A PROVEN HISTORY OF PERFORMANCE
EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber) roof solutions are durable and offer excellent resistance to ozone and ultraviolet light exposure. Single-ply EPDM flat roofing systems are a reliable membrane solution that offers elasticity and flexibility that lasts. An EPDM roof system lends itself especially well to low-slope roofs, which makes it a popular choice for many commercial buildings.
THE ADVANTAGES OF AN EPDM ROOF
Longest lasting – Single-ply EPDM flat roofing systems are the longest lasting of the 3 commercial roofing systems we offer. A proper, professional, well-designed and constructed EPDM roof will outperform almost any other roofing system. This type of roof can last at least 20-30 years with proper maintenance and up-keep.
Light-weight – EPDM 60 MIL membrane is only half a pound per square; like most membranes; EPDM membrane can be a fully adhered or mechanically. It is significantly lighter than your average asphalt shingle, which weighs roughly 2.3lbs per square foot.
Energy Efficiency – Single-ply EPDM flat roofing systems are a good option regardless of whether you live in a hot or cold region. In the cold North, you might prefer black EPDM due to it’s ability to absorb heat and help warm the inside of your building. In the warmer South, some businesses choose the ECO white EPDM membrane reflects the sun’s heat and helps reduce the heating bill.
Wide operating temperature range – It has a minimum operating temperature of -40º F and a maximum operating temperature of 300º F.
High-wind resistant – Because EPDM comes in large sheets or rolls, and the seams are correctly fully adhered, there are no edges for the wind to get under and pick up. Asphalt shingles and tiles, although these are manufactured in much smaller pieces and are more prone to being blown off.
If you are in the market for an EPDM single-ply roofing system, give us a call today or fill out our contact form. Our experts would love to sit down with you and guide you through the process and make sure it is the right fit for your commercial structure.