EPDM Roofing of Choice for State-of-the-Art Sustainable Apartments
BETHESDA, MD, November 24, 2014 - Black EPDM rubber roofing membrane will be used in an innovative apartment building project that will combine state-of-the-art environmental features with affordable rents for homeless families. The roofing membrane, along with polyiso insulation and low VOC singly ply bonding adhesive, is being donated to the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Commons by Carlisle Construction Materials, a member of the EPDM Roofing Association (ERA). The Washington, DC project will reclaim three blighted buildings in Southeast DC using Passive House architectural principles that reduce the carbon footprint and the utility costs for low-income tenants.
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