Going Green

CRRC Cool Roof Policies Trending

Cool Roof Policies Trending Among Cities

By Sarah Schneider, Cool Roof Rating Council. As extreme heat waves continue to hit America, more and more cities are looking to reflective roofs to mitigate the heat. It doesn’t take a climate scientist to know that our cities are getting hotter every summer. Between increased urbanization and the growing ...


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Why Recovering a Roof is a Sustainable Practice

By Cass Jacoby. Learn all about how Sika roof recovery is a sustainable alternative to a reroof. In a RoofersCoffeeShop® RLW, Sean Fraker of Sika Liquid Applied Membranes (LAM) discusses why it is better for the environment to recoat rather than reroof. Sika is committed to sustainable development, encouraging innovations ...


Owens Corning Shingle recycling program

Owens Corning Advances Toward Circular Economy Aspiration with Enhanced Shingle Recycling Efforts

The company will partner in asphalt shingle recycling pilot. Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today took an important step toward reaching its circular economy aspiration with the announcement of enhanced shingle recycling efforts. By 2030, the company intends to recycle two million tons of shingles per year in the U.S. “Owens Corning has ...


Metal Roofing Environmental & Economical Benefits

Metal Roofing Environmental & Economical Benefits

By Mike Gwizdala, EXCEPTIONAL Metals General Manager. Having a metal roof for your business has become a popular trend for the many benefits it provides environmentally and economically. There are a variety of metal panel products available to support sustainability, including longer lifespans, recyclable metal roof and wall panels, energy efficiency, and ...


GCP Self-Adhered Products

5 Benefits of Self-adhered Products in Modular Construction

By Brian Chang, GCP Applied Technologies. Modular construction creates less waste and reduces project timelines. The process of modular construction is quicker than conventional building methods and easier on the environment. Due to these qualities, modular construction has grown rapidly in the previous years. Construction professionals also choose modular construction ...


ABC Metals Cool metal roofing

Why is Cool Metal Roofing Good for the Environment?

By American Building Components. Energy efficiency is one of the shining qualities of metal roofing, but what exactly makes metal sustainable? Metal roofing is desirable for a variety of reasons, namely its durability and sustainability. But for home and building owners who are still questioning why metal roofing is so ...


SOPREMA DUOTACK Adhesive

SOPREMA® Introduces New DUOTACK® SPF HFO Adhesive

DUOTACK SPF HFO Adhesive is a sustainable and high-performing adhesive for fleece-back membranes, insulation and coverboards. SOPREMA®, Inc., has unveiled its latest highly sustainable roofing product, DUOTACK® SPF HFO Adhesive. SOPREMA’s proven DUOTACK® two-component, low-rise spray polyurethane foam (SPF) adhesive now features a hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) blowing agent, making it significantly better ...


RCS Manhattan Green roofs

Top 3 Reasons Why Cities are Mandating Green Roofs

By Cass Jacoby. Green roofs are coming to a city near you! But why are they suddenly gaining so much traction? With green roof ordinances being passed for new buildings across the U.S., you may be asking yourself, “why?” Sure, green roofs are a pretty way to fill unused ...


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Which System is Better for Mounting Solar: Rail or Rail-less?

By Evelyn Witterholt. For homeowners looking to mount solar on their metal roofs, it’s important to understand the pros and cons of rail and rail-less solar mounting systems. Solar panels and metal go hand in hand! The durability and sustainability of metal roofing pairs well with the energy efficiency of ...


Malarkey Sustainable Roofing in Hawaii

Sustainable Roofing Shines in Hawaii

By Malarkey Roofing Products. Malarkey is celebrating projects that have helped them reach sustainable milestones by using their smog-reducing shingles. Each roof matters to Malarkey Roofing Products® because for every roof installed with Malarkey products, their carbon footprint (alongside those of the residents under the roof) shrinks. Having released ...


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