The seventh ancient wonder of the world, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, may be one of the world’s first documented green roofing systems, at least poetically if not literally. The Hanging Gardens have also been described as an engineering marvel as well. Resembling a massive green mountain, the gardens built in a series of ascending terraces oriented similarly to an
One of the biggest threats to the management of a building portfolio is water infiltration; a problem that is also the leading cause of construction litigation in North America. A challenge frequently connected to the most costly expense a building owner will most likely ever facilitate. And that process is roofing replacement. Involving a certified roofing
Why a Corporate Profile? There is nothing harder than speaking about yourself and promoting your skills. At least I have that mentality, and a few folks around me also say the same. But it has to be done as no-one else is going to do it for me. And if I don’t do it, no-one
The tragedy of Grenfell Tower in London, England is not that the exterior cladding was so flammable, it was that they did not have a baseline fire code that demanded sprinkler systems in buildings more than three stories. In Ontario all residential and commercial facilities must have an operational sprinkler system working in every room.
Welcome to my inaugural blog post for Roof-Tek Consulting & Design. In fact, it is my first blog post ever. My wife is a designer-marketer slash blogger, and she convinced me blogging is an excellent tool for building client relationships. She says there is no better way to promote a “learning space” on business and the