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StressPly® Legacy

  • A holistic approach to sustainability
  • Improves outdoor air quality
  • Exceptional weatherproofing and durability

With a multitude of eco-friendly features, StressPly Legacy membranes set a new standard for sustainability in modified asphalt technology. The mineral blend of StressPly Legacy FR Mineral incorporates smog-reducing granules to significantly reduce pollution, while StressPly Legacy utilizes 100% recycled boiler slag. These modified membranes are composed of repurposed polymers that divert materials away from landfills and make use of post-industrial recycled streams: Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (SBS), plastics, crumb rubber from tires, and recycled mineral fillers. The compound consists of 6 different environmentally conscious raw materials, including a high-strength and puncture-resistant reinforcement that contains yarns from recycled plastic bottles. With absolutely no sacrifice in quality, StressPly Legacy membranes maintain Garland’s high performance roofing systems while benefiting the environment.

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Day 3 install photos of the Mary Raber Elementary School in Columbia City, Indiana. June 2023 StressPly Legacy Finished

Smog-Reducing Granules

StressPly Legacy FR Mineral includes unique smog-reducing granules in its mineral surface. These granules are formulated to bond with pollutants in the air surrounding a building. A typical 20,000 square-foot commercial roof has the smog-reducing benefit equivalent to 19 trees.

Aerial view of the stark contrast between a massive landfill of used car tires and the surrounding green trees. Tire dump showcases human waste impact on environment.

Recycled & Bio-Based Content

Each roll of StressPly Legacy contains the recycled plastic from an estimated 20 recycled bottles in its reinforcing scrim. Each batch of StressPly Legacy has enough crumb rubber in its formulation to keep 8 tires out of landfills. And, StressPly Legacy includes 4% bio-based content. 

Drone install photos of the Mary Raber Elementary School in Columbia City, Indiana. Sept 2023 StressPly Legacy

A 360-Degree Approach to Green

Every aspect of StressPly Legacy has been considered for environmental impact. The packaging is biodegradable. The product ships to the job site carbon-neutral thanks to transportation carbon offsets. And most importantly, the product is engineered to last, with a 30-year warranty for StressPly Legacy FR Mineral.

Breakthrough Sustainability - Explained

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RMer Span Curve Panels are being installed onto the North County Regional Library