Top 10 Reasons to Choose EPDM

Carlisle SynTec EPDM membranes offer an optimal solution for nearly any low-slope roofing situation. EPDM is a durable material that has more than 50 years of proven, in-field performance. With significant physical property advantages, warming benefits in northern climates and innovations in product technologies, EPDM is still defining the standard in the roofing market. Below…

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Sustainable Roofing – it’s all about performance

Sustainable roofing isn’t about colour, it’s about performance, which is why Carlisle Syntec and RubberBond offers the most diverse and versatile line of EPDM membranes on the market. When you need an energy efficient and sustainable roof system, look no further than the single ply membrane with a half century track record of performance and…

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How colour affects the membrane

As a manufacturer of both white and black roofing membranes, Carlisle Syntec, who manufacture RubberBond EPDM remains an advocate for careful selection of the membrane colour that is best suited for different geographies and different building types. Carlisle also suggests full understanding of the effects and properties of white roofing as a part of product…

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Testing the system – by Duncan Winter of Flex-R

The long-term weatherability and repairability of flat roofing systems continue to be major points of decision making when selecting flat roofing and waterproofing systems. At Flex-R we recently updated our EPDM Product Data Sheets and EPDM Specifications with new Xenon Arc weathering data that more accurately reflects the superior long-term performance of Carlisle SynTec EPDM…

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Fact & fiction of cool roofs

In the Professional Roofing article titled “Un-Cool Consequences of Cool Roofing,” Samir Ibrahim exposes the truth behind the misconception that reflective roofing is always an effective way for building owners to achieve energy savings and lower their total utility costs, and therefore reduce their building’s carbon footprint. To explain why white roofing is not a…

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EPDM Evolution in the Repair and Restoration of Aged EPDM Roof Systems

Good roofing practice has always been to tear off an existing roof to the deck and replace it with new material, but that is beginning to change. The age has come where tearing off an older roof may not be the best choice on behalf of the building owner or the environment. Sustainability, the latest…

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EPDM Lasts – this single ply is hard to beat

EPDM Lasts – this single ply is hard to beat

Over the last 45 years, Carlisle EPDM has gained industry wide acceptance and respect by providing both immediate and long term roofing solutions. During that time, EPDM has also racked up some impressive figures in the low sloping market. As of last year, roofing contractors had installed over 500,000 warranted EPDM roof systems, representing over…

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Sustainability of EPDM

Sustainability of EPDM

A new Life-Cycle Assessment, or LCA, of the long-term environmental impact of EPDM shows that it performs significantly better than comparable roof assemblies.Equally as important, the study — based on the most up-to-date data supplied by industry and public sources — reports that the environmental impact of EPDM is lower than previously thought. LCA is…

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Additional Flex-R Facilities

Additional Flex-R Facilities

We are pleased to have completed our expansion to our new 17,000 sq. ft. of warehousing and offices in Sands Industrial Estate, High Wycombe. This necessary expansion has allows us to hold additional stock to cater for the increasing demand for DuoPly membranes by our distribution partners. We will still retain the Oxford warehouse to…

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