Landmarks Preservation

The Benefits of Renewable Energy Roof Design in NYC

The Benefits of Renewable Energy Roof Design in NYC

Raising awareness of the harmful effects of using our natural resources in the large amounts that we do has become the norm in today's society. People have changed the way that they use energy--including how they design buildings. Renewable energy roof designs are incredibly beneficial to both the environment and to property owners. Areas like New York City have been taking advantage...

The preservation of historic structures - Saving our connections to our past

The preservation of historic structures – Saving our connections to our past

Throughout the centuries, man's story has been represented in many aspects. Whether it is through his ancient writings, artifacts or in archaeological sites, man's imprint is undeniable.  With each new discovery, another chapter unfolds shedding more light on the everyday lives of our ancestors.  History has, for the most part, dictated the styles, construction modes and uses of homes throughout the world. Each building, from...

Stay Safe with Membrane Roofing in New York City

Stay Safe with Membrane Roofing in New York City

Imagine an umbrella large enough to protect a roof. While that would be interesting, a better solution for protecting roofs against water damage is membrane roofing. Membrane roofing is typically for flat roofs and was invented approximately forty years ago as a means to prevent leaks and general damage that buildings often suffer from water exposure. Famous New York City, of...

An Overview of Historic Building Preservation

An Overview of Historic Building Preservation

All great things require planning. Ancient Rome and the Pyramids did not just come to be. Instead, they were the result of a vision and a plan. Building preservation is subject to extensive planning and has a multitude of factors to consider. While building preservation planning is never actually easy, some buildings or places have fewer things to consider during...