Built-up Roof

Numerous longstanding government facilities are spread out across the 49th State. Hundreds of built-up roofs (BUR) continue to perform and provide protection from the extreme weather of Alaska. Built-up Roof, EPS, polyiso, taper roof insulation,

Most Army and Air-force structures were constructed with flat concrete roof decks. For forty years tapered EPS roof insulation has been effectively set into a flood coat of cooling asphalt which also works as a vapor retarder.Built-up Roof, EPS, polyiso, taper roof insulation, Alaska roofing contractors are skilled in setting the EPS when the asphalt cools to between 200 and 250 degrees Fahrenheit.Built-up Roof, EPS, polyiso, taper roof insulation, cover board, BUR

The cover board joints are taped as protection from the hot asphalt above as the membrane layers are applied.

Built-up Roof, EPS, polyiso, taper roof insulation,

PIMA states that “Polyisocyanurate insulation is used in 70% of commercial roofs”-(except for Alaska). On the other hand EPS roof insulation can be found installed in 70% of commercial roofs throughout Alaska. One of the best kept secrets in roofing!Built-up Roof, EPS, polyiso, taper roof insulation, cover board, BUR

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