Innovation

GAF is always working on new and better ways to protect homes, buildings and our planet. We are committed to making our products better, stronger, safer and in more sustainable ways that are faster and easier to install.

Take your best. Make it better. That’s innovation.

With our industry-leading portfolio of patents and product, GAF takes innovation in the roofing industry seriously. And we are just getting started. 

LayerLock™ Technology

LayerLock™ Technology mechanically fuses the common bond between overlapping shingle layers. The added strength at the common bond powers the StrikeZone™ nailing area - the industries widest nail zone.

EnergyGuard™ NH Polyiso Roof Insulation

EnergyGuard Non-Halogenated Polyiso Roof Insulation boards offer all the performance and flame retardance you rely on, now free of any halogenated components - a great choice for more sustainable building design.

GAF Time-Release Algae-Fighting Technology

Specially-engineered capsules are infused throughout with thousands of copper microsites, which release copper steadily over time, for long-lasting algae-fighting power. It’s algae resistance so powerful it allows us to offer a 25-year StainGuard Plus Algae Protection Limited Warranty against blue-green algae discoloration on many of our most popular products.*

* 25-year StainGuard Plus™ Algae Protection Limited Warranty against blue-green algae discoloration is available only on products sold in packages bearing the StainGuard Plus™ logo. See GAF Shingle & Accessory Limited Warranty for complete coverage and restrictions and qualifying products.

Constant Curiosity

We are reimagining the ways we live, creating better technology with practical applications to help us keep our promise to protect what matters most. From light-weight roofing tiles, to solar reflective pigments, the cutting edge of research and development in roofing and waterproofing solutions can be found at GAF.
Background

The Science of Roofing

Our technical, chemical and engineering expertise is second to none when it comes to the roofing industry. For more than a century, GAF has pioneered development and manufacturing of high-performance residential and commercial roofing products through advanced R&D and real-world scientific programs. Think you have what it takes to join our team? Visit our career page to learn more.
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