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During this educational webinar titled, Material Shortage and Pricing Volatility: A Facility Manager’s Dilemma, you will learn about the conditions impacting the material supply chain and hear real life stories …
A discussion on the relationship between roofs and photovoltaic systems.
Special Bulletin 2021
To ensure you are managing this asset and related costs effectively, consider executing a pavement management plan for your site.
With a skilled labor shortage and roofing systems becoming more technical in nature, what can we expect in the future?
It’s important to understand the impact change in building occupancy use has on the building’s roof system and structural elements.
Are you responsible for a problematic metal roof and are struggling with differing opinions on the cause of the problem?
Rooftop Solar Webinar Benchmark President Ron Harriman and Joe Cain of Solar Energy Industries Association discuss the growing use of rooftop solar, changes to the I-Codes, and real-world experiences in …
Are the mechanics installing the materials are trained and qualified to install the specific products in your roofing assembly?
New Product development vastly expands number of qualified assemblies
Summary of several revised roofing-related Loss Prevention Data Sheets (LPDS).
Reduce the risk of a roof collapse caused by excessive snow loads
Mike, Elise, Jason and Troy answer questions submitted by facility managers.
Elise Schmidt and Troy Kaiser discuss 6 of the root causes of pavement failure. Both asphalt and concrete pavement is discussed.
Join Andrew and Ben as they discuss how roof design is the critical first step to long term roof performance.
Elise and Troy discuss ways to extend the service life and reduce the risk of total reconstruction for your pavement assets.
Any pavement rehabilitation project, regardless of size, can benefit from employing a construction observation professional.
Andrew, Mike and Jennifer participate in a town hall discussion about roof asset management.
Learn a few tips to maintain your roof assets during COVID-19
Eric and Brad discuss roof evaluations and strategies to reduce cost, extent asset life, and manage risk.
Eric, Andrew, and Troy discuss the impacts of COVID-19.
Troy Kaiser and Elise Schmidt discuss pavement management and three strategies to best manage your pavement assets.
Three partners join the company’s ownership team.
Designing and bidding your pavement project early in the year is essential to ensuring a successful outcome.
Reflection of 42 years in the roof industry
Very Severe Hail Rating
Good roof design starts with identification and evaluation of the project-specific criteria.
Cost benefits to planning ahead.
The importance of a timely and consistent preventive maintenance plan or a structured pavement rehabilitation program.
Factors considered to determine the best past to restore roof.
Four partners join the company’s ownership team.
Managing your pavement assets is the same whether you manage one site or multiple sites.
What strategies can be employed on roofs with solar arrays already in place, or when considering addition of PV over an existing rooftop?
There are a number of variables that play an important role in constructing a proper pavement.
Some common mistakes owners make to ensure pavement performance.
Choosing the right contractor is critical to success of any paving project – as well as an impact on the long-term performance of your new pavement.
The earlier a PMP is begun, the greater the benefits a facility manager will experience when maintaining their pavements.
Geotechnical failures are often the result of not recognizing or adequately evaluating conditions prior to construction of a pavement system.
Roofing Design Standards can be a good starting point, but…
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Installation, Utilization, and Long-Term Benefits
Healthy organizations have minimal politics and confusion, high morale and productivity, and low turnover among good employees.
There are many ways to competitively bid projects – we have found over the years unit price bidding has many advantages.
When you inspect or reinspect a metal roof or investigate a roof leak to determine the source and potential solution, where do you start?
Understand the components of asphalt and best practices in installation.
As the 2017 hurricane season approaches, it seems appropriate to review some basic roof-related preparedness activities.
Roof and Pavement Management Seminar
Is subcontracting of roof-related work bad or out of the ordinary? Are you experiencing more subcontracting on your roofing projects?
The following article outlines the procedures Benchmark follows in developing roof specifications and bidding documents.
Save time, money, and the environment on your next asphalt paving project with full-depth pavement reclamation.
Congratulations to Andrew Reynolds, P.E.
The IBC mandates that a roof’s wind uplift resistance be designed to satisfy the requirements of ASCE-7.
Save time, money and the environment on your next pavement rehabilitation project.
One of the first things most roofing professionals learn is how to take a core sample or core cut.
Begin with the end in mind.
Benchmark, Inc., was profiled by Business Day TV with Terry Bradshaw, highlighting the importance of managing aging roof assets in a school district.
Design, construction and maintenance
Undertaking the “monster project” of roofing over a working paper machine
Reduce your risk of premature pavement failure by installing an underdrain system
Use lifecycle models and cost analysis to raise the ceiling on your roof’s value
Use perpetual pavement to lengthen service life and reduce raw material use