Miller McCune Magazine: A White Roof Isn’t Always The Right Roof

“Reflective, cool roofs are environmentally responsible when properly insulated and installed in warmer climates. Roofing, like most industries, has many solutions to accommodate many sets of circumstances. The media must be responsible when looking for ways to conserve energy and stop global warming.” Author: Robert Reale Source: Miller McCune Magazine

Professional Roofing: Sustainability and Roofing: Its Time Has Arrived

“In spring 1995, a group of roofing professionals from around the world with expertise in roof system design, roofing forensics, material manufacturing and material research convened in Brussels, Belgium, to discuss an emerging idea within the roofing community—sustainability.” Author: Tom Hutchinson Source: Professional Roofing

Western Roofing: Roof Expenditure Compromises Can Lead to Long Term Headaches

The long-term performance of a roofing system could in many cases be predicted by the decisions made during the design phase of a school project. All too often compromises or oversights at this juncture can lead to a history of long-term headaches. Author: Mike Ducharme Source: Western Roofing

ERA: EPDM Membrane Production Materials and Manufacturing Processes

This paper will review the raw materials used in the production of EPDM based compounds used to manufacture single ply membranes for the commercial roofing industry. We will also give a brief overview of the manufacturing process which converts the base compound (still a thermoplastic material) into a durable weather resistant membrane suitable for decades… Read More