The role of a cover board in commercial roofing – September 2020

Cover boards, as a higher compressive strength substrate directly beneath single-ply membrane, have the unique ability to enhance the overall performance of low slope single-ply roof systems. They do this by enhancing wind uplift, hail resistance, foot traffic, thermal performance and puncture resistance. Cover boards often can be used to increase duration of warranties and/or higher peak gust wind speeds….

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FM Global Recent Changes – July 2020

FM recently made changes to the ratings calculator within RoofNav and their Loss Prevention Data Sheets to reflect their partial adoption of ASCE 7-16. The main difference is that FM did not adopt the wind maps utilized by ASCE 7-16 and the 2018 International Building Code. This can cause wind design complications for FM-insured buildings. On February 26, 2020, FM…

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Metal Era & ANSI / SPRI / FM 4435 ES-1 – June 2020

Most industry professionals know that ANSI/SPRI/FM 4435/ES-1 testing is extremely important for a roof edge. In fact, it is so important that the International Building Code requires that ANSI/SPRI/FM 4435/ES-1 tested edge metal must be installed on buildings. What makes ANSI/SPRI such an important issue? Roof edges that are not tested or poorly installed could prove extremely costly to building…

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Protect Your Exposes Masonry and Concrete Surfaces with ISO-FLEX 618-100 Corrosion Reducing Sealer – November 2019

Water management is an important part of property maintenance. When concrete and/or masonry assemblies are experiencing water penetration, moisture management can be a cost effective solution by treating these substrates with a 100% solid silane sealer. Iso-Flex 618-100 Corrosion Reducing Sealers (CRS) is a clear, penetrating, breathable, 100% blended silane sealer. The design of this system ensures that the protection…

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Carlisle Sure-Weld TPO: Special Color Membranes – August 2019

When your project requires more aesthetic appeal than what standard color TPO membranes can provide- look no further than Carlisle Special Color TPO! Turn your roof into a canvas with 5 Special Color 60 MIL TPO membrane options. Color matching accessories include detail membrane, TPO coated metal, Contour Ribs to provide the appearance of a standing seam roof installation, as…

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Cav-Grip III Low-VOC Adhesive/Primer Demo at DC Taylor

Luna & Associates did a demo at DC Taylor in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with Carlisle SynTec Systems new Cav-Grip III Low-VOC Adhesive/Primer. Carlisle’s Cav-Grip III can be used for a variety of applications: Adhering FleeceBACK on walls, standard Sure-Weld TPO, and Sure-Seal EPDM on vertical walls and in the field for warranties up to 20 years. A quick application with…

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Luna and Associates Now Handles Kingspan Light and Air Skylights and Smoke and Heat Vents

Kingspan Light and Air, a division of Kingspan Group, is taking great strides in promoting cleaner, more efficient, and more pleasant environments to work, learn and live. Kingspan’s integrated approach to building envelope solutions has made them an industry leader in meeting the specialist needs of architects, specifiers, developers and owners. Now with their purchase of Bristolite Daylighting Systems, Kingspan…

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Training at Lakeside Roofing Co. Inc.

Training at Lakeside Roofing Co. Inc. yesterday on Carlisle SynTec Systems new Rapid Lock and CavGrip III. Great day for training with the cold St. Louis weather we’re having!!! Thanks Lakeside Roofing Co. Inc. for spending the morning with us! [foogallery id=”2150″]

CAV-GRIP III Low-VOC Adhesive/Primer – January 2019 Monthly Mailer

Carlisle’s CAV-GRIP III Low-VOC Aerosol Contact Adhesive/Primer can be used for a variety of applications: Adhering vertical walls using FleeceBACK®, Sure- Weld® TPO, or Sure-Seal® EPDM. CAV-GRIP III IS NOW APPROVED FOR USE WITH STANDARD TPO AND EPDM MEMBRANES AS A SUBSTRATE ADHESIVE FOR WARRANTIES UP TO 20 YEARS. Enhancing the bond between Carlisle’s VapAir SealTM 725TR and various substrates…

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Luna & Associates – The New Rep for SealBoss! November 2018 Monthly Mailer

SealBoss 6500 QuickFix Polyurea is a fast-cure joint filler and joint repair system, available in clear, grey, and custom colors. It is a rapid-setting, self-leveling, two component, 1:1 ratio, 100% solids, flexible, polyurea polymer product. SealBoss 6500 QuickFix is a high quality joint and crack filler for concrete substrates in applications that are time critical. It works well in adverse…

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