Longevity & Long Term Performance

Tracking Roofing Performance

“There are lots of factors that will influence your choices for your upcoming roofing projects, including satisfaction with what is in place and the guidance of local roofing contractors and roofing consultants. With a little luck, you will achieve that… Read More

EPDM Roofs Can Last 30 Years

Roof systems based on historical in situ performance for more than 30 years are the best roof system choice to benefit the environment. A recent survey of building owners and managers revealed that what was important to them was roof… Read More

A Proven Performer

A brand-new study of roof systems conducted on behalf of the EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) provides tangible proof of the long-term performance capability of EPDM roof systems. The study concluded that all of the systems examined were still performing as… Read More

Would You Like that Roof Super Sized

American consumers are always looking for value, and we love to have options. Fast food restaurants with their medium, large, and supersize value meals are perfect examples of our desire for choice. Maybe that’s one of the reason that single-ply… Read More

A New Approach to Life Cycle Roof Analysis

“Interest in life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) appears to be increasing among building owners and designers. Some of this attention may be attributed to a related and growing interest in ‘green’ building technologies that rely in part on the durability… Read More

Long Term Performance of EPDM Roof Membranes Revisited

The results obtained in this study confirm the outstanding field aging performance of EPDM membranes. The tensile strength and tear resistance data obtained for both ballasted and exposed roofs exceed the ASTM D 4637 specifications new and heat aged membranes… Read More