EPDM Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer
An extremely durable synthetic rubber roofing membrane, widely used in low-slope buildings. Its two primary ingredients, ethylene and propylene, are derived from oil and natural gas.
BUR Built-Up Roofing
These roof systems are commonly referred to as "tar and gravel" roofs. BUR systems generally are composed of alternating layers of bitumen and reinforcing fabrics that create a finished membrane.
MOD BIT Modified Bitumen
A standard SBS modified bitumen roof system is a two-ply system applied in rolls that overlap the edge of the previous roll and can be installed with the common torch method, asphalts, or cold adhesives.
PVC Polyvinyl Chloride
A flexible, thermoplastic membrane manufactured using UV-resistant polyvinyl chloride; Ideal long-term solution for roofs that demand high performance at a lower life cycle cost. These membranes are reinforced with a low-wicking polyester fabric.
TPO Thermoplastic Polyolefin
A single-ply roofing membrane that is among the fastest growing commercial roofing products and have gained broad industry acceptance for their many performance and installation advantages.
SHEET METAL Architectual
Suppliers and Affiliations
As the leading manufacturer of superior commercial roofing solutions, Firestone Building Products Company, LLC has been trusted by contractors, building owners and specifiers for 30 years. The company has steadily diversified from a single product to a full line manufacturer of EPDM, thermoplastic, asphalt and metal roofing systems, polyiso insulation and accessories.
Carlisle SynTec has led the single-ply industry for over 45 years in product innovation, customer enthusiasm and system integrity. Carlisle is proud to be the pioneer of the roofing industry revolution that began more than four decades ago. Carlisle is committed to providing the best long-term single-ply roofing systems, services, and warranties in the commercial marketplace.
CertainTeed has earned a reputation as a premier building materials manufacturer for more than 100 years. For every part of the building, CertainTeed offers a quality line of roofing, vinyl and fiber cement siding, pvc trim, sheathing, fence, railing, decking, foundation, windows, insulation, gypsum, ceilings, and pipe products for both residential and commercial building applications.
Founded in 1886, GAF has become North America’s largest manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing. GAF's goal is to help contractors build their businesses by matching the right roofing technology to their clients' specific needs. We offer all major low-slope roofing technologies, including repair and maintenance products and roof restoration systems, as well as new roofing systems.
SOPREMA was founded in 1908 as Charles Geisen, while seeking to develop a fully waterproof fabric which would also be flexible and easy to install, found the solution by soaking jute fabric in hot bitumen. SOPREMA offers a comprehensive line of roofing, waterproofing, wall protection and civil engineering solutions combining superior products and systems with decades of proven performance.
The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy.
Wisconsin Roofing Contractors Association (WRCA) members is comprised of roofing contractors and material and service providers to the roofing industry. The WRCA is affiliated with the National Roofing Contractors Association. Our mission is to provide education, training and interactive forums for our members.
The Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA) is an independent regional roofing contractors' association organized to assist member roofing contracting companies to prosper in their businesses by being a contractor advocate; acting as an industry spokesman; disseminating information to the membership by means of a bi-monthly newsletter; providing valuable education at annual conference; and being an active resource for members with technical, business management, safety and legal advice.