Tag: Roofing

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Document Competition 2016 – First Place, Large Projects

August 22, 2016

Editor’s Note: For the next several weeks, we will be highlighting last year’s document competition winners. If you want to get involved, think about submitting something for the 2017 Document Competition. But hurry, the deadline is October 31, 2016! You can download all the document competition details in a pdf. Douglas Arena, AIA | Bell […]

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Shingles to be Recycled

ASTM Meetings on Roofing and Waterproofing June 2016

August 05, 2016

by Walt Rossiter In 2008, ASTM Technical Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing established Subcommittee D08.24 on Sustainability in answer to topical pressures to develop sustainability-related standards for these vital building envelope components. Over the last eight years or so, the subcommittee members — and particularly the task group chairs — have enthusiastically and persistently […]

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RCI Foundations Support Roofing Calculator

August 02, 2016

The RCI Foundation (U.S.) is the major non-governmental organization (NGO) contributing to a project with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), titled “Roofing Capabilities for the Roof Savings Calculator.” While there are many other supporters of this venture, the Foundation’s board approved a grant of $30,000 to be a major supporter because of the positive impact […]

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