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Information on PVC Membranes for Low Slope Roofs

Read on for sound, scientifically backed information on the environmental and functional performance of energy efficient PVC membrane for low slope roofs.


Roofing Rebates & Incentives

Rebates and Incentives

The U.S. Department of Energy provides funding to states to design and implement their own energy efficiency programs.Find more information about roofing rebates »

Tax Deductions

Tax Deductions

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 established a tax deduction for energy efficient commercial buildings with qualifying roofing systems. Find more information about tax deductions »

Energy Savings

Energy Savings Calculator

Simple web-based tools can help assign an estimated value on the annual energy savings that can accrue during the life of different kinds of roofs. Find more information about energy savings »



Cool Roofing Codes,
Programs and Standards

Vinyl roof surfaces, also known as PVC membrane roofing,
can improve the energy efficiency of buildings while positively impacting the quality of the urban environment.
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Additional Reading

Review case studies, white papers & other authoritative background materials on PVC membrane roofing.
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Tested, Trusted Every Day – Environmental Profile: Vinyl Roofing Membranes

This brochure presents the most recent and reliable scientific data, complete with references, in response to questions about the health and safety of PVC membrane roofing...

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The Facts on PVC and the Environment

This presentation provides a detailed environmental overview of both the material vinyl and vinyl membrane roofing...

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