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CertainTeed has recently decided to partner with the #1 consumer review service, Angie’s List.  The strategy developed by CertainTeed helps put ShingleMaster™ Roofing Contractors in more touch with consumers and help consumers find trusted roofers more efficiently and easily.   CertainTeed is helping local roofing contractors in Bryan, TX and surrounding markets boost their presence and…

Recently funded by a Tier One Program Grant, Texas A&M University and the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, have begun a green roof project on Langford Building A.  The project is 3 year, $300,000, all-inclusive research opportunity, incorporating students from the Department of Horticultural Sciences and the Department of Atmospheric Sciences for a…

The sun damages roofs by a process called photo-degradation.  During this process ultraviolet photos with high energy content disrupt chemical bonds in polymers (long chains of similar subunits).  The absorption of the UV rays causes either breakage or crosslinking of polymer chain, changing both chemical and physical properties of various roofing materials.  After UV rays…