Whether you’re redesigning or renovating a high school gymnasium, or building a new structure from scratch, there are a lot of things to consider. Most importantly, you need to remember that a high school gym is so much more than just a place for sporting events; it’s a place for communities to gather. From the […]
About Tom Ning
Tom has always been interested in design and architecture, he would tell you it is his job as well as his passion. With more than 20 years of experience, Tom serves as a project architect on a wide variety of projects here at Schmidt Associates. He learns from each project he works on, whether that be new technical skills or how to better collaborate as a team within the office. No matter the size or significance of the project, Tom is proud when he is able to meet Owners’ specific needs and expectations.
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There are a variety of types of commercial roofing systems. Most commercial roofs are either steep-slope or low-slope. Let’s look at the three primary types of low-slope roofs: 1. Built-Up Roofs Built-up roofs can be applied anywhere and can be placed on all low-slope roof building shapes. There are two basic types of built-up roofs: Coal […]
There are two primary types of commercial roof systems: low-slope roofs and steep-slope roofs. A roof typically qualifies as a steep slope if it has a ratio of at least 3:12–for every 12 horizontal inches of roof, the slope increases by 3 vertical inches. There are three main sub-categories of steep-slope roofs that we normally […]
Commercial roofs fall into two main categories: steep-slope and low-slope. Believe it or not, there is no such thing as a completely flat roof. Steep-slope roofs can be covered with shingles, slate, or metal. Low-slope roofs are classified as built-up, single-ply membrane, or monolithic sprayed foam. Pros and Cons of Steep-Slope and Low-Slope Roofs Steep-Slope: […]