New Technologies in The Roofing Industry

by | Jul 31, 2018 | Fort Worth Roofing Contractors

roofing industry technology

The roofing industry being in continuous expansion, the demand for new technologies that make processes safer, more efficient, more affordable and greener is increasing as well. According to knowledgeable Fort Worth roofers, here are a few of the latest technological advancements used in the industry:

  • Drone technology – surveillance using unmanned airborne equipment fitted with the latest video cameras are used by roofers to identify problem spots and safety hazards without requiring anyone to climb to the top of the building and to step on the roof. The images captured by the cameras can be analyzed by any number of experts in order to determine the best way to address roofing situations;
  • Advanced safety equipment – modern safety gear incorporates sensors that measure the wearer’s body temperature and heart rate to signal when the body starts to overheat and the most high-tech manufacturers have started incorporating GPS devices into their safety garments to inform workers when they are approaching a danger zone;
  • Environmental efficiency – eco-friendly roofing materials, such as solar panels and photovoltaics are becoming more and more energy-efficient and they are increasingly in demand by environment conscious homeowners;
  • Smarter materials – innovation is present when it comes to the modern versions of more conventional roofing materials as well. Underlayment and the materials used for roof surfaces are becoming more resistant to the elements, to stretching as well as to wear and tear allowing building owners to enjoy the benefits of enhanced durability.