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News Article | May 10, 2017
Site: co.newswire.com

You will need to keep the roof of your house in good shape no matter what. While small problems can be handled, the major ones need to be taken care of by professional roofing contractors in Orlando FL. ​If you are worried that you may have issues with roofing in Cary NC, then it is the time that you get in touch with professional roofing contractors who can put all your roofing problems to rest. It is not hard to find a roofing company, but it will surely be a problem finding one that can offer you the quickest downtime. Roof Depot is one of the well-known roofing contractors in Orlando FL, and they can take care of all the roofing needs of both residential and commercial clients. As a matter of fact, handling issues related to commercial roofing in Cary NC is their specialty. They have been around since 1998 and have been offering quality and timely service since then. Commercial roofing is their forte, and they are unchallenged in that regard. They have the resources to complete very large roof replacement as well as carry out new roof installations. Not only homeowners, but they have a long list of commercial clients whom they cater to happily. That would include retail facilities, hotels, resorts, multi-family housing communities and more. They are professional and dedicated to their work which makes them stand apart from the other roofing contractors in Orlando FL. Things do not end there. They source their materials from the best manufacturers in the industry that includes Owens Corning, CertainTeed, and GAF. Training is available from all these industry leaders and the technical staff working with Roof Depot are all fully trained on these products. Apart from receiving the training, once it is over, all their technicians make the best of it with their performance on the field. Roof Depot enjoys the approval and certification of the manufacturers and hence are can pass the manufacturers warranties on to their customers. Give them a call at 386-668-2390 to discuss everything in details. Roof Depot is one the best roofing contractors in Orlando FL that offers a wide range of roofing services to both commercial and residential clients. From roof repairs, maintenance and new roof installation, they offer all under a single roof.

— The latest trend gaining momentum in the sheet membrane market is rapid industrial expansion. Modernization and diversification of social and economic lifestyle, increasing urban population, and renovation of buildings have led to the intensification of the industrial construction sector. This, in turn, resulted in an expeditious use of sheet membranes in the construction industry. Complete report on sheet membrane market spread across 70 pages, analyzing 5 major companies and providing 39 data exhibits are now available at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/1012074-global-sheet-membrane-market-2017-2021.html. According to the report, one of the major drivers for sheet membrane market is rise in construction industry. Urbanization requires adequate commercial and residential infrastructure. The rapid growth in urbanization over the last few decades has led to the construction of skyscrapers and tall structures around the world, especially in emerging economies. Global Sheet Membrane Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global sheet membrane market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated in terms of value for the market. The following companies as the key players in the global sheet membrane market: BASF, Dow Chemical, Saint-Gobain, Sika, and SOPREMA. Other prominent vendors in the market are: Carlisle Companies, Firestone Building Products, GAF, GSE Environmental, and Johns Manville. Order a copy of Global Sheet Membrane Market 2017-2021 report @ http://www.reportsnreports.com/purchase.aspx?name=1012074. The sheet membrane market study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors. Key questions answered in this report What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be? What are the key market trends? What is driving this market? What are the challenges to market growth? Who are the key vendors in this market space? What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors? Further, the sheet membrane market report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is volatility in raw material prices. Bitumen and polypropylene are mainly used for manufacturing sheet membranes. These are produced from petroleum products, which undergo certain regulations starting from their production till the supply chain. The increase in such regulations to reduce greenhouse gases directly impacts the prices of petroleum products there by influencing the prices of bitumen and polypropylene. Price volatility of raw materials and an increase in energy cost will decrease the production volumes of petroleum products. About Us: ReportsnReports.com is your single source for all market research needs. Our database includes 500,000+ market research reports from over 100+ leading global publishers & in-depth market research studies of over 5000 micro markets. With comprehensive information about the publishers and the industries for which they publish market research reports, we help you in your purchase decision by mapping your information needs with our huge collection of reports. For more information, please visit http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/1012074-global-sheet-membrane-market-2017-2021.html

News Article | April 26, 2017
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O'LYN Roofing announced today that its owners, Michael and Linda Olen, attended the International Roofing Expo (IRE) last month in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the 62nd Annual IRE and their biggest, most successful one yet! -- O'LYN Roofing announced today that its owners, Michael and Linda Olen, attended the International Roofing Expo (IRE) last month in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the 62Annual IRE and their biggest, most successful one yet! The sold-out show took place from March 1-3, 2017 and drew a record setting attendance of 11,273 roofing professionals. Over its many years, IRE has become a must-attend event for anyone in the roofing industry; commercial and residential alike. The attendance list of the International Roofing Expo reads like a who's-who of the industry with representatives from 8 of the top roofing and construction companies. The top companies in attendance were: CentiMark, Tecta America, Baker Roofing Co., Nation's Roof, Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal, Best Contracting Services, Empire Roofing and Titan Roofing. Roofing professionals flock to this expo so that they may stay up-to-date on market trends and technological advances that could potentially change the face of the industry.There were 44 different educational sessions offered, each one addressing a multitude of industry issues. But if those sessions weren't enough, there were also educational opportunities on the show floor via The Roofing Institute and the GAF Education Center; giving attendees plenty of opportunities to deepen their understanding of the industry as well as enjoy themselves. This year's show has widely been touted as the best in IRE's 62-year history. Attendance had increased 39% from the year past and the excitement of the participants was palpable throughout the entirety of the show. Show Director, Tracy Garcia, said "this was an amazing show to find leading-edge products, high-level education and numerous networking opportunities". A representative from Commercial Roofers Inc. said of the show "the sessions were educational, surprising and entertaining. The expo floor was filled with great energy. This was the best IRE show to date".Michael and Linda always make a point to attend IRE. For them, attending this expo is a crucial part of ensuring that O'LYN Roofing is at the forefront of the industry. "IRE is always a great event" Michael Olen said about his experience last month, "Getting a chance to discuss best practices and new technologies with other industry experts helps to shape the systems we use at O'LYN. It ensures that we are steering the company in the right direction and are doing what's best for our customers and employees". Next year's International Roofing Expo will be held in New Orleans February 6-8and after setting the bar so high this year, it will be exciting to see what they do next.To learn more about the International Roofing Expo, please visit: https://theroofingexpo.com To learn more about O'LYN Roofing, please visit: www.olynroofing.com

News Article | May 3, 2017
Site: marketersmedia.com

— This report studies the Roofing Systems market status and outlook of global and major regions, from angles of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries; this report analyzes the top manufacturers in global and major regions, and splits the Roofing Systems market by product type and applications/end industries. The global Roofing Systems market is valued at XX million USD in 2016 and is expected to reach XX million USD by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022. The major players in global Roofing Systems market include Etex Group Nv, Owens Corning, Braas Monier Building Group Sa, Henry, GAF, Versico, Classic, IB Roof Systems, Butler, Metal Roofing Systems, CentiMark, TSP Roof Systems, Inc. Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue, market share and growth rate of Roofing Systems in these regions, from 2012 to 2022 (forecast), covering North America EU China Japan Southeast Asia India South America Middle East and Africa On the basis of product, the Roofing Systems market is primarily split into For Low-Slope Roofing For Steep-Slope Roofing On the basis on the end users/applications, this report covers Residence Infrastructure Commercial Building Other View Some Major Points from Table of Contents: Chapter One: Roofing Systems Market Overview 1.1 Product Overview and Scope of Roofing Systems 1.2 Roofing Systems Segment by Types (Product Category) 1.2.1 Global Roofing Systems Production (K Units) and Growth Rate (%) Comparison by Types (2012-2022) 1.2.2 Global Roofing Systems Production Market Share (%) by Types in 2016 1.2.3 For Low-Slope Roofing 1.2.4 For Steep-Slope Roofing 1.3 Global Roofing Systems Segment by Applications 1.3.1 Global Roofing Systems Consumption (K Units) Comparison by Applications (2012-2022) 1.3.2 Residence 1.3.3 Infrastructure 1.3.4 Commercial Building 1.3.5 Other 1.4 Global Roofing Systems Market by Regions (2012-2022) 1.4.1 Global Roofing Systems Market Size and Growth Rate (%) Comparison by Regions (2012-2022) 1.4.2 North America Roofing Systems Status and Prospect (2012-2022) 1.4.3 China Roofing Systems Status and Prospect (2012-2022) 1.4.4 Europe Roofing Systems Status and Prospect (2012-2022) 1.4.5 Japan Roofing Systems Status and Prospect (2012-2022) 1.5 Global Roofing Systems Market Size (2012-2022) 1.5.1 Global Roofing Systems Revenue Status and Outlook (2012-2022) 1.5.2 Global Roofing Systems Production (K Units) Status and Outlook (2012-2022) Chapter Two:Global Roofing Systems Market Competition by Manufacturers 2.1 Global Roofing Systems Production and Share by Manufacturers (2012-2017) 2.2 Global Roofing Systems Revenue and Share by Manufacturers (2012-2017) 2.3 Global Roofing Systems Average Price by Manufacturers (2012-2017) 2.4 Manufacturers Roofing Systems Manufacturing Base Distribution, Sales Area, Product Types 2.5 Roofing Systems Market Competitive Situation and Trends 2.5.1 Roofing Systems Market Concentration Rate 2.5.2 Roofing Systems Market Share (%) of Top 3 and Top 5 Manufacturers 2.5.3 Mergers & Acquisitions, Expansion Chapter Three:Global Roofing Systems Production by Regions (2012-2017) 3.1 Global Roofing Systems Production (K Units) and Market Share (%) by Regions (2012-2017) 3.2 Global Roofing Systems Revenue and Market Share (%) by Regions (2012-2017) 3.3 Global Roofing Systems Production, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2012-2017) 3.4 North America Roofing Systems Production (2012-2017) 3.4.1 North America Roofing Systems Production (K Units) and Growth Rate (%) (2012-2017) 3.4.2 North America Roofing Systems Production (K Units), Revenue (Million USD), Price (USD/Unit) and Gross Margin (%) (2012-2017) 3.5 Europe Roofing Systems Production (2012-2017) 3.5.1 Europe Roofing Systems Production (K Units) and Growth Rate (%) (2012-2017) 3.5.2 Europe Roofing Systems Production (K Units), Revenue (Million USD), Price (USD/Unit) and Gross Margin (%) (2012-2017) 3.6 China Roofing Systems Production (2012-2017) 3.6.1 China Roofing Systems Production (K Units) and Growth Rate (%) (2012-2017) 3.6.2 China Roofing Systems Production (K Units), Revenue (Million USD), Price (USD/Unit) and Gross Margin (%) (2012-2017) 3.7 Japan Roofing Systems Production (2012-2017) 3.7.1 Japan Roofing Systems Production (K Units) and Growth Rate (%) (2012-2017) 3.7.2 Japan Roofing Systems Production (K Units), Revenue (Million USD), Price (USD/Unit) and Gross Margin (%) (2012-2017) About Us:                  Orbis Research (orbisresearch.com) is a single point aid for all your market research requirements. 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Agency: European Commission | Branch: FP7 | Program: CSA-SA | Phase: SPA.2009.3.2.01 | Award Amount: 985.77K | Year: 2010

The SAGA-EO proposition consists in a feasibility study on critical pieces of the puzzle of the Lisbon Declaration Implementation Plan on GMES and Africa and to complement previous experience in that field. The SAGA-EO concept is based on a sound experience of both European and African programmes dealing with environment monitoring based on information derived from Earth Observation data. The main finding driving the concept is that no programme tackles the EO field as a global approach (technological, organisational and institutional). The way to implement this EO capacity building challenge is to set-up dedicated EO networks at African national level and to link them with existing initiatives in Africa and Europe. In SAGA-EO, the EO network approach will constitute the ground where to build the thematic networks. The main purpose and objectives of the SAGA-EO project is to design and implement the network organisation and associated technology and to prove it in five countries trough the following the five main actions : Action 1: To define African Earth Observation network organisational models at national level Action 2: To define generic technological solutions, compatible with existing standards, to receive, archive, share, disseminate, advise on EO data Action 3: To implement a proof of concept of the organisation & technology in few countries Action 4: To write a methodology for the implementation of the future operational networks and system Action 5: To cooperate with the GMES Africa Working Groups in the preparation of the EU-AU Join Strategic Partnership action plan.

Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: RIA | Phase: EO-3-2016 | Award Amount: 1.85M | Year: 2016

E2mC aims at demonstrating the technical and operational feasibility of the integration of social media analysis and crowdsourced information within both the Mapping and Early Warning Components of Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS). The Project will develop a prototype of a new EMS Service Component (Copernicus Witness), designed to exploit social media analysis and crowdsourcing capabilities to generate a new Product of the EMS Portfolio. The purpose of the new Copernicus Witness Service Component is to improve the timeliness and accuracy of geo-spatial information provided to Civil Protection authorities, on a 24/7 basis, during the overall crisis management cycle and, particularly, in the first hours immediately after the event. This will result in an early confirmation of alerts from running Early Warning Systems as well as first rapid impact assessment from the field. The technological enabler of the Copernicus Witness is the innovative and scalable Social&Crowd (S&C) Platform, developed by E2mC. Heterogeneous social media data streams (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and different data: text, image, video, ) will be analysed and sparse crowdsourcing communities will be federated (crisis specific as Tomnod, HOT, SBTF and generic as Crowdcrafting, EpiCollect,). Two demonstration loops will validate the usefulness of Copernicus Witness and the S&C Platform suitability to allow EC to evaluate possible Copernicus EMS evolution options. E2mC will perform demonstrations within realistic and operational scenarios designed by the Users involved within the Project (Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid operators, including their volunteer teams) and by the current Copernicus EMS Operational Service Providers that are part of the E2mC Consortium. The involvement of social media and crowdsourcing communities will foster the engagement of a large number of people in supporting crisis management; many more citizens will become aware of Copernicus.

Agency: European Commission | Branch: FP7 | Program: CP | Phase: SPA.2010.1.1-01 | Award Amount: 3.39M | Year: 2011

It is the overall aim of EUFODOS to develop specific Forest Downstream Services (FDS) that are urgently required by regional European users in an economically viable manner and utilise the GMES Land Forest Core products as a basis for the development of these services. The specific FDS which will be examined and developed to a pre-operational level are related to assessment of forest damage and mapping forest functional parameters. As the GMES Land Core products are not yet operational the FDS will thus also provide a pre-operational validation of the GMES services and products. The FDS programme is based on 3 foundations: technical/methodological developments which will be based on an approach that combines Earth Observation (EO) and in-situ data as well as the GMES Forest Core products; the formation of a functional Service Network (SN) which includes effective representation/involvement of the user community, the service providers and the research community; and the assessment of the economic feasibility of developing the service cases such that they are sustainable. Thus these foundations form the following programme objectives: 1. Development of a FDS Service Network comprised of service providers, users and the research community for effective involvement of all stakeholders and service delivery. 2. The investigation and implementation of methodologies for forest degradation assessment and forest functions parameter mapping for the provision of pre-operational systems. 3. The users commitments to participate in the validation of the Core products, as well as the utility assessment of the downstream services within their own work practices. 4. The assessment of the economic cases for these different regional downstream services to ensure sustainability. All the objectives will be fulfilled within the lifespan of the EUFODOS programme.

Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: IA | Phase: EO-1-2015 | Award Amount: 2.53M | Year: 2016

The EOMonDis Project aims to improve the operationality of tropical forest products/services in order to better access the funding for the UNFCCC REDD\ policy which is a large market segment for the EO-industry in Europe. Additionally, national forest policy programmes and Zero Deforestation programmes also require forest monitoring systems with assessment of forest/non-forest information using disturbance indicators for deforestation and degradation as well as changes in above ground woody biomass. In order to provide operational forest monitoring services for the humid and dry forests several technical challenges have to be overcome. For example, the occurrence of persistent cloud conditions in tropical regions impact the effective use of optical EO data. Seasonal effects in dry forest ecosystems (leaf-fall) combined with limited availability of multi-seasonal EO data coverages also influence the quality and cost effectiveness of the monitoring systems. These situations will change drastically with the Sentinel constellations which provide the high frequency, high resolution optical and radar data required. Therefore, the overarching goal of EOMonDis is to develop innovative and cost-effective EO-based methods to address the technical challenges for tropical forest monitoring which will also fully utilize the comprehensive information provided by the dense time series of optical and SAR satellite data of Sentinel-1 and 2. The methods developed will be tested on study sites selected to represent the wide range of variety in the tropical biomes, in Malawi, Cameroon, Gabon and Vietnam. Users from these countries will be consulted for consolidation of the service requirements, validation of the services, the customization and improvement of the services to fit into their workflows. Based on a market analysis and service validation by the User a 3year business concept will be developed to ensure that there is income generation after the project completion.

Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: RIA | Phase: EO-3-2016 | Award Amount: 2.00M | Year: 2017

The Copernicus programme, coordinated and managed by the European Commission, delivers environmental information (largely based on Earth Observation satellite data) in the form of Copernicus Services, addressing six thematic areas: Land, Marine, Atmosphere, Climate Change, Emergency Management and Security. The new Sentinel satellites, recently extended through the successful launch of Sentinel-3, will deliver an unprecedented volume of EO data in high spatial, radiometric and temporal resolution, providing a huge potential for monitoring applications within the Land Monitoring Service - at continental and global scale. The synergistic use of Sentinel-1/2/3 opens up the possibility for new applications, such as the use of time series in the area of Land Monitoring. The ECoLaSS project (Evolution of Copernicus Land Services based on Sentinel data) aims to develop methods and algorithms for pre-operational prototypes improving and developing future specific Copernicus Land services. These prototypes, representing new or improved Copernicus Land Cover and Land Use products, will be demonstrated by means of test/demonstrations sites distributed over Europe and Africa, representing multiple bio-geographic regions and biomes. Prototypes will be designed with high spatial and thematic accuracy, in a timely manner for a pan-European operational Roll-out with the potential for global applications. ECoLaSS will promote the innovation potential of new land monitoring services and applications and might thus contribute to a growing Copernicus Economy by boosting (new) Copernicus CORE Land Services and value-added applications (Downstream Services). It is expected, that such new services will bring new opportunities with a wide range of dedicated applications to the market from 2020 onwards and thus significantly contribute to a positive evolution of the Copernicus Land services.

Agency: European Commission | Branch: FP7 | Program: CP | Phase: SPA.2010.1.1-04 | Award Amount: 3.64M | Year: 2011

Deforestation and degradation are estimated to contribute about 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions. A group of developing countries initiated a process at the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP-11) in 2005 to address the issue of reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD), that would be implemented as a post-Kyoto Protocol mechanism. Countries have been encouraged to develop REDD Pilot Projects to assess the feasibility of such a mechanism. Earth Observation in combination with in-situ data are important tools for forest cover and land use monitoring in the REDD process. The current proposal REDDAF aims to develop pre-operational forest monitoring services in two Congo Basin countries that are actively involved in the REDD process. The users in both Cameroon and Central African Republic require such services and will actively participate in project implementation. The main activities proposed are: Stakeholder Analysis: country specific user requirements to identify the needs of stakeholders in terms of instituting REDD projects. Carbon stock accounting: research and development of methods for improved EO/ in-situ data applications to estimate areal extent of deforestation and forest degradation as well as biomass per unit area. The historical changes in forest cover will be used to establish a reference baseline. Based on these research efforts pre-operational processing chains will be developed. Technology Transfer/Capacity Building to the country: activities to ensure that project results, methodologies and lessons learned are provided in a manner to best support the work of national and regional counterparts. The services and products that will be delivered to the user community include forest cover maps and forest cover change maps for 1990-2000 and 20002009/10 (land use changes based on six IPCC compliant land use classes); degradation maps, biomass maps and the relevant digital datasets.

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