Regulations, Codes & Standards

VOC Regulations Stalled in New England

“New volatile organic compound (VOC) regulation implementation scheduled for Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and the District of Columbia will not go into effect this year as expected. VOCs found in roofing sealants and adhesives are regulated by the Environmental Protection… Read More

Cracking the Green Building Code

“Voluntary green rating systems were never intended to serve as mandatory building codes. Instead, they were designed to entice the segment of the building community that was willing and able to move beyond conventional construction practices to begin exploring innovative… Read More

ERA UPDATE ON VOC REGULATIONS

The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is alerting the roofing industry to new information regulation implementation dates in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states. Specifically, COV regulations in the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont will not be made effective… Read More

The Changing State of VOC Regulations

“Although regulations governing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are not new to the commercial roofing industry, the most recent changes affecting single-ply roofing adhesivesm sealants and primers are a source of concern for many industry professionals. The regulations set maximum allowable… Read More