In roofing systems, PVC membrane has been used as a waterproofing material for over 40-years. Over the years, PVC has been viewed by the industry from different perspectives. In addition, PVC membrane improvement of formulations and products offerings has increased. When considering PVC membrane and to insure that the correct membrane is specified for the correct building environment, it becomes important for the specifier who is choosing the material to understand the history, membrane options, and system assemblies.
1. Attendees of this presentation will learn the history of PVC and learn how truly safe it is to the environmental and building occupants.
2. Understand how PVC roofing membranes fit within the building code for fire resistance, fit within industry energy programs offering a more sustainable opportunity, and review studies on service life of the material, so the designer is more prepared to discuss PVC options with the building owner.
3. To learn about the major different components, such as the thickness, scrim choice, and formula in the manufacturing of PVC roofing membranes and how together the impact on its longevity and performance.
4. Learn about the latest enhancement option for PVC membranes through the types of plasticizers and how different plasticizers offer a wider range of durability and mitigate issues for applicators and building owners.
At Empire Sales Group, Inc. we believe in a triangle approach promoting our manufacturers to Architects, Wholesale Distributors, and Contractors. We value the long term relationships that we have with our principals and with numerous customers. Our affiliations with our manufactures allow us a multitude of options when addressing the roofing needs of our customers. Whether your roof requires maintenance, removal and replacement, enhanced energy performance, Energy Star, LEED conformance, and Green Roof design, Empire Sales Group, Inc. will have a viable solution for your next project.