The leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. Supports standard AIA contract documents, specification documents and state continuing education requirements.
An independent, non profit organization that maintains a third-party rating system for reflective properties of roof surfacing materials.
ENERGY STAR, EPA helps businesses and organizations create savings in the places where we work, play, and learn. Part of their mission is the promotion and listing of reflective roof surfaces.
FM Approvals is a leader in certification and approval of roofing products and roof assemblies. Product approval is based on performance testing of completed assemblies when subjected to multiple perils. A typical FM Approvals program includes fire testing above and below the deck, wind-uplift testing, hail-damageability testing, accelerated weathering testing, and corrosion resistance testing of ferrous metal parts.