TPO roofing systems are a popular type of commercial roofing membrane. TPO stands for thermoplastic polyolefin and is constructed of polypropylene and ethylene-propylene rubber that is joined together. It is a thermoplastic roofing system, which means it is more flexible and can become soft when heated then hard once cooled. It is a flexible type of roofing, making it ideal for a variety of residential or commercial roof installation needs, such as flat or sloped surfaces.
A TPO roof is comprised of three different layers to protect the interior from the elements. They include a polymer base, a polyester-reinforced fabric center and thermoplastic polyolefin compounded top ply. Each layer is available in a variety of thicknesses, which the thicker the layer, the more protection it will provide.
When looking for an economically friendly roofing solution, TPO roofing ranks at the top. It is created of materials that help make it energy efficient at an affordable price. In fact, this type of roofing option is ENERGY STAR certified. This will help with long term gains as heating and cooling costs will be reduced each month. TPO roofing also does not include chlorine, which can be hazardous to the environment. Materials used to create TPO roofing are completely recyclable, which will help you rest knowing you are helping the environment through your roofing system.
In addition, TPO roofing is resistant to dirt, debris, and buildup that can accumulate on a roof after time. It is also resistant to bacteria and algae that may settle on a surface as well. You can also count on TPO roofing to be tear-resistant and can hold up well against the sun’s harsh UV rays. It also holds up well to being exposed to both the ozone and chemicals.
When deciding which type of roofing to choose, TPO roofing is a durable White solution. The flexibility of this material will help keep it working with a foundation as it settles into its location. Its installed with 6’, 10’ and 12’ wide sheets, making for a quick and easy installation. Available in a few standard color options. As you work to decide which type of roofing is best for you, Old Dominion Roofing will help you every step of the way to determine your best pricing and durability to help you get the most out of your investment.