Recent Updates

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

Roofing Day 2024

Roofing professionals met on Capitol Hill recently for Roofing Day, advocating for industry interests directly to Congress. Expert speakers and panelists provided insights, preparing attendees for meetings with congressional members and staff. The event was attended by nearly 250 individuals,… Read More

Building A Sustainable Future

So far, the winter of 2023/2024 has followed a well-established pattern of extreme weather events that have become the norm during the past decades. Hurricane-force winds and powerful waves have eroded beaches on both coasts, and torrential rains are flooding… Read More

IIBEC Convention 2024

The IIBEC Convention 2024 showcased diverse topics ranging from Building Enclosure Technology to Roofing to Sustainability, offering attendees over 28 hours of invaluable education. A standout session, “An Updated Holistic Look at Old Assumptions: Insights from three new studies on… 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

International Roofing Expo 2024

The recent International Roofing Expo (IRE) featured 45+ educational sessions across nine tracks covering diverse topics from General Business to Workplace Safety. ERA staff Jason Wilen and Ellen Thorp actively engaged at the event, attending the ROOFPAC reception, meeting with… Read More