One of the most popular product updates was the Flintlastic SA Cap Sheets that can be installed at temperatures lower than 40 degrees F.
(MALVERN, PA) — CertainTeed, a leading North American manufacturer of building materials, showcased an impressive variety of high-quality and innovative roofing products, as well as top-tier contractor program offerings, at the 2018 International Roofing Expo (IRE). Show attendees engaged with CertainTeed employees to get a first-hand look at the best the company has to offer to roofing professionals.
“The products at this year’s show exemplified CertainTeed’s strong commitment to high quality and continual improvement,” said Alex Pecora, director of product management for CertainTeed Roofing. “From fully recyclable, fire-and-impact-resistant metal roofing to self-adhering roof products that can be installed in frigid temperatures, the science and innovation behind our products is designed to take roofing projects to the next level.”
This year’s featured products included:
The Beauty of Traditional Roofing, Reimagined in Metal
Matterhorn® Metal Roofing – The distinctive, award-winning Matterhorn collection replicates the color, dimension and detail of traditional shake, slate and clay tiles in the form of steel. As the trend for metal roofing continues to grow, fans of the material will now have greater access to indulge their aesthetic preferences without sacrificing performance or practicality.
Matterhorn metal roofs are maintenance free, protected by a lifetime limited warranty, and are 100 percent recyclable. In addition, all profiles are Class A fire resistance rated and Class IV impact resistance rated. The collection is available in 17 color options, including 14 solar-reflective colors that can be used to comply with 2016 California Title 24, Part 6, cool roof requirements.
Freedom from Temperature Concerns
Flintlastic® SA – The popular Flintlastic SA (self-adhering) product line just got better. This tried-and-true system is now able to withstand installation in near-freezing temperatures. Both the Flintlastic SA Cap and Flintlastic SA Cap FR (fire rated) cap sheets can now be installed in temperatures below 40°F with the use of a hot air welder. This enables roofers to work quickly through the winter months without fear of plunging temperatures.
Expanded Markets due to Popular Demand
Arcadia Shake® – Arcadia Shake shingles, one of most authentic replications of classic shake roofing available, has expanded North American markets. Made from four layers of highly-refined asphalt, these large-format shingles offer lower installation costs, as well as longevity and durability unmatched by traditional wood shake. Arcadia Shake is available in a unique array of colors that offer the charm of wood shake in the form of a luxury asphalt shingle.
Belmont® – Belmont asphalt shingles, which blend the natural beauty of slate with state-of-the-art performance characteristics of luxury asphalt roofing, also have increased market presence the U.S. The laminate shingles are available in six vibrant colors that perfectly capture the essence of natural slate, and all six colors are now available in Class IV impact resistance-rated versions. The Belmont collection is also wind-, algae- and fire-resistant and comes with a lifetime limited warranty, providing homeowners with total peace of mind.
CertainTeed Roofing has a wide array of solutions that meet the needs of specific regions throughout the United States. To learn more about CertainTeed Roofing and additional product offerings, visit www.certainteed.com.
Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed®, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm’s slogan “Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed,” inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.
A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain®, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The group had total sales of approximately $3.7 billion in 2017. www.certainteed.com.
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