Raising The Sustainable Roof

Roofing professionals' task force defines sustainable roofing and outlines best practices.
March 11, 2004, 6am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Summarizing the work of a multi-year, international task force "to determine the state-of-the-art design, application and maintenance of sustainable low-slope membrane roof systems," this article describes how the task force arrived at their definition of a sustainable roofing system and briefly discusses the Cool Roof Rating Council, green roof systems, reflectivity and photovoltaic panels. It also provides a link to the task force's full report for members of the CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building Construction).

Thanks to Camille Kirk

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Published on Tuesday, March 9, 2004 in Professional Roofing
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