GAF Press Releases

6/28/2016

GAF Awarded One of the World’s Largest Rooftop Solar Projects

(Parsippany, NJ- 6/28/16) GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the roofing material for one of the world’s largest rooftop solar projects located at Westmont Drive in the Port of Los Angeles. PermaCity, a Los Angeles-based solar developer, partnered with GAF because of its...

5/4/2016

GAF Partners With Television Personality and Contractor Alison Victoria To Help Homeowners Navigate Roofing Projects

(Parsippany, NJ- 5/4/16) GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, announced a partnership this week with Alison Victoria, interior designer and host of her own home improvement show. Alison has designed over 150 kitchens and has spent thousands of hours working on renovation shows. She is a recognized home improvement expert...

4/28/2016

Attention California Roofing Professionals: GAF Launches New Timberline HD® Reflector Series™ Shingles, Giving More Options to Comply With Title 24 Cool Roof Requirements

GAF has introduced a new, affordable cool shingle line with the launch of Timberline HD® Reflector Series™ Shingles in California. These shingles are rated by the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) for use in Title 24 projects — so California-based contractors can now offer homeowners a wider variety of color options with the iconic...

4/4/2016

GAF Completes Acquisition of Icopal

Creates the largest manufacturer in the global roofing industry   PARSIPPANY, NJ (4/4/16) - GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, today announced that it has closed its acquisition of Icopal, a leading pan-European manufacturer of roofing and other waterproofing products, for approximately €1 billion. The transaction...

3/23/2016

GAF Receives Highest Honor Set by Women for Outstanding Customer Experience

Recognized with the Women’s Choice Award® for 2016 as Customer Recommended Roofing Products    PARSIPPANY, NJ (3/23/16) — GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is honored to have earned the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® based on extraordinary recommendations from their female customers in a...

2/10/2016

GAF Announces Partnership with Athlon Sports to Create the GAF Sports Challenge for Roofing Contractors

PARSIPPANY, NJ (2/10/16) — GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is pleased to announce a partnership with Athlon Sports to create the GAF Sports Challenge. GAF has created two fun and engaging online “pick’em” sports challenges for all of its contractors, both residential and commercial. The first...

2/5/2016

GAF Introduces ThermaCal® Wall - Exterior Wall Insulation Panels

Offers help to meet increased R-value requirements    PARSIPPANY, NJ (2/4/16) — With an increasing focus on sustainable building and environmental practices, energy code requirements in many parts of the country continue to change. Because of this, the need for increased R-value at the sidewalls is more important than ever. GAF...

1/25/2016

GAF Announces the Acquisition of Icopal The combined company will be the largest manufacturer in the global roofing industry

PARSIPPANY, NJ (1/25/16) - GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Icopal (“the Company”), a leading pan-European manufacturer of roofing and other waterproofing products, from Investcorp Ltd for approximately €1 billion. The transaction...

1/19/2016

GAF Introduces Cobra® IntakePro™ Rooftop Intake Vent Contractor-Friendly Solution for Intake Venting

PARSIPPANY, NJ (1/18/16) — Many homes in North America have inadequate attic ventilation systems, which can often be attributed to the lack of proper attic intake ventilation – and without proper intake ventilation, attic ventilation systems can be rendered useless. GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, offers a...

1/12/2016

GAF to Exhibit New Products and Technologies at Upcoming International Builders’ Show

PARSIPPANY, NJ (1/12/16) — GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, will continue to have a considerable presence at the International Builders’ Show, taking place January 19-21 in Las Vegas. The company will display products in booth C2108 in addition to offering education and insight on cutting-edge apps and...

12/24/2015

GAF Wins 12 American Inhouse Design Awards From Graphic Design USA

PARSIPPANY, NJ (12/22/15) — GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, has recently been honored with twelve American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA magazine. For over 50 years Graphic Design USA has sponsored competitions to spotlight areas of excellence for creative professionals. The American Inhouse Design...

12/15/2015

GAF Aligns With Technology Solution to Help Contractors Save Time and Money

PARSIPPANY, NJ (12/15/15) – Continuing its efforts to help roofing contractors build their businesses, GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, recently announced an alliance with LaborSync to offer industry executives a one-stop labor management solution. This cutting-edge technology helps business owners control costs and...

11/30/2015

GAF Wins Gold Innovation Award For Second Straight Year

PARSIPPANY, NJ (11/30/15) – GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to have again received the Gold Innovation Award in the Asphalt Roofing Shingles category by Home Builder Executive.    GAF was acknowledged for its Glenwood™ Lifetime Designer Shingles, the company’s first triple-laminate...

11/12/2015

GAF to Be Featured in 2015 Greenbuild Unity Home at Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Washington, D.C.

Visit GAF at Booth #3137   PARSIPPANY, NJ (11/12/15) - GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, in partnership with world-renowned builder Tedd Benson and Unity Homes, BUILDER magazine and the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announces that its EverGuard Extreme® TPO has been awarded a Material Health...

11/3/2015

GAF and Angie’s List Announce Strategic Partnership

PARSIPPANY, NJ (11/03/15) – GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, today announced an exclusive partnership with Angie’s List, a membership site offering over 3 million members reviews and information to help make informed purchasing decisions. GAF will be the only roofing manufacturer .promoted on the site and will...

10/13/2015

GAF Unveils Refresh of gaf.com Style Guide

PARSIPPANY, NJ (10/12/15) – Demonstrating its continued focus on connecting style and design elements with quality roofing materials, GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, today announced the re-launch of the GAF Style Guide on gaf.com. This web page hones in on the lifestyle shift of “bringing the indoors...

9/30/2015

GAF Continues Unique Partnership with No Roof Left Behind

 Communities vote to help deserving families win a free roof   PARSIPPANY, NJ (9/30/15) - No Roof Left Behind (NRLB), a program that provides a new roof to deserving families in the U.S. and Canada, recently announced that it has renewed its ongoing partnership with GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer. GAF will...

9/16/2015

GAF is Ranked “Brand Leader” in Four Categories of 2015 Remodeling Brand Use Study

PARSIPPANY, NJ (9/16/15) - GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, was recently awarded the title of “Brand Leader” by the 2015 Remodeling Brand Use Study in all four categories for Ridge Vent Systems.    Readers were asked to rank the industry’s foremost material suppliers to determine who is a true...

9/9/2015

GAF Partners with HGTV HOME’s Director of Design: Nancy Fire

PARSIPPANY, NJ (9/9/15) - Furthering its focus on connecting style and design elements with quality roofing materials, GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, has partnered with Nancy Fire, HGTV HOME design director, and creative director and founder of Design Works International.   As HGTV HOME Design Director, Nancy...

8/24/2015

GAF Completes Acquisition of Quest Construction Products Acquisition to bolster growth of GAF’s commercial business

PARSIPPANY, NJ (8/24/15) - GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, announced it has completed the acquisition of Quest Construction Products (QCP), a former division of Quest Specialty Chemicals and the largest supplier of fluid-applied roofing systems and roof-coating products in North America. The transaction, which also...

8/12/2015

GAF Announces Alliance to Increase Safety Measures for Contractors

PARSIPPANY, NJ (8/12/15) - GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, recently announced an alliance with SLATOR™, creator of a new safety device helping contractors to make the dangerous business of working on steep roofs safer and more efficient.    Falls are the leading cause of death for construction workers...

8/3/2015

GAF Receives Prestigious “Partners of Choice Award” from David Weekley Homes

PARSIPPANY, NJ (8/03/15) — GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to have received its tenth distinguished Partners of Choice Award from David Weekley Homes, the country’s largest privately held builder. GAF received the coveted “AA” score, achieving top scores in quality and service, and is one...

8/3/2015

GAF Introduces Glenwood—the Industry’s Thickest Triple-Layer Asphalt Shingle

PARSIPPANY, NJ (8/3/15) - GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, proudly announces the industry's thickest triple-layer asphalt shingle. GAF’s new Glenwood™ Shingles (www.gaf.com/Roofing/Residential/Products/Shingles/Designer/Glenwood) offer all the natural beauty and dimensional look of real wood shakes, blending...