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Posts In Category "Energy Efficiency"

The Powerful Energy-Saving Potential of Solar Panels and Foam Roofing

24 Jan 2018 | Under Energy Efficiency, Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
SPF Solar Energy R&A Contracting

Saving money, increasing your building’s longevity, and using less energy is the trifecta of savings and efficiency for any business owner or facilities manager. SPF roofing can dramatically increase a facility’s energy efficiency as well as the longevity of almost any roof. Coupling SPF roofing with solar power could lead to major wins for you […]

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How Spray Foam Roofing Can Increase Your Energy Efficiency and Bottom-Line Profit

30 Nov 2017 | Under Energy Efficiency | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - How Spray Foam Roofing Can Increase Your Energy Efficiency and Bottom-Line Profit

The roofing industry is probably the last thing most people think about when they look for ways to boost their bottom line through energy efficiency. However, taking a step back and looking at your roof can be crucial for a business owner or facility manager looking to make their property more energy-efficient. In the world […]

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How Commercial Roofs are Reducing Environmental Impact

2 Mar 2017 | Under Energy Efficiency, Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
SPF Solar Energy R&A Contracting

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports 40 million tons of roofing waste finds its permanent home in U.S. landfills every year. (EPA) This staggering amount of tearoff material constitutes approximately 25 percent of total construction waste. Commercial roofing contributed more to landfill volume in the past calendar year than many industries will contribute in […]

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You need to know about water perm vapor transmission!

20 Sep 2016 | Under Energy Efficiency | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - Water perm vapor transmission

Let’s talk about perms. No, not the hairstyle perms – we’re talking about water perms! What’s a water perm? A water perm is a measurement of water as it passes through a material over a period of time. The key part is that there needs to be a static vapor pressure difference between the two areas: […]

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Does your commercial building need a vented attic?

12 Aug 2016 | Under Energy Efficiency | Posted by | 0 Comments
Vented Attic R&A Contracting

Are vented attics or conditioned attics better for commercial buildings? Business owners have been asking this question for years. Vented attics have been around for centuries. If your building has a vented attic, rest assured that there’s nothing inherently wrong with vented attics. The best way for vented attics to be energy-efficient is by having […]

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How does a reflective roof coating make a commercial roof “cool”?

27 Jun 2016 | Under Energy Efficiency, Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
What is a cool roof solution? - R&A Contracting

Is your building’s roof a “cool” roof? What does having a “cool” roof even mean? July is just around the corner and it’s heating up across the Lou. A busy business owner doesn’t have time to dip their toes in the local pool. There’s work to be done, clients to meet, and money to be made […]

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How does SPF roofing help keep my office cool?

24 May 2016 | Under Energy Efficiency, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - Thermo-Flex Lapolla

It’s late May but that doesn’t mean the temperatures say it’s still spring. Memorial Day in St. Louis can flirt with triple digits in the mercury and office staff and business owners begin to wonder if they’ll survive the summer. Now’s the time you wish you installed a new SPF cool roofing solution last fall! SPF roof uses closed-cell […]

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What is U-Value in roofing insulation?

3 May 2016 | Under Energy Efficiency, Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - Energy Value ratings commercial roofing

This post is part of four-part series exploring energy efficiency values in insulation, such as K-Value, C-Value, R-Value, and U-Value. How is U-Value measured? What’s the difference between U-Value and K-Value, C-Value, or even R-Value? This series of articles concludes with examining the purpose and metrics of U-Value. Unlike R-Value, K-Value, and C-Value, which are more […]

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What is R-Value in roofing insulation?

27 Apr 2016 | Under Energy Efficiency, Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - Energy Value ratings commercial roofing

This post is part of four-part series exploring energy efficiency values in insulation, such as K-Value, C-Value, R-Value, and U-Value. What is R-Value? What does R-Value mean in commercial roofing insulation? Each insulation type is designed to keep environmental energies contained or controlled, the most obvious of which is temperature. Different values are measured to […]

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What is C-Value in roofing insulation?

18 Apr 2016 | Under Energy Efficiency, Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - Energy Value ratings commercial roofing

This post is part of four-part series exploring energy efficiency values in insulation, such as K-Value, C-Value, R-Value, and U-Value. What’s C-Value? Is C-Value the same as K-Value, R-Value, or U-Value? We know that insulation is designed to inhibit environment influence due to weather and other external forces, but how do we know which insulation […]

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I’d be an idiot if I did not take this opportunity to communicate to you how much we appreciate the way in which you conduct business and take care of our facility. In my experience you, and your team, are at the top of the list of all the roofing companies I’ve dealt with over the years. Thank you!

Jim Lowry - Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

Eric and crew were really nice to have around. They were courteous, careful and caused little if any disruption. Their work looks good too! To be honest… a good experience with a product that I initially had misgivings about. I’m a convert because of Bubba, Sam and Eric. Thank you.

Jim Lowry - Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

“I want to thank the crew at R&A for a job well done on our very leaky roof at the shop. It is certainly nice to have the drips and rivers gone from the shop when it is raining. I also wanted you to know how much we appreciated that the guys were able to stay out of our way and allowed us to do business as usual without any problems or interruptions. The roof looks great and the clean-up after the job made it so we couldn’t even tell you’d been here. Thanks for doing what you do so well!”

Jay Moore, President of Safe Way Tire and Auto Center

“My wife and I were on vacation when water pipes burst in our house. We got a hold of Craig and the R&A crew was able to start evacuating the water immediately. The best part was that they were able to start work before we even returned home. It was a very fast turnaround considering the extensive amount of water damage.”

Will from Dardenne Prairie, MO

“Craig and Mike came out in a timely fashion when we needed the work done. They did a reliable and quality job.”

Jerry from SLR Properties

“Craig helped us out tremendously with the insurance process. Timely and very professional.”

Lindell from Greater Missouri Builders (GMB)

“We purchased a house and there was some damage to the roof. Very impressed with the thoroughness of Mike’s inspection. Very comfortable with their explanation of what needed to be fixed. Most impressive was the way they protected our landscaping. Really liked the way they treated me as a valued customer, even though it was only a small project.”

Ross from Troy, MO

“I use R&A Contracting when my commercial roofs receive storm damage. They work on our behalf through every step of the insurance claim process. They perform all of the work and complete the insurance process, making our roofs better than they were before the storm.”

Director of Facilities for a large Property Management Company

“The team at R & A Contracting responded immediately when notified of our water disaster. They removed water-damaged materials and property quickly and restored our home even before the final settlement from our insurance company. They minimized how long our family had to live in a hotel and got us back to normal as fast as possible.”

Will from O'Fallon, MO