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Everyone agrees that sustainability is "the right thing to do." But what does it take to "do it right?" When shopping for a roofing system that meets your sustainability goals, what criteria should you take into consideration? Here's a checklist of leading sustainable roofing criteria to help you make the lasting choice today — and for decades to come.

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  CRITERIA THE SIKA SARNAFIL ADVANTAGE
checkmark.gif DOCUMENTED SERVICE LIFE
  • Thermoplastic membrane with the longest track record in roofing and waterproofing
checkmark.gif RECYCLABLE INTO NEW ROOFING MEMBRANE
  • Vinyl membranes are readily recyclable into new membranes
checkmark.gif ZERO WASTE TO LANDFILL MEMBRANE PROGRAM
  • 100% membrane production waste recycled
checkmark.gif ROOF TAKE-BACK PROGRAM
  • Established roof membrane recycling program
checkmark.gif ENERGY STAR® QUALIFIED
  • The EnergySmart Roof® exceeds ENERGY STAR cool roofing requirements
checkmark.gif ROOF INSULATION MINIMUM OF R-20
  • Sarnatherm insulation available in a wide variety of configurations to meet building-specific requirements
checkmark.gif LESS THAN 50% OIL BASED
  • 57% of vinyl resin is derived from salt
checkmark.gif LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS
  • Vinyl roofing membranes rated highest in eco-efficiency among competing products
checkmark.gif CARBON OFFSETTING
  • The energy savings resulting from the use of the EnergySmart Roof more than offset the carbon emissions caused by membrane production
checkmark.gif RESIST SPREAD OF FIRE
  • Vinyl membranes perform better in resisting spread of fire than other single ply membranes
checkmark.gif ISO 14001 AND RESPONSIBLE CARE CERTIFIED
  • We take pride in our internationally recognized certifications