by storm. It’s called Kynar Aquatec, a platform of emulsions developed by Philadelphia-based Arkema Inc. What this new coating is doing is raising industry standards for durability and performance of water-based roof coatings.
The biggest roofing
show of the year - the International Roofing Expo - got off to an auspicious
start Tuesday when the scheduled keynote speaker, NBA Hall of Famer Bill
Walton, was given doctor’s orders not to travel because of a bad back.
Basketball Hall of Famer and Emmy-winning broadcaster Bill
Walton will be the keynote speaker at the International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas on Feb. 3 where
he is sure to grab the attention of the thousands of roofers who are looking
for a winning formula in the industry.