This widely specified and installed roofing and building enclosure system provides good insulating qualities and long-term building protection.
It is relatively easy to build with, and effective in terms of first and life-cycle costs. Recent events, however, including several major U.S. hurricanes, have revealed the real value of SPF as a safe, sturdy and effective product that endures severe weather better than many other commercially available exterior systems. Severe weather is the toughest test for any roof system.
|Overhangs, overlaps seams and joints
|Secured to deck with fasteners
|Subject to damage and penetration
|Can lift off or peel under high wind
|Peeling exposes building to water intrusion
|Continuous surface with no edges, seams or joints
|Self-adhering (adhesion without fasteners)
|Resists missile damage and penetration
|Grips building wall to resist high wind
|Continuous surface protects against water intrusion