Delivering On Our

Commitments

“FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS HAS A DEMONSTRATED AND LONG-STANDING COMMITMENT TO CONTRIBUTING TO AN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY.”

- Tim Dunn | President of Firestone Building Products

RECYCLING FOR THE MOST

IMPACT

METAL ROOFS

All of Firestone metal roofing systems are 100% RECYCLABLE

TPO ROOFING MEMBRANES

Eliminating
1,000 tons
of scrap
every year

Scrap material from a TPO system can be used in a future TPO manufacturing cycle, thereby eliminating 1,000 tons of scrap every year. Firestone Building Products constantly strives to improve efficiencies on all our products.

EPDM ROOFING MEMBRANES

Eliminating
8,400 tons
of scrap
Since 2013

At our EPDM Prescott location, a process was developed in 2013 that allowed the site to re-introduce “scrap” material back into product, eliminating over 8,400 tons from the landfill through 2015.

BY THE

NUMBERS

The tables and graphs in this section document the evolution of key environmental indicators that are directly linked to our manufacturing processes. They highlight the improvements we have achieved since initiating our sustainability practices.

In 2014 Firestone Building Products has increased waste recycled by 7% from 2011 to 2015. In 2014, Firestone Building Products set a goal to maintain or increase the amount of waste recycled relative to the amount generated.

When compared to other major manufacturers’ publicly available data on waste per unit of production, our 0.06 tonne waste/tonnes product is among the best and most efficient.

7% INCREASE
IN WASTE RECYCLING/
TONNE OF PRODUCT
SINCE 2011
Total Waste Recycled Measured in tonnes
Total Waste Measured in tonnes
Total Water Usage Production Indexed
Total Wastewater
Discharged
Production Indexed
Total Wastewater Usage & Total Wastewater Discharged Production Indexed
Total Wastewater Usage Total Wastewater Discharged

Firestone Building Products focuses on using less water and discharging less wastewater. Firestone Building Products has reduced total water use by 34% per tonne of product and has reduced total wastewater by 41% per tonne of product since 2011.

When compared to other major manufacturers’ publicly available data on water use per unit of production, our 0.39 m3/tonne product is among the best and most efficient.

Upon review of all Firestone Building Products’ locations, no water sources are significantly affected by our operational water use.

41%
reduction
in wastewater
since 2011

Firestone Building Products is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, which has set a corporate goal to reduce CO2 emissions (baselined to 2005) by 35% before 2020. Thus, reduction in energy use is a primary focus of our internal operations. This focus includes energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Over 13%
reduction of energy
used per tonne of
product since 2011
Total Waste Recycled Production Indexed Measured in tonnes

 

In line with our corporate directive to reduce Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions by 35% before the year 2020, Firestone Building Products CO(Scope 1 and 2) emissions are on a downward trajectory, as seen in the figure below. Since 2011, this represents a 13% decrease in Scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions per tonne of product.

13% decrease
in C02 emissions
since 2011
NOX Emissions Production Indexed
Measured in tonne/tonne product
SO2 Emissions Production Indexed
Measured in tonne/tonne product

 

In line with our corporate directive to reduce Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions by 35% before the year 2020, Firestone Building Products CO(Scope 1 and 2) emissions are on a downward trajectory, as seen in the figure below. Since 2011, this represents a 13% decrease in Scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions per tonne of product.

13% decrease
in C02 emissions
since 2011

A HISTORY OF

INNOVATION

“BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION’S ENVIRONMENTAL MISSION IS TO HELP ENSURE A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE GENERATIONS. WE ARE COMMITTED TO A MORE SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY.

- Bridgestone Americas

ROOTS TO

ROOFTOPS

Firestone Building Products provides sustainable solutions for the full spectrum of building requirements from a single new roof to a fully integrated, site-wide sustainability solution.

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UltraPlyTM TPO
X
Key Features & Benefits
  • Suitable for a variety of low-slope commercial roofing applications
  • Listed with the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC)
  • Meets or exceeds the new version of the California Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings (Title 24) requirements
  • Available in reflective white or gray, which can help reduce a building’s cooling requirements
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EcoWhiteTM EPDM
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Key Features & Benefits
  • Qualifies for ENERGY STAR® Program
  • Meets LEED® certification requirements & exceeds ASTMD-4637 standards
  • Qualifies for 20 & 30 year Firestone Red ShieldTM Warranty
  • Available for UL- and FM-rated systems
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UNA-CLADTM Metal Roofing
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Key Features & Benefits
  • Sustainable, reliable and environmentally-friendly
  • 100% recyclable
  • Soffit systems provide a strong, durable and reliable material that enhances the longevity of the soffit and creates an aesthetically-pleasing appearance
  • Architectural systems allow free expansion and contraction in changing weather conditions, and provide exceptional rain/snow runoff and good wind uplift performance
  • Profiled panel systems offer design versatility, low maintenance requirements and high strength-to-weight ratio
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SunWaveTM Daylighting Systems
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Key Features & Benefits
  • Proven to be 50% stronger than building codes require
  • Hail and wind resistant
  • Approved for use in Class 3 Hail Risk Zones and High Velocity Hurricane Zones
  • Decreases the use of indoor electrical lighting by up to 70% during daylight hours
  • Catches up to 20% more light at low angles than standard shapes
  • Results in substantial energy savings
  • Transmits more light without producing glare, hot spots or UV damage to merchandise
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RubberGardTM EPDM with AcryliTopTM Coating
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Key Features & Benefits
  • Extends roof life
  • Substantial energy savings
  • Exceeds requirements of EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Program
  • Decreases pollution
  • Reduces urban heat island effect
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Polyiso Insulation
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Key Features & Benefits
  • High performing & cost-efficient
  • Delivers highest R-value per inch in real world conditions
  • Easy to install
  • Does not require thermal barrier because it acts as one
  • Will not soften or melt when exposed to extreme temperatures
  • Excellent comprehensive strength
  • Requires less energy to manufacture
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UltraWhiteTM Modified Bitumen Cap Sheet
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Key Features & Benefits
  • Resistant to foot traffic and hail
  • Demonstrates excellent granule retention
  • Available in SBS and APP Modified Bitumen Cap Sheets
  • Available for UL- and FM-rated systems
  • Meets requirements for California’s Title 24 Regulations
  • Contributes to LEED® points
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SkyScapeTM Vegetative Roofing Systems
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Key Features & Benefits
  • 3 systems providing a full range of design solutions
  • Easy to install
  • Field-proven and lab-approved
  • Pregrown systems are compact, lightweight and easy to install
  • Build-in-place systems integrate filter fabric, drainage panel, and geotextile into an all-in-one drainage panel to reduce labor
EnvergeTM CI Foil
Enverge CI Glass
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Key Features & Benefits
  • Fire-resistant
  • Provide outstanding thermal performance
  • Offers the highest R-value CI per inch, contributing to energy efficiency and LEED® credits
  • Incorporates HCFC-free blowing agent that does not contribution to depletion of the ozone
  • Allows for the thinnest, energy efficient wall section
EnvergeTM Air And Vapor Barrier
X
Key Features & Benefits
  • Reflective facer provides energy savings
  • Self-sealing barrier
  • Minimizes drafts and reduces moisture to guard against mold
  • Meets or exceeds ASTM D5602, D1876, D903, E283, E96, and E330
  • Contributes to better air quality
  • Moisture and thermal control, resulting in reduced maintenance costs
Enverge FlashGardTM Thru-wall Flashing
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Key Features & Benefits
  • Offers strong resistance to weathering, ozone and ultraviolet radiation
  • Remains flexible in all temperatures, allowing for year-round installation
  • Offers puncture and tear resistance to withstand harsh conditions
  • Delivers outstanding expansion and contraction characteristics
  • Provides long-lasting durability and resistance to corrosion
UNA-CLADTM Delta Concealed Fastner Panels
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Key Features & Benefits
  • High-performing
  • Offered in a range of materials and 11 profiles
  • Unique designs, allowing for rapid installation and a unique visual safeguard to ensure panels are correctly interconnected
  • Consistent joint detailing
  • Recyclable