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GAF sponsors green training program

GAF, Wayne, N.J., has announced its sponsorship of the Certified Green Distributor™ Program, an online, on-demand training, green certification and marketing support program for one-step distributors. The web-based training has five modules related to one-step distributors: Air Sealing, Cladding, Roofing, Insulation and Roof Shingle Recycling. Each module is accompanied by a downloadable study guide available at

In addition, GAF has launched its Certified Green Roofer Program that includes a multiyear sponsorship with, a site that helps contractors and distributors connect with qualified shingle recyclers throughout the U.S. and Canada, and, a website with tools and information to educate and inform roofing professionals about the importance of cool roofs, roof ventilation, and green codes and rating systems.