As a building owner, you might be pleased to hear from your roofing company that similar to residential roofs, you also have a wide range of options when it comes to materials for your commercial roof. Two of these materials are thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) and ethylene propylene diene (EPDM) roofing, both of which are touted as the most popular commercial roof material choices. Apart from being popular, however, there are also a few reasons why you should install TPO or EPDM roofing membranes on your building.
Here are the four benefits that TPO and EPDM membranes share:
1. Energy efficiency – Building owners are often looking for various ways to cut back on their building’s energy costs. Thankfully, both TPO and EPDM membranes are very energy-efficient due to their reflective surface allowing them from preventing excess heat from entering your building, which in turn prevents your cooling system from working harder than it should. This can help you reduce your monthly cooling costs by a significant amount.
2. Affordability – Compared to any other commercial roofing material, TPO and EPDM are cost-effective options for your commercial building. The reason for this is because they’re both easy to install, which helps lower your installation costs if you’re planning to have your commercial roof replaced.
3. Ease of maintenance – Most commercial roofing materials require large amounts of maintenance in order to remain in top shape. For TPO and EPDM membranes, on the other hand, you won’t have to worry about this as both are effective at resisting bacteria, debris, algae and dirt. In fact, apart from the regular maintenance and inspection procedures, you won’t need to do much to these membranes to maintain them.
4. Lifespan – Believe it or not, both TPO and EPDM membranes have a long lifespan as they can last for 20 to 50 years with the proper maintenance procedures.
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