Self-Adhesive Modified Bituminous Membrane Roof Systems: Considerations for Effective Low Slope Installation

Self-adhesive (SA) modified bituminous membranes provide an effective finished roof when properly installed. These systems combine the long-term, proven performance of modified bitumen sheet materials with installation advantages imparted by a self-adhesive bituminous layer. Product Description, Manufacturing Process and Governing Standards Self-adhesive modified bituminous membranes are comprised

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Ventilation

Why is ventilation important? Proper ventilation reduces moisture build-up in your home The average family of four generates approximately 2 to 4 gallons of water vapor each day through activities such as breathing, perspiration, showering, cooking and dishwashing. When moisture vapor remains in a colder/dryer attic, it

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Sealants: The Magic Touch

Shingle Sealants Bond Your Roof Together With ever increasing performance expectations for asphalt shingles designed to withstand high winds and heavy rains, manufacturers have responded by producing increasingly higher-performing shingles. When properly installed, asphalt shingles are manufactured to bond securely to each other, forming an integrated roof-covering

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Effects of Roof Color and Solar Reflectance on the Accumulation of Moisture in Roof Systems

Introduction: Moisture content within a roofing assembly may fluctuate significantly over the life of the roof depending on a variety of factors including, but not limited to: moisture in the existing roof assembly at time of installation; interior and exterior temperatures; interior and exterior humidity conditions; deck

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Steep Slope Cool Roofing Systems Increase Energy Efficiency

Asphaltic steep-slope roofs with solar reflectance provide energy efficiency and sustainability Washington, DC – In an ongoing effort to reduce energy consumption and increase the overall performance of buildings, asphalt shingle manufacturers are now implementing more effective ways to produce steep-slope solutions for today’s energy requirements without

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