Find Out More About PVC (Vinyl) 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

Rebates and Incentives - Picture of Roof

The U.S. Department of Energy provides funding to states to design and implement their own energy efficiency programs.

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Environmental Product Declaration

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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Energy Savings

Energy Savings Calculator

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.

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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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» Building Energy Codes

» Product Rating Programs

» Voluntary Green Building Programs

Additional Reading

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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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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