Built-Up Roofing in this Decade

April 14, 2010
April 2010 Issue 97

Built-Up Roofing in this Decade

The granddaddy of membrane roofing is built-up bituminous roofing (BUR). BUR continues to hold a modest place in the market – certainly not what it was in the 1970s and 1980s, but still significant.

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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BUR is Better than Before
Asphalt roofing systems provide time-tested performance at a very economical price, making them ideal for both large and small buildings with low-slope roofs. These benefits can be obtained without compromising aesthetics or solar reflectance.
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Bituminous Built-Up Roofing Systems
Check out how the Corps of Engineers' addresses bituminous built-up roofing systems.
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The Rundown on Low-Slope Roofing
Find out what you need to know about all kinds of low-slope roofs.
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AcryShield Roof Management Systems by National Coatings
These seamless roofing repair systems preserve and enhance new or aged metal, SPF, and rubber roof systems simply, safely, and cost effectively.
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RhinoBond System by OMG Roofing Products
This product is an ideal alternative for installing thermoplastic single-ply systems in metal roof retrofit applications.
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Henry 790-11 by The Henry Company
This high-performance waterproofing membrane is solvent free and provides an impervious, joint-free application that’s fully bonded to the substrate.
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