ERA Initiatives

Coalition Urges Support for Sustainable Building Energy Codes

In late May, a coalition led by the ICC and supported by ERA sent a letter to the House Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security. Signed by nearly 40 organizations representing state/local, housing, manufacturing, contractor, sustainability, engineering, design, and… Read More

ERA Publishes Guide to Sustainable Roofing Systems

  Report Details Impact of Roof Albedo on Urban Heat Islands and Energy Efficiency Washington, D.C., March 8, 2024 – The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is publishing “The View From the Roof: Building a Sustainable Future”, a comprehensive guide to… Read More

New research on roof albedo, insulation and energy efficiency

Since its founding almost 20 years ago, the EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) has been committed to providing science-based information about our products and their optimum use. Given the ongoing efforts to lessen the impact of operational carbon through increased energy… Read More

New Literature Review on Cool Roofs, UHIE, and Energy Efficiency

  ERA recently commissioned a literature review, working with the Department of Construction Science and Management at Clemson University. This literature review conducted a thorough investigation of published data and models designed to understand the impact of membrane color on… Read More