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    Annual Report: "Building Resilience"

    Cataclysmic natural events, stronger and longer-lasting, are threatening the resilience of the built environment. ERA’s annual report details state-of-the-art thinking on creating a resilient roof.

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  • EPDM in Sustainable Structures

    EPDM in a passive-design multi-family dwelling. Energy efficiency plus long-term durability made it the architect’s choice for this Washington DC retrofit.

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    There’s more to being green than black or white. EPDM is the only roofing material that offers solutions for ALL climates without the need for additional coatings or modifications.

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    Which installation is best in an EPDM roofing system? This video shows the difference, and helps you make the correct choice for your building.

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    How long will an EPDM roof last? Lab testing and field samples say this membrane will work hard for thirty years or more.

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    It’s time to reflect on the real value of “cool roofs”. How do they factor into overall energy savings, and when are dark membranes the most energy efficient choice? Our science-based studies will help you make the right choice for your climate.

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Recent Updates

  • A crisis of opportunity

    A crisis of opportunity

    During a recent visit to Puerto Rico, I hiked in El Yunque National Forest, the only tropical rain forest in the National Forest System. Although the lush foliage, waterfalls and …Read More
  • DRRA – BRIC Funding

    DRRA – BRIC Funding

    Earlier this summer, representatives from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), state and municipal governments, the construction industry, first responders, and insurance companies …Read More
  • ERA: Strengthening the Roofing Industry

    ERA: Strengthening the Roofing Industry

    During the last decade, the construction community has become increasingly aware of the need for resilience in the built environment. Sometimes this awareness has been quickly and painfully raised in …Read More

EPDM: The Resilient Roofing Membrane

EPDM has gained industry-wide acceptance and respect by providing immediate and long-term roofing solutions. As more emphasis is placed on the sustainable performance of building materials, EPDM continues to be the roofing material that stands the test of time.

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Versatile Roof System Assemblies

With three different assembly methods and two membrane color choices, there is an EPDM Roof for Every Climate. Choices include black or white EPDM, and assembly methods include ballasted, fully adhered, or mechanically fastened systems.

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About EPDM Roofing Association (ERA)

The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) represents the manufacturers of EPDM single-ply roofing products and their leading suppliers. Through ERA, the EPDM roofing industry speaks with a focused voice to provide technical and research support, offer dependable roofing solutions and communicate the longstanding attributes, consistency and value of EPDM roofing materials.