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The Five E’s

Although precise definitions still are evolving, HPR protective umbrellas share five important characteristics that make them energy efficient, environmentally friendly, cost effective, leak proof, reliable and long-lasting. Think of them as the “Five E’s.” Endurance: HPR systems must meet or exceed traditional performance standards in terms of longevity, all-weather reliability, water absorption, wind and fire […]

Asphalt Shingles Manufacturing & Waste Management in the Northeast Fact Sheet

Asphalt Shingle Waste Approximately 11 million tons of asphalt shingle wast is generated in the U.S. each year. This waste is comprised of approximately one million tons of scraps from asphalt single manufacturers, and ten million of construction scraps from installations and tear-offs from re-roofing. Download / View Full PDF Fact Sheet, Revised March 2012 […]

Recycling asphalt shingles

Discarded roofing material gets second life in new applications Paul Stastny Nobody likes to see waste, especially not when there appears to be so many options for the reuse of asphalt shingles. Shredded asphalt shingles can be used in gravel road dust suppression, hot patch road repairs, as an admixture to asphalt and cement, as […]

Metal Roofs – An Introduction / Environmental Benefits

The original article is posted on “Roofing Products” web site titled “Metal Roofs – An Introduction”. Visit their web site for the full copy of the article at: http://www.roofing-products.com/metal-roofs/metal-roof-info/metal-roofs-an-introduction/ Advantages A greater degree of protection from the elements, specifically the harsher elements, is offered by metal roofing systems, as opposed to other types of roofs. […]

Reducing, reusing, recycling not a fad but a reality – Excerpts

Article written by Sue Richards – a social entrepreneur, artist and cultural animator whose website is www.breastofcanada.com. She is also a member of the Mercury’s Community Editorial Board. Link to original article – http://www.breastofcanada.com/editorial10.html Hence my confusion. My understanding of parenting and grand parenting is the desire to leave the offspring with a brighter future, […]