12/09/2009

PVC Roofing

December 2009 Issue 93
 
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PVC Roofing

By Dick Fricklas

For the last year, attention seems to be more on cool roofing, LEED, and vegetated roofs rather than what the roofing system is made of or what it can do. Maybe because current roofing systems are all well established, so they’re no longer newsworthy? Several claims are being made as to which manufacturer has lowest carbon footprint and which products are truly recyclable.

 

Take a closer look at PVC roofing systems and what they have to offer …

 
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