Technology Has Changed The Roofing Industry

June 2, 2022

Technology Has Changed The Roofing Industry

Technological advancement has revolutionised many industries, and the roofing industry has not been left unfrequented. Over the past few years, the industry has moved forward in lockstep with technological evolution.

Although the roofing industry has been evolving for centuries, new advancements have revamped the style and material used in the roofing industry. These changes have increased the beauty and elegance of modern buildings while keeping comfort in mind.

There are various new ideas introduced in the industry of roofing, which has increased the comfort of life. Below are some of the most successful innovations which have made our buildings more attractive and convenient.

Green Roofs

Have you ever thought about growing your garden on the roof?

Sounds impossible, right? Not anymore! Thanks to advancements in technology you can now grow as many plants on your roof as you like.

Green roofs were first introduced a few years back. These roofs contain a layer of plants on the top. To prevent water leakage, the layer is protected using waterproof material. It also contains an area in which the plants are grown. The drainage system for water given to plants is also installed on the rooftop so that the roof does not absorb the extra water.

These roofs are famous for providing an eco-friendly atmosphere. In areas where planting is not easy on the land or back yard you can plant on your roof. People are using these roofs to make their homes cool and comfortable as the plants become a barrier between the sun and the rooftop due to which the temperature of the building is decreased.

Green roofs are eco-friendly. They also provide more plantation space, which helps improve the environment. Green roofs are being used for both residential roofing and commercial building roofs.

Solar System Friendly Roofs

Solar systems are being used to provide extra energy to buildings. They are installed on the top of roofs to get the best energy. This becomes an issue if your roof cannot withhold the solar panel or if it does not have enough space to adjust the solar panels on it.

Solar-friendly roofs are specifically introduced for installing solar panels on them. These are specially designed for installing solar panels on them. They are more reliable and have good material to carry solar panels.

There are various designs available for solar roofs which are different in design, style and size but the main purpose of these roofs is the same.

Flat Roofs

Most people still like flat roofs. The modern era of industrial roofing has come up with new flat roof styles. These roofs are specially designed to give a contemporary look to the building. A flat roof is the most favourable roof style for any building, no matter the surroundings.

Flat roofs can be problematic in snow and cold weather, but the situation can be controlled by using good quality material. The roof is kept safe if the constructor uses designs and materials that are suitable for rain and snow.

Cool Roofs

To keep up with the increasing temperatures, cool roofs have been introduced. These are most used in residential roofing. The roofing industry has introduced various materials which keep the roof cool in hot weather.

Roofing shingles made up of cool roofing material are used to prevent the heat from entering the building and keep the temperature lowered. Green roofing is also a kind of cool roofing technique, but has other benefits as well.

Thus, there are various roofing choices available in the roofing industry. Any roofing type can be selected according to the type, budget, requirements, and environment.

About Stahl Roof Systems

Stahl Roof Systems is a commercial and industrial roofing service provider in Edmonton and Alberta. We can provide roofing installation, repair and maintenance services for all types of roofs. Our expert construction engineers can create roof designs with increased attraction and comfortability for your building.

To avail of any of our services contact us today.