SPRI is your home for commercial roofing industry information. Here, you can browse through our resource documents, keep up with our events, search for members and learn more about SPRI ANSI Standards.
What they are saying
Our recent stories
Share in our membership thinking and stories.
April 2018 By Joan Crowe, GAF & Al Janni, Duro-Last, Inc Air barrier basics The primary function of an air barrier is to prevent or restrict air leakage through a building’s envelope. Air barriers are intended to control air flow from the exterior to the interior...read more
March 2018 SPRI activities during RCI Conference Week: March 19 – 27 Visit SPRI at booth 219 at the upcoming RCI Annual Conference and Trade Show in Houston, Texas, and be a part of the official launch of the DORA (Directory of Roofing Assemblies) platform. DORA is a...read more
March 2018 SPRI published an article in the January-February edition of Roofing magazine. This article provides critical information on the single most common mode of failure that occurs when low slope roofs are exposed to high wind events. Inspections of low slope...read more
February 2018 SPRI Elects Sukle as President for 2018-2020 Term Waltham, MA, February 2018 — SPRI, the trade association representing sheet membrane and component suppliers to the commercial roofing industry, has selected Zebonie Sukle as President for the 2018-2020...read more
Introduction to ES-1
ANSI / SPRI / FM 4435 / ES-1, the Wind Design Standard for Edge Systems Used with Low-Slope Roofing Systems, was the result of collaboration between SPRI and FM Global to address a need for a universal test standard and establish a reference for designers, specifiers, and installers of edge materials used with low-slope roofing systems.
For busy roofing contractors, devoting time to an industry association may be placed far below the daily tasks to maintain a business. Yet many of these organizations are comprised of other contractors that have similar concerns and schedules…read more