Information on PVC Membranes for Low Slope Roofs
Read on for sound, scientifically backed information on the environmental and functional performance of energy efficient PVC membrane for low slope roofs.
Roofing Rebates & Incentives
The U.S. Department of Energy provides funding to states to design and implement their own energy efficiency programs.Find more information about roofing rebates »
Environmental Product Declaration
The vinyl roofing EPD is based on a cradle-to-building with end-of-life stage scenario, covering areas over which the roofing industry has direct control.
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Simple web-based tools can help assign an estimated value on the annual energy savings that can accrue during the life of different kinds of roofs. Find more information about energy savings »
Cool Roofing Codes,
Programs and Standards
Vinyl roof surfaces, also known as PVC membrane roofing,
can improve the energy efficiency of buildings while positively impacting the quality of the urban environment.
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Review case studies, white papers & other authoritative background materials on PVC membrane roofing.
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Reducing Peak Energy Demand: A Hidden Benefit of Cool Roofs
This paper reviews the concept of peak demand charges on electrical utility bills and provides an analysis of the effect of cool or highly reflective roofs in reducing peak demand charges.
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Building a Prosperous Urban Future with Reflective Roofing
From Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016 Volume IV, Understanding Impacts and Functioning of Different Solutions, this paper details the benefits and costs of reflective roofing...
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Tested, Trusted Every Day – Environmental Profile: Vinyl Roofing Membranes
This brochure presents the most recent and reliable scientific data, complete with references, in response to questions about the health and safety of PVC membrane roofing...
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The Facts on PVC and the Environment
This presentation provides a detailed environmental overview of both the material vinyl and vinyl membrane roofing...
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