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Rubber Waterproofing Association: Why EPDM Is More Than Just a Black Membrane

05.01.2009

In the midst of tough economic times and the increasing popularity of sustainable commercial roofing materials, suppliers of ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) continue to see the many benefits of this system, including its outstanding weathering characteristics, flexibility, durability, hail resistance and life cycle costs.  However, when seeking a “cool” roofing option, many building professionals do not realize that EPDM provides similar energy savings as its white, non-EPDM, counterparts. 

Source: Rubber Waterproofing Association

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