Foam roofing refers to using spray polyurethane foam to create a solid protective layer across an existing roof. This technique can solve a commercial building’s toughest challenges.
Spray polyurethane foam (referred to as SPF) is a very good and eco-friendly roofing option, used especially for commercial and industrial buildings, but also for residential facilities. Sprayed as a liquid, the material will expand into foam, which will adhere to the existing roof, creating a protective layer.
The technology behind SPF roofing has been around since the 60s and it is still popular today due to its advantages. It can be used for roofs exposed to different climates, and when it is correctly installed and maintained, foam-covered roof can last for more than 50 years.
The SPF layer can be applied quickly and easily by a EPDM roofing company and does not require interruption of the daily routine inside the building. It is then coated with acrylic coating with embedded granules or with elastomeric silicone that protects the roof and the foam layer from wear, UV light and weather. FPS also has good fire ratings.
Foam can conform to any roof type and shape, making it seamless and waterproof.
Foam roofing is also a good solution for better energy efficiency of the building, as SPF delivers thermal, moisture and air barriers for very high R-value.