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Eco-Friendly Roofing

March 1, 2024 | General
Eco-Friendly  Roofing

In an era where sustainability is at the forefront of modern construction practices, EPDM has emerged as a standout amongst other roofing materials. Owing to its remarkable durability, energy efficiency properties, and recyclability, it has risen as a compelling choice for any residential or commercial flat roofing project. 

Exploring EPDM As A Sustainable Roofing Solution

Several factors play a part in the sustainability of EPDM, with each factor bringing a benefit to the requirements of a roofing project. We have broken down these factors below:

Longevity & Durability

EPDM is a versatile synthetic rubber which has excellent longevity, even when exposed for long periods to both harsh weather conditions, and UV exposure from the sun. Owing to its lifespan, it is a fantastic choice for any residential or commercial project, often resulting in lower maintenance, faster installation times, and much greater cost efficiency.


EPDMs Energy Efficiency

EPDM rubber exhibits excellent insulative properties, making it a very energy-efficient material to use in a roofing project. Using its reflective properties, EPDM reduces the reliance on HVAC systems to cool premises, reducing energy consumption over time.

EPDM Recyclability

As a synthetic material, EPDM rubber is fully recyclable, adding another layer to its sustainability profile. At the end of its lifespan, green EPDM can be recycled and repurposed into new products, minimizing the amount of waste sent to landfills. EPDM aligns itself with circular economic principles, ensuring that at the end of its lifespan as a roofing material, it can be repurposed, reducing the reliance on newer resources, and lowering environmental impact.

Is EPDM Eco-Friendly?

As explained above, EPDM is a reliable, versatile and effective material regarding sustainability; offering benefits in cost, energy efficiency and its ability to be recycled. When this is coupled with its low maintenance and high range of applications, it is clear to see why EPDM is a popular choice of construction material.

Our High Sustainability Techo EPDM

We pride ourselves on supplying a sustainable product, and our Techo EPDM membrane exemplifies these qualities. Our BROOF (T4) fire-rated Techno EPDM is versatile, durable, sustainable, and cost-efficient, making it a great choice for your next roofing project. Use our EPDM roofing calculator to calculate the price of your next roofing project, or contact us to find out more about our range of products and services.

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