MAT Releases are downloadable, media-ready features designed to touch on construction trends and important topics affecting the asphalt roofing industry.

  • Let the Attic Breathe for the Health of the House
    Revised November 2023 By Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) Attics are often overlooked and may be viewed by homeowners as just another place to store excess boxes of clothes and decorations. This is a mistake because, if not properly ventilated, an attic space can negatively affect energy...
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  • Green Roofing Gains from Asphalt Innovation
    With the current emphasis on energy and sustainability, the roofing industry has continued to innovate to provide excellent protection for today’s buildings. As a roofing material, asphalt meets these new demands while still delivering on its traditional strengths of high quality, long life cycle and reliability. Thanks...
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  • Green movement; More than a Black & White Issue
    No matter what we read today, there is a reference or association to the “green” movement. There is no doubt that the national spot light on the environment will be good for the plant and the nation, but like any complicated issue there is no quick fix....
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  • Asphalt Shingles: Raising the B.A.R.
    There are three reasons why asphalt shingles can be found atop more than 80 percent of American homes: Beauty, Affordability and Reliability. Asphalt products continue to raise the B.A.R. when it comes to today’s roofing material choices making them the most popular choice for protecting U.S. roofs....
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  • Decisions, Decisions: Asphalt Stacks Up Against Alternative & Metal Roofing
    The choices for a roofing system can be overwhelming at times. There are a number of factors to consider and, in almost every case, asphalt shingles are the preferred choice when looking for a roof that performs and has curb appeal. Shingle roofs are cost effective, easy...
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MAT Releases May 9, 2017