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LESSONS LEARNED FROM A TOUGH TASKMASTER

Almost all of us would agree that 2020 was a bad year, and it’s good to have it in the rearview mirror.  Before we move forward, though, let’s not forget the lessons that 2020 taught us.  For the staff of… Read More

Roofing Coalition Urges Widespread COVID-19 Vaccinations

A coalition of roofing trade associations representing contractors, manufacturers, distributors and consultants urges eligible individuals to roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccinations when available and recommended by local health officials and medical professionals. The widespread distribution and acceptance of… Read More

PROTECTING THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT FROM MONSTER STORMS: BLOG

The twin disasters of Hurricane Laura and the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic have created unprecedented challenges for communities along the Gulf Coast. While Laura passed between the major cities of New Orleans and Houston, more than 600,000 homes lay in the… Read More

NRCA CHOOSES EPDM FOR ITS PROCERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Three years ago, Reid Ribble, then the newly-appointed CEO of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), was the guest speaker at a meeting of ERA’s leadership. During his remarks, Ribble laid out his vision for the roofing industry, focusing on… Read More

Back to Work on America’s Roofs Infographic

A coalition of leading roofing industry associations has launched an initiative which recommends key policies to stimulate the economy through the roofing industry.

ERA Statement on Racial Equality and Justice

The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) supports the evolving national debate designed to move us towards a more equitable society, where justice is guaranteed for every individual. Working with our allied groups like NRCA, our commitment as members of the roofing… Read More

Back to Work on America’s Roofs – Position Paper

The U.S. roofing industry employs more than 1.1 million Americans and stands ready to get back to work toprotect homes and businesses across the country. Importantly, the industry has developed guidelines that willenable us to continue providing the essential services… Read More

Construction Essential to Create a Resilient Future

As a nation and an industry, we are in the middle of an unprecedented crisis that is impacting the health and economic well-being of millions of Americans. Given the magnitude of the destruction, it’s hard to predict a time when… Read More

Impact of CARES Act on roofing

On March 27, two days after Senate approval the House passed the “CARES Act“–a $2 trillion disaster aid package in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The President signed the bill into law later that day. Provisions include assistance to hospitals… Read More