TPO (thermoplastic Polyolefin), a white single-ply membrane, is used for both residential and commercial roofing. TPO is a white membrane that reflects heat rather than absorbing it.
Tpo Roofing Membrane
If you have an angled dormer or a flat roof over your bedroom, TPO will keep the space below cooler. It can be used over non-living spaces such as a garage, covered patio or flat roof.
If you can view the roof through a window, then you should consider how the white TPO membrane will look. White will become dirtier much faster if the window is looking over the membrane.
It’s no big deal if you don’t mind the appearance or cannot see the roof. This is just something you should keep in mind as you go through the decision making process.
Why Is Tpo Roofing Needed?
You need to understand why TPO roofing would be used. Low slope is a roof or roof facet with a pitch (aka steepness), less than 2:12 (less 2 vertical units for every 12 horizontal ones).
It is important that the roof be waterproof because water will not run off as quickly on a flat or low-sloped roof. Asphalt shingles are not designed to …