Comparative Performance of EPDM As Protection Against Hail Damage
By Ric Vitiello is president of Benchmark Services Inc.
"Among the most serious and challenging threats to the performance of any roofing system is hail damage. Failure of a roof membrane due to hailfall can result in flooding and damage to inventory and equipment. Protecting against hail damage is one of the ultimate tests of any roofing system.
This white paper will review the hail protection performance of several roofing systems, especially an EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer) roofing membrane. With more than 40 years of success as a roof system of choice for low slope applications, EPDM is a leading roofing choice of architects, roof consultants and contractors for both new construction and replacement roofing projects, with more than 20 billion square feet of EPDM roof installed on more than 500,000 warranted roofs. "
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