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ARMA Leads Update of ASTM D7158

Revision to standard will help maintain confidence in the wind resistance of asphalt shingles WASHINGTON – Over the past year, the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has led the process to update the ASTM International (ASTM) wind resistance standard for asphalt shingles to help ensure that it complies

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Call for Awards Entries: ARMA Seeks Top Asphalt Roofing Projects

Asphalt roofing program awards cash prizes and brings national recognition to winning projects WASHINGTON – The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) is searching for the top asphalt roofing projects in North America. Roofing contractors, architects, consultants and specifiers are invited to submit commercial and residential roofing projects to

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ARMA Publishes Updated Shingle Installation Guide in Print and eBook Format

WASHINGTON – The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has released an updated version of its technical manual Good Application Makes a Good Roof Better – A Simplified Guide. The 38-page manual outlines installation methods for laminated asphalt shingles, and is now available as both a print-on-demand book and

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ARMA Supports OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down Campaign

The roofing organization aims to raise awareness for annual fall prevention program WASHINGTON – The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) is supporting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in its effort to help prevent falls in construction. The 2016 National Safety Stand-Down urges workers, employers and safety

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ARMA to Participate in National Roofing Week

Industry organizations to work together to celebrate the importance of roofs to every home and business WASHINGTON – The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) will support the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) this spring to bring awareness to National Roofing Week. The observance takes place June 5

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Asphalt Roofing Industry Names Top Installations in North America

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) recognizes a star-shaped home, resort complex and a library as winners of its 2016 awards program WASHINGTON D.C. – A star-shaped home, a PGA National Resort complex and a new library are winners of the Quality Asphalt Roofing Case Study (QARC)

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Three Ways to Prepare Your Roof for Another Harsh Winter

ARMA provides property owners tips on how they can save money and protect their roof Washington D.C. No one wants to think about snow, freezing rain or plummeting temperatures before it’s absolutely necessary. But the truth is, preparing for winter now and protecting your roof can save

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ARMA Honors Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers for Achievements in Workplace Safety

Annual Safety Contest recognizes manufacturers with excellent employee safety records Washington, D.C. (June 25, 2015) – The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has recognized 14 asphalt roofing manufacturers that are leading the industry in workplace safety.  The association’s annual Safety Contest awards individual roofing facilities for their

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Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association Names New Technical Services Director

James R. Kirby, AIA, brings his technical and architectural expertise to the trade association WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 17, 2015) − The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has named James R. Kirby, AIA, as director of technical services. Kirby now serves as a staff liaison for ARMA’s Ventilation

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Asphalt Shingle Recycling Programs Provide Sustainable Building Practices

Submitted by: Sue Burkett of Owens Corning, and member of the Communications, Marketing & Education Committee for ARMA As the green building movement continues to gain momentum across the industry, many manufacturers and roofing contractors are adding a growing number of sustainable products and practices to their

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