Even buildings need the occasional face-lift, but it’s not always about aesthetics. Repurposing older buildings to serve new functions has become a popular trend in construction. Renovating these older buildings with energy efficient products can be more cost effective than new construction. In a recent article in Commercial Building Products, Brock Osborn highlights some aspects of Sto Corp’s new ReStore program.
Osborn lays out a comprehensive plan that explains the different levels of the ReStore program including reclad, repair, recoat, and overclad. Older buildings should not be ignored, especially those that are structurally sound. Bringing new life to these buildings can be rewarding financially, as well as aesthetically. It is important to have a professional help with evaluating the condition of the buildings to determine what level of restoration is needed. To read Osborn’s article Give Tired Buildings New Life click here.