Sustainable Building Solutions

We provide a full spectrum of alternatives that achieve sustainability in the commercial market

Our expertise with complex roofing projects enables DBS to specify a sustainable building solution designed to meet specific energy-cost-reduction goals. Through our sister company, The Garland Company, Inc., we provide a full spectrum of roofing alternatives that achieve sustainability in one or more of these ways:

  • Through the use of recycled materials
  • Through the use of materials that are, in themselves, recyclable
  • Through the use of rapidly renewable resources
  • Through extended service life
  • By promoting the more efficient use of energy and other natural resources
  • By using a renewable energy source, such as sunlight

Specifically, the Garland family of sustainable roofing solutions includes:

  • Long-lasting roofing solutions that reduce waste by prolonging the cycles between eventual replacements
  • ENERGY STAR®* and Title 24** qualified cool roofs
  • Roofing systems incorporating recycled materials
  • Roofing systems that substitute renewable resources for petroleum-based resources
  • Roofing and wall solutions that are 100% recyclable
  • Low-fume roofing materials
  • Vegetative "green" roof system
  • Rooftop photovoltaic roof systems

DBS has the unique capability of joining roof expertise with solar system integration. Through our many different purchasing opportunities we can design and install a roof and solar power system that best fits your needs and provide a sole source guarantee for all components. Our offering includes:

  • Rooftop photovoltaic systems including multicrystaline, thin film, and cylindrical thin film modules
  • Roof product integrated photovoltaic systems including thin film laminated standing seam metal roofing and thin film modified bitumen roofing
  • Rooftop solar thermal systems including vacuum tube and flat plate modules
  • Watertight guarantee for the solar module mounting or rack system
  • Complete roof and solar system design capabilities

* ENERGY STAR® is a registered trademark of the U.S. government.
** Title 24, Part 6 refers to California Code of Regulations standards for the energy efficiency of residential and commercial buildings.