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Jacob Speight named Vice President of Sales, Americas, for Firestone Building Products

Jacob Speight named Vice President of Sales, Americas, for Firestone Building Products

NASHVILLE, TENN. (August 18, 2021) – Firestone Building Products, LLC (FSBP), has named Jacob Speight vice president of sales, Americas. Jacob joined Firestone in 2015 and was most recently the Executive Director of Sales for the U.S. In his expanded role, he will take on sales leadership for Gaco, Sales Operations, and the FSBP Canada and Latin America sales teams. “With more than 15 years of account management and sales leadership,...

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Technical Advisory: Correct Application of Seam2Seam™ Sealant

Correct Application of Seam2Seam™ Sealant GenFlex Seam2Seam Sealant is an essential component of Seam2Seam EPDM SA membrane roofing systems. Incorrect application of Seam2Seam Sealant may compromise seam integrity and will be noted on GenFlex inspection reports. Please refer to the guidelines below on proper application of Seam2Seam Sealant and implement best practices with roofing crews to ensure installations meet GenFlex...

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GenFlex Celebrates 40 Years of Business

The year 2021 marks four decades of business for GenFlex, a leader in commercial roofing product development, distribution, and training. To date, more than a billion square feet of GenFlex roofing membrane has been installed across North America! You'll find GenFlex products covering structures from Virginia to California, including high schools, churches, apartment complexes, stadiums, and more. In honor of the occasion, we spoke with two...

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GenFlex Now Offers Time-Saving Metal Edge Systems

GenFlex has partnered with Metal-Era and Hickman Edge Systems to offer easy-to-install perimeter edge systems for any EPDM or TPO roof. This new metal edge program is one more way we aim to give you the distinctive edge you need to stand out in a crowd of commercial contractors. With GenFlex, you get high-quality products that help you secure new jobs and perform them faster than before.  “GenFlex is excited to offer this new product line...

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How to Achieve the Most Efficient Thermal Roof Insulation

We often get asked, ‘Can you make 5.2-inch thick polyiso?’ or ‘Can you make 8-inch ISO?’   Even if we could, there’s a good reason to use multiple, thinner layers of insulation. Whenever you need a layer of insulation, you actually need TWO layers of insulation! If a single layer of rigid foam insulation boards gets used, there’s a high risk of heat gain or loss at all of the joints between the boards. These areas are called...

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Easy Ways to Get a More Eco-Friendly Commercial Roof

Earth Day is an excellent reminder to check in with yourself and your surroundings and ask: Am I doing everything I can to protect the environment and reduce my footprint?  If you're a building owner, facility manager, or roofing contractor, you know that every year and every project brings new environmental challenges. Every challenge also opens up new opportunities for you to improve operational sustainability, increase energy efficiency,...

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LafargeHolcim successfully closes Firestone Building Products acquisition

LafargeHolcim successfully closes Firestone Building Products acquisition LafargeHolcim welcomes the whole Firestone Building Products team of 1,900 employees Strong outlook for Firestone Building Products in 2021 confirmed with results to date above expectations and encouraging trends ahead Milestone in the transformation of LafargeHolcim to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials and solutions LafargeHolcim...

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