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Check out these short, educational videos on asphalt roofing systems to learn more about America’s most popular residential and commercial roofing material.

How Cool Roofs Contribute to Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings

When building owners look to conserve energy, their thoughts should begin with their roof. Adding insulation to a roofing system can make a building more energy efficient by decreasing heating and cooling costs. The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) offers property owners information on various ways they can increase the energy efficiency of their building.

6 Steps to Enhancing the Service Life of Your Roof System

Proper inspection and maintenance can greatly impact the service life, reliability and performance of a roof system. The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has identified six steps all owners should follow to properly care for a roof.

Your Guide to Algae Discoloration

Have you noticed dark streaks on your asphalt shingle roof? Many homeowners and building owners think this comes from dirt, moss, fungus or tree droppings, but they may be caused by algae discoloration. In this video, the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) tells you what algae discoloration is and how you can address it.

Advances in Low Slope Asphalt Roofing

Over the past century, asphalt roofing systems have advanced to utilize modern technology and improved production processes. Low slope asphalt roofing products continue to evolve to meet the scope of any building project or installation requirement while providing durable and reliable roofing systems.

Advances in Residential Asphalt Roofing Systems

2015 marks the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association’s (ARMA) 100th anniversary. In honor of our centennial, we’ve produced a new video demonstrating the advances in asphalt shingle technology over its long history. Residential asphalt roofing systems continue to evolve to utilize modern technology and provide even more beauty, affordability and reliability.

Asphalt Roofing 101- A System Above the Rest: Low Slope

Whether you own a residential or commercial property, installing a new roof is a major decision. The function of a roof is to protect our loved ones, property and valuable assets from the worst that Mother Nature offers. This new video from the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) showcases the different kinds of low-slope asphalt roofing systems available and how a whole-system approach can provide long-term durability, reliability and value to a property.

Asphaltic technology offers a range of low-slope roofing options, as well as many installation methods. “Asphalt Roofing 101-A System Above the Rest: Low Slope” details these different options so that a commercial property owner can make an educated choice when installing a new roof.

Asphalt Roofing 101- A System Above the Rest: Steep Slope

Whether you own a residential or commercial property, installing a new roof is a major decision. The function of a roof is to protect our loved ones, property and valuable assets from the worst that Mother Nature offers. This new video from the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) showcases the different kinds of steep-slope asphalt roofing systems available and how a whole-system approach can provide long-term durability, reliability and value to a property.

ARMA recommends that residential properties with steep-slope systems generally include six components: an ice and water barrier product, and underlayment, a shingle starter product, asphalt shingles, hip and ridge shingles and ventilation, both for intake and exhaust. “Asphalt Roofing 101-A System Above the Rest: Steep Slope” provides images and video that illustrate each component and examine how they work together to protect the valuable assets in a home.

Asphalt Roofing and the Science of Color

An asphalt shingle roof provides homeowners with years of protection from the elements as a result of its reliability, durability and longevity. Asphalt roofing offers unparalleled beauty and versatility, which allows homeowners to pick a variety of unique colors, styles and textures that can increase a home’s value and raise its curb appeal.

Today, four out of five homeowners in the U.S. choose asphalt roofing. For most homeowners, choosing a type of shingle roof is a once in a lifetime decision, so deciding on what color and style fits their personality and one which blends with the character of the neighborhood is an important one.

This new short, educational video from the from Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) examines the “Science of Color” for asphalt shingles. Asphalt roofing manufacturers work with color consultants to create a wide variety of appealing styles, looks and tones to provide homeowners with different options to satisfy all of their needs and desires. The video explains the process of how different colors for asphalt shingles are created and what the latest design trends are in asphalt roofing systems.

ARMA's Quality Asphalt Roofing Case Study Program

Roofing Professionals… Tell ARMA why you choose to use asphaltic roofing products and earn the chance to…

  • Gain National Prominence … Have your story told in the national trade press
  • Win Cash… Finalists are automatically entered into a contest, and eligible to win up to $2000 cash. Use it to reinvest in your business or for a well deserved vacation.
  • Generate Leads … ARMA will publish a case study brochure showing all the case study finalists and distribute it at industry trade shows
  • Earn Trust… and the honor of having your story housed as the “Best of the Best” on the ARMA website.

Why Asphalt Roofing?

Asphalt is one of the most widely-used roofing products in the country. Asphalt’s beauty, affordability and reliability are among the reasons homeowners choose to top their homes with asphalt shingles.

Video Library May 9, 2017

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Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045
Tel: (202) 591-2450
Fax: (202) 591-2445

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