Flat Roofing Specialist! Commercial Low-Slope Systems

Flat Roofer Association

April 6th, 2011 at 7:41 am

What are Cool Roofs

Flat Cool Roofs

Cool Roofs are roofs that are designed to maintain a lower roof tempertature than traditional roofs. The sun is the primary factor that causes a roof to become hot. Cool Roofs reflect the suns UV rays, and emit heat more efficiently than hot dark roofs, which helps keeps them cool.

Common Myth About Cool Roofs:

Not all cool roofs are white!

Types of Cool Flat Roofs

-Reflective Roof Coatings
-Single-Ply Membranes: TPO, PVC, and EPDM
-Built Up Roofs
-Modified Bitumen
-Spray Polyurethane Foam

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