Ellen Thorp

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

Q1 2022 Market Index Survey for Reroofing Shows Increases

The Q1 2022 Market Index Survey for Reroofing shows increasing customer inquiries and increasing project contracts. Respondents include both roofing contractors and roof consultants with the vast majority of respondents doing business on both steep-slope and low-slope roofs; about 15%… Read More

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.