Asphalt Shingle Technology

BY JAMES R. KIRBY, AIA *This article was originally published in the March/April 2016 issue of Home Builder magazine When the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) turned 100 in 2015, it gave the organization a unique opportunity to pause and appreciate advances in technology over the last century. By

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Puget Sound Roof Runoff Study

In September 2015, the Water Environment Federation published the results from the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Puget Sound roof runoff study in Water Environment Research. The study tested 14 types of roofing materials for runoff water contaminants following rain events. The results from the runoff study

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Cool Roof in a Hot City

Reflective Roof System Helps Government Building in Florida Respond to Changing Codes October 9, 2014 *This article was originally published in Roofing Contractor magazine Whether you’re a roofing contractor, a building owner or even a politician, you’ve probably got one thing on your mind: energy efficiency. As energy

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School Reroof

BUR System Wins Top Roofing Honor for Conttactor in Denver, Colorado By James R. Kirby *This article was originally published in the July/August 2015 issue of Western Roofing magazine Denver, Colorado, can experience some of the most intense and unpredictable weather no matter what time of year

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