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Global Roofing And Insulation Industry

Bright Future for Metal Roofing II-15

Built-Up Roofing Systems to Grow at a Slower Pace II-15

Energy Crisis: Paving Way to an Energetic Growth II-16

Thermal and Acoustical Insulation Market Set to Grow II-16

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-17Roofing II-17Types of Roofs II-17Asphalt Shingles II-17Production of Roofing Asphalt II-18Roofing Asphalt is Produced in Three Grades II-18Metal Roofing II-18Advantages II-19Types of Metal Roofs II-20Standing Seam II-20Advantages of Standing-Seam Steel Roofing II-20Shingles- and Tiles-Alike Metal Roofing II-20Comparative Evaluation of Metal Roofing II-21Installation Concerns II-21Residential Applications II-21Metal Roofing - The Past, The Present and The Future II-22Metal Retrofit Roofing Concept II-22Base Clip II-22Variable Height Post II-22Purlin II-23Banding and Bracing II-23Roof Panels II-23Accessories II-23Metal Retrofit Roofing Performance II-23Future of Metal Retrofit Roofing II-23Elastomeric Roofing II-23Built-up Roofs II-24Roofing Tiles II-24Metal Tiles II-24Concrete Tiles II-24Clay Tiles II-25Modified Bitumen II-25Adhesive Application of Modified Bitumen II-25"Phased Construction" of a Modified Bitumen System - A Concern II-26Hot- Vs. Cold-Applied Modified Bitumen Systems II-26Resistance Level of Modified Bitumen Membrane Systems II-26Metal-Surfaced Modified Bitumen Cap Sheets - Point ofApplication II-26Plastic Roofing II-26Other Types of Roofing II-27Wood II-27Slate Roofs II-27Cold-Applied Roofing and Waterproofing Systems II-27Historical Pattern II-27The Road to Success II-28Application Methods II-28Types of Cold-Applied Roofing Systems II-29Cold-Process Built-Up Roofing System II-29Liquid-Applied Monolithic Membrane Systems II-29Advantages II-29Bituminous Roof Coatings and Cements II-29Polymeric Roof Coatings and Cements II-30Polymer Modified Roof Coatings and Cements II-30Difference Between SBS and APP Modifiers II-30Single Ply Roofing II-30Felts II-31Single-Ply Systems II-31Polyurethane Roofing Systems II-31Insulation II-32Thermal Insulation and its Importance II-32Insulation Methodology II-32Different Forms of Insulation II-33Foamed Plastics II-33Fiberglass II-34Substitutes for Fiberglass II-34Mineral Wool II-34Other Types of Insulation Materials II-34Comparison of Thermal Performance of Polyiso and Polystyrene II-35Thermoset and Thermoplastic Insulations - Identifying VitalDifferences II-35Blowing Agents II-36Advantages of Pre-Cut Polyiso Crickets II-36Sloped Roof Insulation II-36Synthetic Vitreous Fibers II-36Thermal Shock II-37Modern Approach to Measure the Long Term Thermal Resistance(LTTR) II-38Benefits of Using LTTR Method II-38Energy Efficient Compulsion Inflates Emergence of KilnLining Materials II-39Insulating Firebricks (IFB) II-39Uses II-39Bubble Alumina IFB II-39Ceramic Fiber Modules II-39Alumina-Silica-Zirconia Composition Fiber modules II-40Non-Ceramic Fiber Blankets and Modules II-40Microporous Insulation II-40

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