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Is it possible to calculate how well a roof deflects the sun’s thermal energy?

Think how much you could save on energy costs if you knew the energy efficiency capabilities of your office building’s roof. What if you could see the future cost-saving differences between your current roof and the many available options? As we all know, the more direct the sunlight, the hotter a surface can become. With the sun’s thermal influence on your commercial building, you want to know the best roofing solution to beat the heat and save you up to 50% of energy costs over the life of your roof.

R-value ratings can be used to calculate the energy transfer resistance of a specific material. An important factor in calculating R-value ratings is the density and thickness of the material. In the case of cool roofing solutions, R-value ratings are used to calculate how much thermal heat transfers into your building’s attic or ceiling area. The higher an R-value rating is, the better equipped it is to resist thermal conduction.

For cool roofing solutions, the name says it all: roofing solutions designed to deflect thermal energy and reduce your overall energy costs. Lapolla Industries‘ FOAM-LOK is an exceptional example of an extremely high R-value with an aged R-Value above 6.0 per inch. (Lapolla Industries) This far exceeds industry standards and makes SPF cool roofing solutions one of the best, if not the best cool roofing solution available today..

Our R&A Contracting installation teams regularly install an inch and a half of FOAM-LOK SPF cool roofing solution, creating a highly efficient defense shield for your commercial roof. With St. Louis’ hotter-than-hot summer months, our FOAM-LOK SPF roof installations have delivered tremendous results in just a short amount of time.

If you’re wanting to save up to 50% of energy costs by installing a new FOAM-LOK roof, you need to give R&A Contracting a call today!

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