Press Release Archives
Denver International Airport reroofed with EPDM after a hailstorm. After choosing EPDM membrane for the new roof, Nick Lovato, a Denver-based roofing consultant, is confident the EPDM roof will hold up well against the Denver weather extremes, and is optimistic about the future. With justified pride, Lovato says, “I would expect that roof to last 30-plus years.”
Professional Roofing: CRA and ERA Join Forces to Defeat a Denver City Council Building Code Amendment
At its March 7 meeting, the Denver City Council approved a package of amendments to the ICC's model codes that reflect the specific requirements and climate of the Denver area.
Analysis of Berkeley Lab Study Details Flawed Science: A Panel of Roofing Experts Questions Methodology, Sample Size of Twenty-Two Roofs
During this anniversary year, ERA will focus on providing advanced science to help clarify the choice of appropriate roofing systems in climates throughout the U.S. and internationally.
The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is launching an updated, streamlined and user-friendly website that contains in-depth and easy-to-access research and technical support for the roofing industry. The new website is part of ERA’s ongoing commitment to provide the most extensive and current information about the longstanding value of EPDM roofing materials.
ERA joins the American High Performance Buildings Coalition
JM Joins Carlisle SynTec, Firestone Building Products as a Manufacturing Member of ERA
Major Eastern States Face Full Implementation
Organization Brings Together Associations and Businesses to Inform Policymakers on Importance and Value of High-Performance Buildings
New Legislation and Incentives Must Reflect All Environmental Impact Factors of Roofing Choices
EPDM Roofing Association Supports Product with Actions in Regulatory Legislative Arena
Testing Shows Most 30-year Old Roof Systems Studied Still Achieving Acceptable Performance Standards
Data Now Available in Athena Impact Estimator Reports Significantly Lower Environmental Impact for EPDM than Previously Reported
Proposed legislation would create jobs through energy-efficient renovations
New Pages Focus on Recycling, Green Roofing, Cool Roofing
EPDM Believed to be Leading Recycled Commercial Roofing Product in North America
Advancing Beyond Potential
Company Becomes Second Affiliate Member
Thorp Brings Extensive Association & Administration Management Experience to Post
Decision Expands on Regulatory Actions Taken By ASHRAE and California Energy Commission
ERA Believes Newly Signed Bill Will Spur Much-Needed Commercial Construction Activity
Presentation Shows High Degree of Hail Resistance of New and Aged EPDM Membrane
Presentation Shows That New and Aged EPDM Membrane Both Offer High Degree of Hail Resistance
Test Shows Consistent Performance of EPDM Regardless of Age of Tested Membrane
Section Highlights Award-Winning Roof Projects with EPDM
Action Follows SPRI Report and Regulatory Actions by ASHRAE and California Energy Commission
BETHESDA, MD. February 19, 2008 – EPDM roofing membrane remained the leader in industry market share, according to the results of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) 2006-07 Annual Market Survey.
BETHESDA, MD. January 16, 2008 – The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) announced it has marked its fifth anniversary milestone with several key research and education projects in the coming year.
BETHESDA, MD. November 12, 2007 – The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) announced that the immediate past chairman of its board of directors, Dr. Jim Hoff, will be delivering a presentation at the inaugural Energy Efficiency Global Forum, the Alliance to Save Energy’s first international energy forum and exposition.
BETHESDA, MD., September 27, 2007 – The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) announced it has submitted comments to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) regarding its proposed Standard 189 “Green Construction for Low Rise Non-residential Buildings.”
BETHESDA, MD., August 17, 2007 – The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) announced the hiring of Kathy Prunty as Associate Executive Director.
The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) and the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) have made available online the EnergyWise Roof Calculator, an interactive software application with an easy-to-use, graphical method for constructing roof assemblies that both evaluate thermal efficiency and estimate energy costs under normal operating conditions.