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Regulations, Codes & Standards
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.
“Although regulations governing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are not new to the commercial roofing industry, the most recent changes affecting single-ply roofing adhesivesm sealants and primers are a source of concern for many industry professionals. The regulations set maximum allowable… Read More
“Developed by the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing, RoofPoint is a roofing-specific version of green building rating systems that have emerged to promote an environmentally responsible built environment. Similar to how whole-building rating systems promote professionalism. RoofPoint embraces a… Read More
Presentation on Understanding Volatile Organic Compound Regulations in the Commercial Roofing Industry
Presentation from the 2010 RCI International Convention and Trade Show regarding VOC’s in the commercial roofing industry.
“There have been many changes in the regulations governing materials used in the low-slope commercial roofing industry in recent years. The regulations set maximum allowable amounts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that products may contain. Complicating matters further is the… Read More
“In 1978, the California Energy Commission (CEC) established the Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings in response to a legislative mandate to reudce the state’s energy consumption. These standards, which became known as Title 24, are updated periodically… Read More