[Greenbuilding] Roofers

bill.allen at verizon.net bill.allen at verizon.net
Fri Aug 22 19:11:23 MDT 2014


Thanks Jason,

I'm hoping to insulate both between the rafters as well as on top of the sheathing. I can see an "insulation co." doing between the rafters from the attic but not sure about an insulation co getting ON the roof laying foam sheets on the exterior....it seems too intertwined with what a roofer does...harnesses, etc....please correct me if I am wrong because my search has turned up no one. 

I have the "plans" from Building Science Corps "Guide for Builders".  Many great illustrations in that document that lay out the exact details of every part/junction/penetration, etc.

I have one lead from Genero but schedules are tricky. Would still appreciate any additional thoughts on my plans or leads for roofers in the NY area.

Thanks
Bill
------Original Message------
From: Jason Holstine
Sender: Jason Holstine
To: Bill Allen
To: Green Building
Subject: Re: [Greenbuilding] Roofers
Sent: Aug 22, 2014 2:12 PM


Your region doesn't have a monopoly on the problem. You're probably best off
having a roofer do the roof and a good insulation guy or GC/energy retrofit
contractor insulate. Depending on the nature of the job, it may benefit to
draw up some plans specific to the house for all contractors to work from
and (gasp) collaborate.



On 8/22/14 1:59 PM, "bill.allen at verizon.net" <bill.allen at verizon.net> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I am hoping someone can direct me to a roofer in the NY/CT/NJ tri-state area
> (actual job in Mt. Vernon, NY) who has actually heard of applying insulation
> when you re-roof.  Every roofer I can find looks at me cross-eyed when I
> mention "deep energy retrofit" or anything other than just slapping down
> asphalt shingles on plywood.
> I need to re-roof a 30'x30' 1926 colonial asap but want to take advantage of
> the opportunity to apply some insulation.  I am using the Building Science
> Inc. builders guide as a blue print.
> 
> Are there any good roofers out there?
> 
> Thanks for your consideration,
> In frustration.
> Bill
> 
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