Founded by managing director Ian Parry in 1978, AAC became one of the only firms in the region to provide mastic asphalt roofing
, a high quality material used since the 1940s.
As an exercise in sustainability, I decided to construct my scale model using only scraps available from the throw-away box of my favorite building supply center, plus what I had on hand: a few left over cedar shakes and a bundle of 20-year-old asphalt roofing
Tall Oaks' eight miles of collective pavement were recently topped and completed with a green road mixture that includes recycled asphalt roofing
shingles ground up from old roofs.
The company's primary products include vinyl and cedar siding, custom steel and aluminum cladding, Fibre Cement siding (Hardiplank) and Asphalt roofing
. With key employees and management in place, this is an excellent company ready to grow.
The BB+ corporate credit rating with a "stable" outlook reflects Building Materials Corp's leadership in US asphalt roofing
shingles, attractive operating margins, good geographic sales diversity within the US, and relatively stable demand that supports a fair business risk profile, S&P noted.
The large amount of discarded asphalt roofing
shingles were difficult to recycle on the renovation project, according to the report.
In North America, many entrepreneurs are still in the early stages of setting up plants that can convert tear-off asphalt roofing
shingles into a usable aggregate or hot-mix product.
The state has issued a consumer alert to the public stressing that landscaping mulch made from asphalt roofing
shingles may be toxic, and recommending how to dispose of the material.
The rest would result from the combustion of petroleum products such as motor fuels, plastics, and asphalt roofing
. Because soot from those sources repels moisture, water vapor in the air wouldn't condense on the particles.
It does, however, take longer to install synthetic slates and shakes than to install asphalt roofing
According to the Asphalt Roofing
Manufacturers Association, more than 12.5 billion square feet of asphalt shingle products are made each year--enough to cover more than 5 million homes annually.
Other features cover proper installation of wind-resistant asphalt roofing
, flashing details for window and door openings, and a look at how code changes have affected one New Jersey contractor's business.