May 20, 2024

Preserving Senior Comfort: Revitalizing Grace Manor’s Roof with Innovative Solutions

This senior living community is part of the Presbyterian Senior Living (PSL) family, which has provided quality residential and care services for over 96 years. The roof on Grace Manor needed urgent replacement due to leaks and ice dam issues. TRS Roofing, Inc., a Carlisle Authorized Applicator, was tasked with the project. They installed a Carlisle RapidLock System with a 135-mil slate gray FleeceBACK PVC membrane and Contour Rib(tm) Profiles, covering over 29,000 square feet. Discover how TRS Roofing successfully tackled this complex roofing project, preserving the building's appearance while ensuring durable protection.

March 25, 2024

Roofing Solution for the Largest Grocery Store Chain in Corpus Christi, TX

A grocery store in Corpus Christi, TX needed a roofing solution capable of withstanding 120-mph winds due to its coastal location. Texas Fifth Wall Roofing Systems, a prominent commercial roofing Authorized Applicator, successfully installed a high-performance Carlisle Sure-Weld TPO roofing system, ensuring long-term durability in the hot Texas climate.

February 28, 2024

Chambersburg YMCA - Recycling Rebate Program

The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA, dedicated to youth development and community wellness, recently renovated a section of its facility with a state-of-the-art roofing system, partnering with Ream Roofing Associates to ensure environmental sustainability by recycling materials and implementing modern roofing technologies. Through collaborative efforts, the project not only enhanced the YMCA's infrastructure but also exemplified a commitment to both community welfare and environmental stewardship.

February 15, 2024

Excellence in Action: 2024 NRCA Gold Circle Award for Innovative Solutions and Collaborative Teamwork

Nations Roof won the 2024 NRCA Gold Circle Award for Innovation. In conjunction with our industry partners, including Carlisle SynTec Systems, Rockwool, DensDeck, and Beacon, delivered a solution that not only keeps the water out of Lionsgate Studio in Yonkers, NY but also keeps out the noise from the nearby trains and street traffic. Just like every project we take on, we only settle for winning solutions. Our award-winning solution features InsulBase Polyiso, Insulfast Fasteners, 3" Insulation Plates, Low-VOC Bonding Adhesive, Flexible FAST Adhesive, and 80-mil Sure-Weld Extra TPO, showcasing the power of teamwork.

February 15, 2024

Roofing Innovation in Retail Spaces: A PVC-Infused Transformation for Wayfair's Flagship Store

Wayfair, the e-commerce home decor giant, is venturing into physical retail with a new flagship store opening in Spring 2024 near Chicago. Housed in a renovated building, the store will span 152,000 square feet, offering interactive experiences across 19 departments. Preservation Roofing Services is handling the complex roof replacement, featuring PVC membrane and intricate tapered insulation to ensure proper drainage. Challenges include coordinating with other contractors and navigating the building's diverse features. Despite hurdles, the project showcases innovative roofing solutions and highlights Wayfair's commitment to providing a unique shopping experience in both the online and physical realms.

February 02, 2024

Sure-Weld TPO & RhinoBond Case Study - Daedalus Project

Enhancing metal roof retrofit efficiency, the RhinoBond system and Sure-Weld TPO membrane offer unmatched speed and simplicity. Radco Roofing's successful Daedalus Project showcases the induction-welding system's benefits-reducing waste, increasing productivity, and ensuring a watertight, high-performance solution. A testament to innovation in commercial roofing.

January 18, 2024

Carlisle & Mid-South Case Study – Beyond the Roofline: 100 Million Square Feet Achieved

This case study explores how Mid-South Roof Systems was able to achieve and be awarded Carlisle's M1LEstone Award by installing 100 million square feet.

January 11, 2024

Sure-Weld TPO Special Colors Case Study - Jackson Preparatory School

This case study explores the use of Carlisle's Medium Bronze Sure-Weld TPO 60-mil membrane on a 25,200 sq ft roof of the new building for Jackson Preparatory School in Jackson, MS.

January 08, 2024

Sure-Weld TPO 16-Foot TPO Case Study - Hobby Lobby Project

This case study showcases how efficiently Carlisle's 16-foot Sure-Weld TPO was used on the wide-open 55,000 sq ft roof of a Hobby Lobby in Grand Prairie, TX.

December 19, 2023

Sure-Weld Extra TPO Case Study - Boys & Girls Club Teen Center Re-Roof Project

This case study explores a difficult re-roofing project. For the new Teen Center, the roof area was only about 20,000 square feet, but it was highly challenging, as the entire roof was a barrel vault from ground-based eave to eave, with only two small areas of low- slope work on a dormer and a portico over the front door. Read on to learn how Front Range Roofing Systems is a true success story of the Carlisle Experience.

December 19, 2023

Sure-Weld TPO Case Study - Nova Place Redevelopment Project

This case study explores Nova Place, a 100-million-dollar urban redevelopment of the former Allegheny Center Mall into an innovative technology campus in Pittsburgh's historic North Side. Learn how Carlisle SynTec Systems products made all the difference in this redevelopment project.

November 20, 2023

FleeceBACK KEE HP PVC Case Study - Globe Life Stadium

This case study explores the start to finish application of FleeceBACK KEE HP on the home of Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers. There were many challenges the KPost team faced when installing the new roof on the Globe Life Stadium, but the outcome was a homerun!

September 19, 2023

Sure-Flex PVC Roofing Systems Case Study - Jacksonville City Hall

This case study explores a job with many layers - a complicated location, multiple roof levels, challenging access to the roof, staging of the roofing materials, coordinating with City Hall, and managing intense safety and administrative challenges.

August 04, 2023

Case Study - Grandview (Recycled Insulation/EPDM Roof)

The old adage, ‘good things come to those who wait,’ may not always be true, but for Quality Trusted Commercial Construction & Roofing (QT Commercial), of Brooklyn Park, Minn., it was certainly the case when it came to re-roofing the Winco Fireworks distribution center in Grandview, Missouri.

July 25, 2023

Case Study - Whitney Pier Memorial MS

A case study that reviews how a FleeceBACK RapidLock application withstood Hurricane Fiona's path of destruction.

July 06, 2023

Case Study Request and Consent Release for Photography Form

Interactive Case Study Request and Consent for Photography Form

January 05, 2023

VacuSeal Re-Roof Case Study - Raton Power Plant

A case study featuring a re-roof of the Raton Power Plant in Raton, NM. The existing EPDM membrane was recovered by Carlisle's Sure-Weld TPO and secured with a VacuSeal Vent Secured Roof System.

September 22, 2022

X-Tenda Coat XTRA Silicone Coating Case Study - National Air Defense Radar Museum

The National Air Defense Radar Tower, which is one of only five structures of its kind, has been largely refurbished over the last three years, but the existing roof system continued to leak. The water was taking a serious toll on the floors below, posing a threat to the historical Cold War Air Defense artifacts, including a 1958 gap-filler radar antenna, housed within the museum.

January 12, 2022

Sure-White EPDM Re-Roof Case Study - Indiana Farmers Coliseum

In early 2020, the Indiana State Fair Commission embarked upon a re-reroofing project for the 120,000 square foot Indiana Farmers Coliseum, selecting South Central Roofing, Inc., a Carlisle Authorized Applicator, for the installation using Carlisle's Sure-White EPDM membrane.

September 20, 2021

Sure-Weld TPO Membrane with Contour Ribs Case Study - Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

With its utilization of Carlisle’s NVELOP building envelope components from Carlisle SynTec Systems and Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing, from the foundation all the way to the rooftop, this new SMECO facility will be able to achieve its goals in sustainability—providing an enhanced environment for its employees and improved services to its customers, all with the additional benefits of reduced operating costs, increased efficiency, and long-term facility performance.

August 05, 2021

Sure-Flex PVC Case Study - Legacy Roofing & Waterproofing

This case study features a re-roof using Carlisle's 60-mil light gray Sure-Flex PVC membrane and SecurShield HD Polyiso Insulation installed by Legacy Roofing & Waterproofing on a building in the heart of San Francisco's 'Industrial City'.

June 29, 2021

FleeceBACK EPDM Case Study - Cincinnati Tecta America Zero Company

This case study features Carlisle's FleeceBACK EPDM membrane installed on the Cincinnati Tecta America Zero Company Office roof in Ohio

January 25, 2021

Carlisle Construction Materials Recycling Case Studies

Carlisle has been partnering with NFR since 2014 to recycle XPS, EPS, and Polyiso insulations, as well as TPO, EPDM, and PVC roofing membranes.

December 17, 2020

Sure-Flex KEE HP Case Study - North Charleston Aquatic Case Study

This case study features Carlisle's Sure-Flex KEE HP membrane installed on the North Charleston Aquatic Center in North Charleston, SC.

December 07, 2020

Case Study: Derecho Winds Were No Match for RapidLock’s Mechanical Bond

A case study that reviews how several RapidLock projects in the derecho’s path withstood the storm’s most violent moments, including two schools in Marion, IA which withstood 130+ mph winds.

December 13, 2019

Case Study: Carlisle's RapidLock TPO Makes Cold Temperature Application Possible

A case study that features Carlisle's FleeceBACK® RapidLock (RL™) TPO membrane on the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha, NE.

September 02, 2019

Case Study: Carlisle's PVC Shelters Boston Celtics

A case study that details the installation of Carlisle's 60-mil Sure-Flex PVC roofing system on the 58,000 square-foot Auerbach Center, the home of the Boston Celtics practice arena.

June 20, 2019

Huron High School Gym Re-Roof - FleeceBACK® KEE HP Case Study

A case study on Huron High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, featuring a FleeceBACK KEE HP Roofing System with Sure-Flex PVC Contour Ribs.

May 22, 2019

Case Study: FleeceBACK RapidLock (RL) EPDM - iQor Customer Service Call Center

A case study that details the installation of Carlisle's FleeceBACK RapidLock (RL) EPDM roofing system on the 42,000 square-foot iQor Customer Service Call Center in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

June 22, 2018

Case Study: Carlisle TPO Keeps El Dorado YMCA Cool and Dry

A case study that outlines the use of Carlisle's Sure-Weld TPO with APEEL™ Protective Film on the roof of a YMCA in El Dorado, Kansas.

May 22, 2018

Case Study: Carlisle EPDM Restores Historic Masonic Lodge

Case study outlines use of Carlisle EPDM adhered with CAV-GRIP III on Millersville Masonic Lodge 126 in Indianapolis, IN.

May 01, 2018

2018 Roofing Contractor Editor's Choice: RapidLock (RL) Technology

Article published in the May 2018 issue of Roofing Contractor magazine acknowledging RapidLock (RL) technology as a 2018 editor's choice award for innovation in commercial roofing.

April 30, 2018

Case Study: Clarkson University Indoor Recreation Center

A case study that details the installation of a 115-mil FleeceBACK EPDM roofing system on the 66,300 square-foot hyperbolic paraboloid roof of Clarkson University's Indoor Recreation Center in Potsdam, NY. The FleeceBACK EPDM membrane was fully adhered with FAST Adhesive.

December 14, 2017

Case Study: Colorado State University Medical Center

A case study that details the installation of a 60-mil Sure-Weld TPO roofing system on the 44,300 square-foot Colorado State University Health & Medical Center in Fort Collins, CO. The 60-mil TPO membrane was fully adhered with TPO Bonding Adhesive.

June 22, 2017

Case Study: Carlisle EPDM and PVC Unite Atop Colorado Hospital

Case study outlines use of Carlisle EPDM and PVC on hospital in Colorado

April 20, 2017

Case Study: Carlisle’s FleeceBACK® KEE HP Rehabilitates Norfolk Harbor Museum

A case study that details the installation of a FleeceBACK KEE HP roofing system on the 55,000 square-foot Nauticus building in Norfolk, VA. The 115-mil FleeceBACK KEE HP membrane was fully adhered with FAST Adhesive.

March 24, 2017

Case Study: Carlisle FleeceBACK TPO Provides Long-term Protection for NY Non-Profit

Contractor, architect and owner agree that Carlisle's FleeceBACK TPO roof system is the ideal choice for replacing the failing roof atop this Albany, NY non-profit.

February 24, 2017

Case Study: Carlisle’s FleeceBACK Protects Kansas High School

A case study that details the installation of a FleeceBACK TPO roofing system on the 224,000 square-foot Southeast High School in Witchita, KS. The 115-mil FleeceBACK TPO membrane was fully adhered with Flexible FAST Adhesive over two layers of 1.8"-thick polyiso and 1/2"-thick DensDeck cover board.

January 24, 2017

Case Study: FleeceBACK Installed on Hail-Damaged Rooftops in Texas

Severe hailstorms destroyed the rooftops at the Mineral Wells School District. Officials decided to re-roof the buildings with Carlisle's durable FleeceBACK TPO to prevent future destruction.

January 13, 2017

Case Study: Willard High - A School with a Modern Profile

Willard City School District installs Carlisle's FleeceBACK KEE HP PVC FRS membrane with a Contour Rib Profile.

January 03, 2017

Case Study: Sure-Flex PVC Protects Students at West Springfield High School

A case study that details the installation of a Sure-Flex PVC roofing system on the 146,000 square-foot West Springfield High School in West Springfield, MA. The 60-mil PVC membrane was installed using the RhinoBond membrane attachment system over two layers of 2 1/2"-thick polyiso and 1/4"-thick DensDeck cover board.

October 04, 2016

Case Study: Fashion Outlets of Chicago

A case study from a challenging 390,000 square foot job in Chicago, IL. A mechanically fastened .080 white Sure-Flex™ PVC system was installed because of its long service life, superior resistance to punctures and tears, exceptional seam strength, and ease of installation in a variety of temperatures.

November 04, 2015

Case Study: Restoring the Bucky Fuller Geodesic Dome

A case study that details the restoration of the historic Buckminster Fuller geodesic dome using Carlisle's 60-mil Sure-Weld TPO adhered over 1/2" SecurShield HD Polyiso insulation.

October 07, 2015

Case Study: EPDM Sustainability - 30 Years Old and Counting

A case study that details two ballasted EPDM roofs in Maine that were installed more than 30 years ago and are still performing, exhibiting the strength, long-term durability, and sustainability of Sure-Seal EPDM.

June 19, 2015

Case Study: Carlisle SynTec Outfits Cabela's

This case study outlines use of a 90-mil, HotMopped FleeceBACK EPDM system.

February 19, 2015

Case Study: FleeceBACK KEE HP PVC Improves Wright City Middle School

Carlisle’s FleeceBACK KEE HP PVC Improves Wright City Middle School’s Roofing System.

January 20, 2015

Case Study: Aleppo Shriners Auditorium Re-roofing Project

A case study that details a new EPDM roof that replaced an existing PVC roof on the Aleppo Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, MA. A black EPDM roof was selected as it is an excellent choice in cold, northern climates as it can reduce heating costs in addition to many other benefits.

December 01, 2014

Made in the USA: Carlisle’s Culture of Innovation Drives New Capital Investments

Article published in the December 2014 issue of Roofing Contractor featuring Carlisle’s capital investments, including the PVC manufacturing line in Greenville, IL.

November 21, 2014

West Park Elementary School Elevating Expectation with Sure-Weld TPO Case Study

The West Park Elementary School Case Study displays the proven long-term performance of Carlisle’s Sure-Weld TPO roofing systems. Carlisle’s Sure-Weld TPO continues to elevate expectations with this 17 year old roof.

November 26, 2013

TPO Proven Performance Case Study

Case studies of TPO projects with over 15 years of installed performance.

July 16, 2013

Case Study: David L. Lawrence Convention Center South Terrace

The David L. Lawrence Convention Center South Terrace is a vegetative green roof with water-jet cut glass pavers, fully adhered FleeceBACK® PVC membrane, leak detection system, tapered polyiso insulation below membrane, and reverse tapered EPS insulation.

February 13, 2013

Healthcare Facility Project Profiles

Descriptions of four healthcare facilities that feature Carlisle single-ply roofing systems. Projects include Rush University Hospital, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Jacob Health Care and Saint Mary's Hospital.

January 24, 2013

FleeceBACK Membrane Provides Ultimate Cover for Spray Foam Insulation

Carlisle's FleeceBACK Sure-White EPDM membrane was recently installed over SPF insulation on a project in Pennsylvania. This system offers superior durability and numerous other benefits compared to more commonly used acrylic coatings.

January 01, 2013

Case Study: Offices of The Architectural Group, Inc. - Grandville, Michigan

A case study from Grandville, MI, where a Roof$ense Report was used to help earn a LEED credit when it was proven that black EPDM was the most energy-efficient roof in this cool, Northern climate.

October 11, 2012

Case Study: Major Retailer Lowers Heating Costs with Carlisle EPDM Roof

Staples, an EPA Green Power Partner, utilized a Carlisle EPDM roof system on its New York distribution facility to help lower its heating costs.

March 15, 2012

Case Study: Carlisle's White EPDM Helps Cut Supermarket Cooling Costs

Carlisle's Sure-White EPDM roof system is installed on a new supermarket to help cut its cooling costs. The fully adhered roof system features two layers of polyiso insulation to further cut energy consumption.

February 01, 2012

Heat It Up: New ASTM Requirements for TPO Roofing Membranes

Article published in February 2012 issue of RCI Interface discusses new ASTM requirements for TPO roofing membranes.