GAF Introduces New Green Web Tool

Wayne, NJ (9/2011) - GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, has announced an update of its GAF Green Central microsite - the destination for sustainability information on all the company's product lines, including roofing and roofing accessories, ventilation products, and siding. The microsite is designed around the full lifespan of a structure, detailing the many ways that a roofing product can contribute to 'greening' that structure throughout its service life from production to recycling.

In order to be most useful to design professionals, includes submittal info for property owners and project teams, including the GAF LEED® Playbook and ecoScorecardSM submittal tool. The site also has resources for those preparing for the next generation of green building codes, such as a template Construction Waste Management Plan, information on membrane and asphalt shingle recycling, and links to a number of helpful roofing industry resources, as well as listings of GAF products that meet CRRC®, ENERGY STAR®, and Title 24 requirements. Additionally, free access to the Green Building Certification Institute accredited course 'Asphalt Shingles and the Green Home' is provided.

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About GAF

Now proudly celebrating its 125th year in the industry, GAF has become the largest roofing manufacturer in North America, with sales of nearly $3 billion annually. The company's products include a comprehensive portfolio of steep-slope and commercial roofing systems, which are supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors. Its success is driven by a commitment to provide property owners and specifiers with the best and safest choice in roofing and by helping supportive contractors and distributors to build their businesses and avoid hassles.

With a focus on social responsibility, GAF has developed Advanced Protection® shingle technology, which provides superior durability and wind resistance while reducing the use of scarce natural resources.

The Company also supports the roofing industry through CARE, the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence, which has provided education to over 125,000 professionals. CARE's mission is to help professional contractors and distributors build their businesses through sales and management education, and to provide product and installation training to contractors, distributors, architects, property owners, and related industry personnel. For more information about GAF, visit

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