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ULE Verifies Recycled and Bio-Based Content of Garland Modified Membrane

UL Environment Inc. (ULE), is among the first organizations whose services help building products qualify for the recently released Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Pilot Credit 43, Certified Products. LEED has become synonymous with Green Building over the last decade and is the name of the green building guidelines set forth by the […]

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Rapidly Renewable Materials – The Green Decision

Need help sorting through all the chatter about rapidly renewable materials in roofing? It’s not so different from deciding between a real Christmas tree and an artificial one…try this analogy on for size. The widely accepted implementation of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED® guidelines for the building construction industry has introduced a […]

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Differentiating Between Structural and Architectural Standing Seam Roof Panels

When considering standing seam roof design it is important to know the difference between astructural panel and an architectural panel. Structural panels are commonly applied to low slope applications over open framing, and architectural panels are normally for steeper slope applications with a solid substrate. Two other terms commonly used to describe structural and architectural panels are hydrostatic […]

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Difficult Roofing Details Demand Tuff Solutions

Garland introduces easy-to-install Tuff Flash waterproofing protection for sealing difficult and unique roof details fast and watertight.   Building owners and contractors are constantly trying to find more durable and applicator friendly products to address today’s building design issues. In response, Garland continues to push our processes to create products that allow the industry to build better roof […]

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Modified Membrane Testing

Understanding ASTM D2523 vs. ASTM D5147 Both ASTM methods are standard test methods employed by roofing manufacturers to test their modified asphaltic roof membranes. The difference is: D2523 is a method that describes how to perform load-strain tests and is more geared toward testing whole assembled systems D5147 describes the battery of tests the manufacturer […]

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