Research & Resources

ERA Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary of Roofing Industry Leadership

ERA Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary of Roofing Industry Leadership Leadership Association to Expand Focus on Evidence-Based Sustainability Washington, DC, January 5, 2023 – The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is celebrating its 20th Anniversary of service to the roofing industry, building on… Read More

ERA Recommends Updated Approach to Mitigate Urban Heat Island Impact

For Immediate Release November 10, 2022 ERA Recommends Updated Approach to Mitigate Urban Heat Island Impact UHI Research, Literature Review Reveal Inconsistent Measurement Capabilities Washington, DC, November 10, 2022 –  The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is recommending that Federal, state… 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

New research on roof albedo and urban heat islands

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 and intensifying efforts to lessen the impact of climate change, three… Read More

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