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Keeping Up with Changing Roof Requirements

May 12, 2010
May 2010 Issue 98

Keeping Up with Changing Roof Requirements

Many of you are trying to keep up with what’s going on in the evolving world of roof systems, but are finding that the subject is becoming increasingly complex. This edition will update you on hot roofing issues, including standards, wind calculations, and PVC roofing.

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Built-Up Roofing in this Decade
With increased interest in sustainability and green buildings, it’s only fair to look at the issues and see where BUR stands.
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Black vs. White Roofing
There are three reasons why the decision isn’t clear-cut when it comes to selecting the right roofing membrane.
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The Best Roofing Investment Yet!
There are many time-tested options for roofing. While PV panels, vegetated roofs, cool roofs, and super-insulated roofs are interesting and may someday not require legislation or subsidies, we have many things we can do right now that we know will extend roof life with proven paybacks.
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EverGuard Freedom TPO by GAF
Freedom membranes combine EverGuard’s proven TPO technology with an added engineered adhesive pre-applied to the bottom of the sheet for quick, hassle-free installation.
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Vinyl Rib Roofing System by Duro-Last
This system is for commercial applications where the aesthetic appearance of architectural standing seam and the proven, watertight performance of a single-ply roofing system are desired.
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NuRoof Retrofit Roof System by MBCI
The MBCI NuRoof Retrofit Roof System is a light-gauge framing system fully engineered to create a slope roof plane.
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