A Magic Bullet for Roofing?


When it comes to roofing your building there is no such thing as a magic bullet.  Many criteria come into play when budgeting and planning for a re-roof project.  At Platinum Roofing we work one on one with you to determine the needs of the building occupant as well as the ownership’s long term goals. There is more to re-roofing than just picking a roof system.  Some of the things to consider for re-roofing are potential energy savings, potential tax savings, roof longevity and life cycle costs, warranty options and a myriad of other items. For funding the re-roof project … Read More

Tesla Solar Roof Game Changer or Not

Commercial Roofing, Cool Roof Systems, Energy, Solar, Solar Roof, Solar Tiles, Tesla

Is Tesla’s solar roof a game changer or just an expensive / aesthetically pleasing roof with built in solar?  Let’s do the math to see what it looks like. About a year ago Solar City announced a goal to produce panels at $0.55 per watt with their new plant that would be online soon. Tesla and Panasonic have recently come to an agreement for Panasonic to manufacture panels for Tesla. Let’s assume Tesla / Panasonic can produce the new solar roof shingle at $0.55 per watt target. If the cell is a 6×6 (156 mm) cell the cost per square … Read More

Platinum Roofing Announces Major Partnership and Expanded Management Team to Accelerate Growth

adminEnergy, Financing, Roofing San Jose, Solar

Respected Industry Veteran Bill Shevlin named Chief Executive Officer to Drive Next Phase of Growth                                SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 20, 2015 – Platinum Roofing, an industry leader in energy efficient roofing systems, announced today a major partnership with GlobalLink1 Capital to significantly accelerate its growth and expand its leadership position as a provider of commercial roofing and rooftop photovoltaic solar solutions. The partnership with GlobalLink1 Capital, a global investment firm that specializes in providing intelligent capital to high-quality businesses, will enable Platinum Roofing to improve customer satisfaction and execute on an aggressive financial and operational growth plan to significantly … Read More

Benefits of Solar Roofing

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Solar Commercial Roof

Powering the world is dirty work. Just to light up homes and offices, we suffer through carbon emissions, coal slurry, nuclear waste and other waste pollutants that wreak havoc on the environment, and endure numerous health problems. At the same time, their supply are limited. But did you know that on any given day, about 35,000 times the total energy consumed by humans fall on the face of the Earth? The sun provides more than humankind will ever need, all for free! Nonetheless, solar power is not the preferred source of energy all over the world, mainly because people still … Read More

PACE and how it works

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PACE Financing

PACE is an adaptation of a common financing technique used for decades throughout the United States: local governments provide financing that is repaid with a property tax based assessment for improvements that benefit property owners and also meet a public purpose. Using PACE, cities and counties promote energy efficiency upgrades, on-site renewable energy projects, and in some places, water conservation and resiliency measures. PACE can be used to finance 100 percent of a project’s costs with a repayment term matching the useful life of the implemented measures. To date, nearly 500 municipalities in the United States participate in PACE programs. … Read More

Platinum Roofing Receives Special Recognition from Leading Roofing Manufacturer


Carlisle's ESP 2014

Carlisle SynTec Systems, a leading manufacturer and supplier of single-ply roofing systems and products recently honored Platinum Roofing, with the 2014 Excellence in Single-Ply Award. One of the most prestigious awards in the commercial roofing industry, ESP was created 17 years ago to identify and reward Carlisle’s most successful contractor partners. ESP status is awarded annually to a small percentage of Carlisle’s most dedicated and professionally minded applicators. Selection into this elite group is based on a company’s volume and quality of Carlisle single-ply roofing system installations. “Carlisle SynTec is grateful for the strong partnership we share with Platinum Roofing, … Read More

Energy-efficient roofing: Good for the bottom line and the environment.

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San Jose Roofing Contractor

Question: How do you know when you’re an industry leader? Answer: When someone says to you, “Hey, cool roof!” And in this case the word “cool” truly has multiple meanings. First, the person making the comment has noticed your building’s energy-efficient roofing. He knows that it: Is good for the environment, Saves your business money, and Keeps you cool when the sun is shining brightly. See what we mean? An energy-efficient roof is very “cool.” American spend something like $40 billion each year running their air conditioning units to keep the interiors of their buildings cool. In fact, one-sixth of … Read More

The Future is Solar and the Future is Now

adminCommercial Roofing, Energy Efficient Roofing, Solar

We’ve all watched the price of fossil fuels go up over the years. It hits us every time we fill our gas tanks. Even though the U.S. is in the middle of a dramatic increase in oil production, it hasn’t done much, or anything, to bring down energy costs from the standard sources. However, no one has yet figured out a way to charge for sunlight and that, along with excellent technological improvements, is making solar power an increasingly attractive choice. And one of the best ways to cash in on this trend in your business is with a solar … Read More