The roofing industry in several Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states became fully compliant with new Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) regulations Jan 1. Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C., came into full compliance; Vermont… Read More
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The start of the new year marked an important date for many commercial roofers that significantly will impact how their jobs are completed.
“New volatile organic compound (VOC) regulation implementation scheduled for Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and the District of Columbia will not go into effect this year as expected. VOCs found in roofing sealants and adhesives are regulated by the Environmental Protection… Read More
“For many years, an environmentally responsible roof only meant one that was reflective and therefore could save owners money on air conditioning costs.”
“Voluntary green rating systems were never intended to serve as mandatory building codes. Instead, they were designed to entice the segment of the building community that was willing and able to move beyond conventional construction practices to begin exploring innovative… Read More
IGCC is in its final stages of development.
The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is alerting the roofing industry to new information regulation implementation dates in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states. Specifically, COV regulations in the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont will not be made effective… Read More
I think we all have been enamored with the ‘Green’ movement so far, it’s been a great conversation piece, a feel good, if you will. It’s allowed us to put feathers in our cap by being involved in LEED projects,… Read More
BOMA urges caution in Green Code Adoption.
Green mandates continue to crop up across the country.