Articles

2017

Factors Driving the Future of Roof Coatings

Construction Canada
By Steve Wolf, The Garland Company
March 2017 Issue

Key Considerations for Coating Metal Roofs

Durability + Design
By Steven Heinje, GAF
March 2017 Issue

2016

The Use and Application of Cold-Applied Adhesives for Modified Bitumen Membrane Roofing

Florida Roofing Magazine
By Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association
November 2016 Issue

Applying Up High With High-Performance Coatings

CoatingsPro Magazine, Roof Coatings Supplement
Quotes by Jim Kirby, RCMA Staff and RCMA Members: Chris Feldman, 838 Coatings, Jon Henson, GAF, Lori Nelson, Gaco Western, Steve Wolf, The Garland Company, and Josh McKain, Progressive Materials
November 2016

The Key to a Successful Roof Coating

Building Enclosure
By Jim Kirby, RCMA Staff
November 2016 & February 2017 Print Edition

Making Asphalt Cool With Roof Coatings

CoatingsPro Magazine
By Steve Heinje, GAF
September 2016

Choosing the Right Roof Coatings for Substrates Can Extend Roof Service Lives, Cool Temperatures and Save Energy

Roofing Magazine
By Jim Kirby, RCMA Staff
September 2016

RCMA Association Profile

RCI Interface
By RCMA Staff
July 2016

Roofing Maintenance, Dollars And Sense

Facility Executive
By Joe Mellott, Frank Percaciante, and Steve Wolf, The Garland Company, Inc.
July/August 2016

7 Myths About Roof Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions Magazine
By Scott Gayle, American WeatherStar
June 2016

How to Choose a Roofing Contractor 

Roofing Magazine
By Jeffrey Blank, SR Products
January/February 2016

2015

Extending the life of a mod bit roof

Construction Canada
By Joe Mellott and Charles Boulos
December 2015

RCMA: Roof Coating Considerations

Building Operations Management
By BOM Staff with contributions from George Daisey, The Dow Chemical Company, Joe Mellott, The Garland Company, Inc. and Lee Martucci, GAF
October 2015

Roof Coatings and Re-Roofing Products

Construction Specifier
By Fred Wolfe
October 2015

Is Your Roof Ready to be Recoated?

Metal Construction News
Contributions from Kate Baumann, Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc. and Michael Endredi, The Garland Company Co. Inc.
September 2015

Q&A With the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association

Coatings World
By CW Staff, with RCMA contributors
August 2015

Selecting and specifying roof coatings

The Construction Specifier
By Jim Kirby, RCMA Staff
July 2015

New-Generation Roof Coatings Offer Many Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
By FMD Staff, with RCMA contributors
June 2015

The Devil is in the Details: Surface Prep Prior to Coating Your Existing Roof

CoatingsPro Magazine
By Scott Gayle, American WeatherStar
March 2015

Innovations in Elastomeric Acrylic Roof Coatings

Durability + Design
By George Daisey, Vicki Demarest, and Arthur Kravchenko, The Dow Chemical Company
February 2015

An EPA Proposal to Reduce Ground-level Ozone Will Affect the Roofing Industry

Roofing Magazine 
By Kelly Franklin, RCMA
January/ February 2015

Restore Metal Roofing in the Field Using PVDF Latex Coatings

BUILDINGS BUZZ Blog
By Charles Weidner, Arkema, Inc.
January 2015

Adapt or Perish: Roof Coating Formulators Must Consistently Adapt to Meet Ever-Changing Regulations

Professional Roofing 
By Jason Smith, Garland Company
January 2015

Using Coatings in Challenging Weather 

Construction Canada
By Steve Heinje, Quest Construction Products
January 2015

2014

Coatings Are A Tool To Extend The Life Of A Roof In Cost-effective Manner

Buildings Operations Management
By BOM Staff
October 2014

Solvent Reduction Technology – What are the Rules?

Coatings World
By Dr. Michael R. Van De Mark and Ameya M. Natu, Missouri S&T Coatings Institute
September 2014

Cold Liquid-Applied Roofing

WATERPROOF! Magazine 
By Kelly Franklin, RCMA
September 2014

What Do You Mean By ‘Polyurethane?’

Construction Specifier
By Steve Heinje, Quest Construction Products
September 2014

Coating a Roof? Don’t Forget Fire Ratings

Roofing Magazine
By Mike Fischer, RCMA
July 2014

Five Ways to Maximize Your Roof Coating Investment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
By RCMA Staff
June 2014

Current Trends in Roof Coatings

Midwest Roofer (Midwest Roofing Contractors Association)
By Joe Mellott, Garland Company
May 2014

Solar Reflective Roof Coatings: Enhancing Longevity and Efficiency

Construction Specifier
By John Ferraro, RCMA
May 2014

Why Re-Coat a Metal Roof?

Metal Construction News
By Metal Construction News Staff
February 2014

2013

Roof Coatings Can Protect Environment, Help Maintain Operating And Capital Budgets

Building Operating Management
October 2013

Everything Old Is New Again: Roof Coatings Continue to be an Important Part of the Roofing Market

Professional Roofing
August 2013

Reflecting on Reflectivity

Construction Business
May / June 2013

Strategies for Preventing Roof Coating Problems

Maintenance Solutions
March 2013

Roof Coating Manufacturers: The Future Looks Bright for White Coatings 

Midwest Roofer (Midwest Roofing Contractors Association)
April 2013

Strategies for Preventing Roof Coating Problems

Maintenance Solutions
March 2013

Recipe for Roof Coatings

Today’s Facilities Manager
January/February 2013

Roof Coating Manufacturers: The Future Looks Bright for White Coatings

Midwest Roofer (Midwest Roofing Contractors Association)
April 2013

Strategies For Preventing Roof Coating Problems

Facilities Net
March 2013

2012

Roofing Product Selection from Installation to Routine Maintenance

Maintenance Solutions
April 2012

2011

White Roof Coatings: Application Insights

Maintenance Solutions
September 2011

2007

Coatings for Today’s Roof Systems

RSI
June 2007

A Practical Guide to White Coatings

Interface
February 2007

2006

Coatings Keep Things Cool

Cool Roofing
Fall 2006

Reroof or Restore

Florida Forum
October 2006

Every Kind of Roof Coatings Under the Sun

Roofing Contractor
September 2006

Raising the Roof

Maintenance Solutions
March 2006

Roofing: Making White Coatings Work

Maintenance Solutions
March 2006