Each month RECORD reviews building product related web sites and blogs that might be of interest to our readership. We visit each site, kick the tires a bit, and share what it is about and how it functions. Please let us know if there is a site you've found particularly useful, well-designed, or easy to navigate. — Rita Catinella Orrell

More roofing manufacturers should produce Web sites as interactive and readable as Sika Sarnafil’s new look at www.sustainabilitythatpays.com. Starting off with a video, the site is a resource for architects, specifiers, facility managers, and general contractors looking to select roofing and waterproofing systems that meet sustainability goals of energy efficiency, environmentally preferable products, greenhouse gas reduction, and waste reduction. Sika Sarnafil is the first U.S.-based company to introduce a recycling program for commercial single ply roofing membranes.


A resource on noiseproofing, The Green Glue Company’s new site at www.greengluecompany.com includes articles, studies, and reports on the subject. The site provides an easily accessible navigation bar that includes a technical library (with drawings), FAQ section, project applications, and a product section including noiseproofing compound, clips, sealant, and joist tape.