Press Release

2022 Marty Hastings Award Recipient

The CRRC is pleased to announce that Darrel Higgs is this year’s recipient of the Marty Hastings Award. Read the press release here.

New CRRC Rating Program for Exterior Walls, First in the World

PORTLAND, OR, USA — January 17, 2022 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is excited to announce the launch of the world’s first energy efficiency ratings program for exterior wall materials. Modeled…

CRRC Releases New and Improved Website

PORTLAND, OR, USA — January 5, 2022 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce the release of a newly redesigned website at coolroofs.org. The redesign is the result of a year-long…

David Yarbrough Receives Marty Hastings Award

PORTLAND, OR, USA — June 17, 2021 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce that Dr. David Yarbrough (R&D Services) is this year’s recipient of the Marty Hastings Award. The…

CRRC Publishes ANSI/CRRC S100-2021 Standard

PORTLAND, OR, USA — March 31, 2021 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) announces the release of the 2021 edition of the ANSI/CRRC S100 standard (formerly the CRRC-1 Standard), which received approval…

CRRC to Rate Exterior Wall Products

PORTLAND, OR, USA — October 6, 2020 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) Board of Directors affirmed the organization’s commitment to urban heat island mitigation and building energy efficiency in its…

Scott Kriner Receives Marty Hastings Award

PORTLAND, OR, USA — June 22, 2020 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce Scott Kriner as this year’s recipient of the Marty Hastings Award. The award was presented to Mr. Kriner…

David Cocuzzi Receives Marty Hastings Award

PORTLAND, OR, USA — June 12, 2019 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2019 Marty Hastings Award is David Cocuzzi of the National Coil Coating…

Dr. Hashem Akbari Receives Marty Hastings Award

PORTLAND, OR, USA — May 30, 2018 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2018 Marty Hastings Award is Dr. Hashem Akbari of Concordia University. The award…

CRRC Launches Online Rating Portal for Roofing Products

PORTLAND, OR, USA — April 24, 2018 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) announces the release of the much-anticipated Online Rating Portal (Portal). The Portal is the latest milestone reached by the…

Mike Ennis Receives Marty Hastings Award

Oakland, CA, USA – June 23, 2017 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 Marty Hastings Award is Mike Ennis of the Single Ply Roofing Industry…

Mike Ennis Receives Marty Hastings Award

Oakland, CA, USA – June 23, 2017 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 Marty Hastings Award is Mike Ennis of the Single Ply Roofing Industry…

Dr. Ronnen Levinson Receives Marty Hastings Award

Oakland, CA, USA – June 23, 2016 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2016 Marty Hastings Award is Dr. Ronnen Levinson of Lawrence Berkeley National…

New CRRC Rapid Ratings Process Simulates Three-Year Weathering in Mere Days

Oakland, CA, USA – August 11, 2015 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce the launch of the new Rapid Ratings Program, a program that enables users to obtain temporary aged…

New CRRC Rapid Ratings Process Simulates Three-Year Weathering in Mere Days

Oakland, CA, USA – August 11, 2015 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce the launch of the new Rapid Ratings Program, a program that enables users to obtain temporary aged…

Mr. Andre Desjarlais Receives Marty Hastings Award

Oakland, CA, USA – July 1, 2015 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce Mr. Andre Desjarlais of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) as the fourth recipient of the annual Marty…

Mr. Jonathan Humble Receives Marty Hastings Award

Oakland, CA, USA – June 23, 2014 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce Mr. Jonathan Humble of American Iron and Steel Institute as the 2014 recipient of the Marty Hastings…

Mr. David Roodvoets Receives Marty Hastings Award

Oakland, CA, USA – July 2, 2013 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce Mr. David Roodvoets of DLR Consultants as the second recipient of the Marty Hastings Award. Mr. Roodvoets…

CRRC Releases New and Improved Website

Oakland, CA, USA – April 15, 2013 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce the release of its new website. The website redesign is the result of a year-long collaboration between…

CRRC ANSI/CRRC-1-2012 Standard Receives Approval

Oakland, CA, USA – January 23, 2013 The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) is pleased to announce the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) final approval of its ANSI/CRRC-1-2012 Standard…