Retrofit Magazine: ERA: Strengthening the Roofing Industry

ERA Gathers and Disseminates Information to Create Resilient Roofs LOUISA HART JULY 8, 2019 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 the wake of increasingly frequent devastating storms, like hurricanes Sandy and… Read More

Roofing: Developing Roof Systems That Prevent Energy Loss

Developing Roof Systems That Prevent Energy Loss Roofing Louisa Hart A fully-adhered membrane will prevent fluttering and minimize energy loss. Photos: Hutchinson Design Group Several millennia ago, early man — and the wife and kids — decided that life in a cave was a little dark, damp and confining, and started thinking about a better… Read More

Roofing Contractor: ERA Releases First Annual Report on Resilience

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The EPDM Roofing Association is releasing its first annual report on resilience, “Building Resilience: The Roofing Perspective.” The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is the leading trade association representing the manufacturers of EPDM single-ply roofing products and their suppliers. The report focuses on events during this past calendar year, and includes sections on cataclysmic weather… Read More

Building Enclosure: ERA Releases First Annual Report on Resilience

ERA Releases First Annual Report on Resilience Building Enclosure Read Full Article Here The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA), the leading trade association representing the manufacturers of EPDM single-ply roofing products and their suppliers, is releasing its first annual report on resilience, “Building Resilience: The Roofing Perspective.” The report focuses on events during this past calendar… Read More

Roofing: Improving Disaster Mitigation Strategies

Improving Disaster Mitigation Strategies Roofing Jared O. Blum Read full article here This past January, the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), a non-governmental, non-profit organization, reported that for every dollar spent on mitigation efforts to protect the built environment from the ravages of natural disasters, six dollars could be saved. These findings were part… Read More

RCI Interface: Resilience: An Investment in the Roofing System of the Future

Just eight days into the new year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a report that confirmed what millions of Americans had experienced first-hand: 2017 had seen an unprecedented number of natural disasters, which set new records for “billion-dollar” destructive events in the United States. Author: Ellen Thorp Source: RCI Interface Read the… Read More

ROOFING: UPDATED NIBS STUDY PROVES MITIGATION IS A SOUND INVESTMENT

Updated NIBS Study Proves Mitigation Is a Sound Investment Roofing Magazine Louisa Hart Read Full Article Here More than a decade ago, the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), a nonprofit mandated by Congress to improve building process and facility performance, issued a landmark report which changed the conversation about the value of resilience. The… Read More

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