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So far Kerry Wolfe has created 12 blog entries.

Solar Energy Hits Its Stride; Becomes Financially Beneficial

For many years, environmentalists have touted the benefits of solar energy from a “green” perspective, thanks to the corresponding reduction in fossil fuel use that accompanies a solar installation. However, for most of that time, solar energy was essentially a “feel good” project—it did not provide significant cost savings. Fortunately, that is no longer true. Solar does not provide an immediate return on investment, but it does pay for itself over time. In fact, solar [...]

2018-05-04T12:42:17+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Blog|

What does the weight v. life expectancy of shingles really mean?

Asphalt roofing shingles used to be specified by their weight as opposed to life expectancy and many “old school” design professionals still refer to them that way. The weight of shingles (represented in pounds) is the sum total weight of a 10’x10’ square of shingles or what roofing contractors will refer to as a “square” when estimating the number of roofing bundles required to complete your roofing project. Almost forty years ago roofing material manufacturers [...]

2018-03-29T12:24:41+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Blog|

Understanding the Different Types of Asphalt Shingles

Once you’ve made the decision to replace your home’s aging asphalt roof with like materials there are still a multitude of decisions that have to be made beyond selecting a roofing contractor. Among the most important may be selecting the type of shingles. Currently there are three types of asphalt shingles to choose from: regular 3-tab, architectural or so-called dimensional shingles, and specialty shingles. Three-tab Architectural [...]

2018-03-14T14:07:45+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Blog|

Georgia Real Estate Firm Partners with Greystone Group for Expertise and Value

When one of Leigh Roberts’ properties was threatened due to a leaky roof, he initially struggled to fix the problem. The building had an old, deteriorated roof, yet it was occupied 24/7. Due to its age and condition, the first two roofing firms who evaluated the job recommended replacing the roof—an easier option for them, but much more disruptive to the occupants. On the third attempt, Roberts connected with Greystone Group, who repaired the roof [...]

2018-02-27T10:35:02+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Case Studies|

Three Steps to Find a Good Residential Roofing Contractor

Despite the commercials you see on television, asking your neighbor is far from the best way to find a roofing contractor to repair or replace your home's roof. Consider that your neighbors have likely only replaced one or two roofs in their entire lives and thus have limited experience in selecting the right roofing materials and identifying a suitable roofing contractor. Instead, when to comes time to repair or replace your roof, we recommend: Call [...]

2018-02-26T10:33:36+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Blog|

Why Your Roofing Contractor May Not Work Despite a Seemingly Low Probability of Rain

What does it really mean when the weatherman forecasts a thirty percent (30%) chance of rain? The following is an explanation as to why the roofing industry has accepted the "Thirty percent (30%)" rule -or chance of rain - as the norm and is subsequently recognized as the standard operation procedure for all legitimate contractors. The National Weather Service (NOAA) determines the so-called Probability of Precipitation(PoP) as the chance of precipitation occurring at any point [...]

2018-02-13T09:15:33+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Blog|

Combining Solar Technologies with Financing for Facility Efficiency

After years of successfully servicing the maintenance requirements of Pep Boys McDonough Distribution Center, the commercial roofing consultants at Greystone had finally gotten their foot in the door at the corporate level and were prepared to present a cost-savings plan that had been years in the making. Armed with details about an opportunity to nearly neutralize increasing energy costs of their warehouse and distribution facilities, Greystone and a team of consultants planned to propose a [...]

2018-02-12T10:06:30+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Case Studies|

Greystone Announces Partnership with Energy Efficiency Consultant Turnkey Sustainability

Atlanta, Georgia - February 6, 2018 - Greystone Consulting Group (Greystone), the leading Atlanta-based commercial roofing consultants for building owners across the southeast, today announced it has inked a strategic partnership with green building consultants TurnKey Sustainability, Inc. (TurnKey). Under the terms of the agreement, Greystone will provide energy efficient roofing and solar solutions aligned with the sustainability objectives of Turnkey's clients. "TurnKey prides itself on providing high performance sustainability solutions specifically designed to reduce [...]

2018-02-06T11:40:35+00:00 February 6th, 2018|News Releases|

Atlanta Investment Properties Gains “Top Down” Investment Protection with Greystone Group

For property investment companies, physical buildings are always their greatest assets. A crucial component of maximizing the value of that asset is sealing the building envelope—and especially the roof. When Atlanta Investment Properties owner Daniel Levison realized that several buildings his firm managed either needed roof repair or were approaching roof replacement, he sought an experienced, reliable, high-quality roofing company to perform the work. He found one in Greystone. “An old colleague introduced me to [...]

2018-02-06T12:43:11+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Case Studies|