This year marks the 60th anniversary of Monolithic Membrane 6125®, the original hot fluid-applied rubberized asphalt membrane. MM6125® created a better way to protect commercial buildings, establishing a new category and becoming the standard in the industry.
Garden roofs - lovely, functional, and blooming with seasonal colors - have been sprouting on a growing number of rooftops for the last several decades. Today, rooftops are blooming with new versions of these high-rise gardens.
Charlottesville’s Center of Developing Entrepreneurs (CODE) is a beguiling chameleon, created to foster the growth of new local businesses while also engaging its community.
Uber Headquarters, designed by SHoP Architects, is the ride-sharing company's first ground-up building. Sited near public transportation, the project prioritizes the temperate climate of San Francisco and engages with pedestrians. The 423,000-square-foot project includes an 11-story tower and a six-story structure connected by two crisscrossing skybridges with a landscaped park underneath.
Architects and commercial building owners can achieve improved R-values from their roofing systems using an American Hydrotech, Inc.® Protected Membrane Roof assembly featuring Styrofoam™ Brand Plazamate™ XR Foam Insulation.
Blue, Green, and Blue Green Roofs:
There are several types of green roofs. Factors that can influence what type is used vary depending on the owner’s intent for the use of the roof, the roof’s structural capacity, weight, and the expected maintenance of the plants.
From its humble beginnings in 2011, Uber has rocketed to the top of the technology food chain and now provides a global platform that is driven by the mission to help people get anywhere and get anything. A big part of Uber’s mission, too, is sustainability. Specifically, the company is committed to becoming a fully electric, zero-emission platform by 2040 as a way of tackling the challenge o
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC), the North American industry association for green roofs and walls, is excited to announce that American Hydrotech is the winner of a new award presented to companies and non-profits that have provided support for the development of the green roof and wall industry for more than ten years: the GRHC Corporate Member Legacy Award!
John Hamati, director of technical services for American Hydrotech Inc., says the term ballast often refers to stone as the ballast, but it’s not necessarily exclusive to stone. “A ballasted roof will have the membrane installed first onto the approved substrate, then followed by the XPS Styrofoam insulation and then the proper overburden,” Hamati says.
June 1, 2022 - Chicago
The very best in waterproofing and expansion joint technology can now be warranted together for up to 20 years!
In roofing assemblies for low-slope concrete roof decks, Protected Membrane Roofs set the bar for cost savings, labor efficiency, and roof life span among other advantages.
SoFi Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers, is the first indoor-outdoor stadium to be constructed and is currently the NFL’s largest, at 3.1 million sq.ft. The $5 billion stadium can seat a maximum of 100,000 guests, and includes 12 club spaces, a 6,000-seat performance venue, a 2-1/2 acre covere