The roof is a critical factor in the overall performance of your entire building envelope. Look to DuPont for proven thermal and moisture protection from the roof down, with solutions that deliver. long-term high thermal R-value and superior moisture resistance. Plus, warranty protection from a name you can trust.
Whether your roof is a protected membrane roof or a conventional roof, we can help you design and build longer-lasting, more energy-efficient, and sustainable roof assemblies with high-performance Styrofoam™ Brand XPS insulation and compatible adhesives and sealants from DuPont.
View the entire portfolio of roofing products and applications in our low-slope commercial roofing brochure.
Styrofoam™ Brand Plazamate™ XR Insulation
DuPont™ Styrofoam™ Brand Plazamate™ XR Foam Insulation is next generation in evolution of high-performance closed cell insulation that allows extra design flexibility for architects and engineers by optimizing roof thickness, reducing expensive commercial roof building alterations required for meeting the latest building and energy codes, and assists in reducing overall project costs. Styrofoam™ Brand Plazamate™ XR Foam Insulation is reusable, moisture-resistant, durable, easy to work with and offers more R per inch.
For samples, or to see how your project may benefit from incorporating Styrofoam™ Brand Plazamate™ XR Insulation into its design, contact Hydrotech at 800-877-6125 or XR@hydrotechusa.com.
Styrofoam™ Brand XPS Insulation vs. EPS
Water can cause damage in freeze-thaw conditions. XPS insulation absorbs significantly less water than EPS products do. And, it maintains its R-value better when water is present. Styrofoam™ Brand XPS also has recycle/reuse ability. All of which improve performance, sustainability and life-cycle cost.
Enable next-generation roofing solutions with science-based materials that deliver the performance needed for sustainable, durable construction.
Simplify installation with durable insulation, sealing and adhesive solutions from DuPont Performance Building Solutions.
In a protected membrane – or inverted – roof, the insulation is placed on top of the waterproofing membrane and covered with gravel, pavers or soil. PMR roofs are ideal for green and blue roof designs. They lengthen roof life, contribute to sustainability and provide long-term cost savings.
In the U.S., a 50-year thermal limited warranty is available from DuPont on Styrofoam™ Brand Insulation products 1.5 inches and greater.
Styrofoam™ Brand Deckmate™ Insulation products 1.5 inches and greater are eligible for a limited 50-year reuse warranty when used in conventional roofing applications. For thickness less than 1.5 inches, other warranties may apply.
DuPont™ Styrofoam™ Brand Tapered XPS Insulation products provide a positive slope to improve roof drainage. Send us your drawings, and we’ll provide a custom quote for your design.
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