When SPF is applied it seals and expands (up to 30 times its liquid size) as it dries and forms a closed cell, monolithic barrier that prevents water and air infiltration and exfiltration. It is leak free protection that also insulates. Just one to 1/2 inches of SPF on your roof provides enough insulation to lower your monthly energy bills by up to 40%! Leak free and energy efficient – just two of the many advantages of SPF roofing in Atlanta, GA’s hot humid climate! The Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing System keeps you cooler in the Summer and Warmer in the Winter!!!
The photo to the left shows a sample cutaway of 1” SPF with coatings.
Thickness varies from 1 to 1 ½ inches depending on need. The beauty of SPF is that it creates a sealed protective envelope on your building that can be applied in such a way as to properly promote water drainage from all wet weather conditions. This eliminates ponding water on your roof — which is the chief cause of roof failure. It also inhibits mold and mildew growth.
Because of this many Utility companies across the nation offer incentives and rebates for their customers who install an SPF roofing systems.As an added feature, recent studies have shown that buildings protected by an SPF system are able to withstand high-wind conditions such as Hurricanes and Tornados far better than buildings without such a system installed. This is due to SPF’s rating of withstanding high wind conditions rated at over 200mph! Post storm inspectors and insurance agents are seeing time and again that buildings protected by SPF are more apt to suffer minor damage than those not protected by a Spray Polyurethane Foam system.
Why? Because it WORKS! Polyurethane foam, when applied to a roof, fills in any cracks and smoothes over any seams or irregularities. The potential for leaks is virtually eliminated. That means keeping water out and energy in. The University kept careful records on the performance of their new roofing system and found they have reaped reductions in maintenance costs as well as decreased energy expenses. Texas A&M uses nothing else for their new or remedial roofing!
The results of the study over a 5 year period are below:
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If Texas A&M can save up to 40% monthly on their energy bills then why can’t YOU?
Pound for Pound…Inch for Inch
Spray Polyurethane Foam Beats ALL other insulating and roofing materials!
R-Value, which determines how well you are insulated from the elements, is crucial to your energy bill total. When it comes to R-Values, nothing compares to Sprayed Polyurethane Foam. It is simply the best insulator available today. And the other products don’t protect against high-wind conditions, eliminate ponding water, inhibit mold and mildew growth, or get high marks from some of the country’s toughest ordinances.After Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida in 1992, the Miami-Dade Building codes were reviewed and toughened to the point that, today; they are considered the hallmark of building ordinances throughout the country. SPF not only is approved by the Miami-Dade Building and Code Enforcement Department — it’s recommended!