Ellen Thorp

GSA Green Building Advisory Committee Updates

In mid-September, members of the roofing industry participated in a meeting with representatives of the General Services Administration to better understand various GSA policy concepts for addressing embodied carbon of construction projects and building products. In recent months, GSA’s Green… Read More

NRCA releases EPDM training package

NRCA has made available a new Training for Roof Application Careers package—EPDM Roof Membrane Installation, which provides new and inexperienced workers with the knowledge necessary to work on an EPDM roof system installation crew. More information here.

Education Sessions Overview at the IRE 2021

ERA staff attended the International Roofing Expo recently; while attendance seemed down in the expo hall, there were some great education sessions that provide good information for roofing contractors and others in the roofing industry. I’d like to highlight a… Read More

Better Buildings Progress Report 2021

An initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative drives leadership in energy innovation by partnering with leaders in the public and private sectors. The BBI seeks to make the nation’s homes, commercial buildings, and industrial plants… Read More