VOC Regulations Stalled in New England

“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

EPDM Roof Recycling

Recycling of EPDM reached a significant milestone at the beginning of 2010. Nearly 5,000,000 sq ft of post-consumer EPDM roof membrane have been recycled in the past three years. EPDM is now the leading recycled commercial roof membrane material in… Read More

Would You Like that Roof Super Sized

American consumers are always looking for value, and we love to have options. Fast food restaurants with their medium, large, and supersize value meals are perfect examples of our desire for choice. Maybe that’s one of the reason that single-ply… Read More

Are Ballasted Roof Systems Cool

Andre Desjarlais reported on the results of a three-year study to determine if ballasted foods perform as well as white membranes with regard to energy savings. The study, which was cosponsored by SPRI, was conducted on the Roof Thermal Research… Read More