GAF Press Releases

1/3/2017

GAF Announces “The Eat & Greet with Guy Fieri Sweepstakes”

PARSIPPANY, N.J. ( Jan. 3, 2016) GAF is giving professional roofing contractors, builders, and remodelers a chance to win an exclusive meet-and-greet experience with Guy Fieri and tickets to the 2017 International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas.    “The Eat & Greet with Guy Fieri Sweepstakes” will give one Grand Prize winner...

12/1/2016

GAF Donates Roofing to Habitat for Humanity for Sixth Consecutive Year

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Dec. 1, 2016)  – GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to renew its national partnership with Habitat for Humanity. The company will continue to donate roofing materials to Habitat for Humanity builds across the U.S. and Canada where GAF factory-certified contractors volunteer their...

11/10/2016

GAF Donates Roofing Material to Preserve World War II Training Camp

PARSIPPANY, NJ (11/8/16) — GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is pleased to donate quality roofing materials to support the preservation of Camp Toccoa at Currahee, a historic landmark in Georgia where 6,000 men trained for World War II. Timberline HD ® Shingles and GAF accessories were installed atop a 6,700...

10/21/2016

GAF Headquarters Building Awarded The World’s First Resilient Design Credit By USGBC

(Parsippany, NJ - 10/21/16) GAF is honored to announce that its global headquarters in Parsippany, NJ, is the first building in the world to be awarded a LEED® Resilient Design Pilot credit from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This achievement recognizes North America’s largest roofing manufacturer for accommodations made in...

10/5/2016

Sustainable Minds and GAF Introduce New SM Performance Fact Sheet™

Cloud-Based Reports Make It Easier Than Ever to Select Products with Transparency Information   LOS ANGELES, CA / PARSIPPANY, NJ, October 5, 2016 -- Cloud software and services company Sustainable Minds is proud to introduce the SM Performance Fact Sheet™ with North America’s largest roofing manufacturer and product...

9/28/2016

GAF Continues Partnership with No Roof Left Behind As Exclusive Roofing Manufacturer

Communities vote to help deserving families win a free roof   PARSIPPANY, NJ (9/28/16) – GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is pleased to continue its partnership with No Roof Left Behind (NRLB), a program that provides a new roof to deserving families in the U.S. and Canada. The program gives contractors the...

8/30/2016

“Contractors and Building Professionals Compete for Weekly Prizes with the GAF Football Experts Club”

PARSIPPANY, NJ (8/30/16) — GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is pleased to offer the GAF Football Experts Club powered by Athlon Sports. The online football “pick’em” game runs from August through the end of football season. Players will be able to win weekly prizes such as signed mini-helmets...

8/2/2016

GAF Introduces e360: the Industry’s Most Advanced Measurement and 3D Visualization Tool

Game-changing technology program revolutionizes the way roofing, siding, and window jobs are estimated and sold   PARSIPPANY, NJ (8/2/16) —GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to announce the launch of its newest app, e360. e360 is the roofing industry’s most advanced 3D visualizer and estimator. It...

8/1/2016

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

PARSIPPANY, NJ (8/01/16)  — GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to have received its seventh distinguished Partners of Choice Award from David Weekley Homes, the country’s largest privately held builder. GAF received an “A” ranking in quality and is one of only twenty-five suppliers, of...

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...