Roofing Contractor

ERA Releases First Annual Report on Resilience

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The EPDM Roofing Association is releasing its first annual report on resilience, “Building Resilience: The Roofing Perspective.” The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is the leading trade association representing the manufacturers of EPDM single-ply roofing products and their suppliers. The… Read More

The Evolution of EPDM Roofing Technology

Roofing Contractor magazine has published a story highlighting the evolution of EPDM roofing from its introduction in the 1960s. “First introduced in 1962, EPDM single-ply roofing membranes became increasingly popular in the 1970s as the Middle East oil embargo drove… Read More

White or Black?

The author proposes to get back to thinking about the basics of building science. Let’s start thinking about buildings as if there was no air conditioning or heating. What color roof would make the building most comfortable to use? It… Read More

ERA’s 10th Anniversary

“The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary of service to the roofing industry during 2013. During this anniversary year, ERA will focus on providing advanced science to help clarify the choice of appropriate roofing systems in climates… Read More

EPDM Roof Recycling

In just a few short years, recycling EPDM roof membrane has transformed from a nascent concept full of potential into a cost-efficient, environmentally sound reality that is being embraced by roofing professionals on tear-off re-roof projects across the United States… Read More

Where the Rubber Meets the Roof

“For all the changes in the roofing industry, EPDM is the home-grown original formula for single-ply membranes. It’s been 40 years since this newcomer emerged with a radical method of waterproofing a building that saved money and could elongate with… Read More