What Causes Roof Condensation And How You Can Prevent It

What Causes Roof Condensation? Moisture can be sneaky.  If you’ve got a roof that doesn’t leak, you may think you’re protected from moisture damage.  But the truth is that condensation is one of the chief forms of moisture damage in roofing systems. The straightforward way of determining roof condensation causes is lack of ventilation.  But that answer raises many questions, like how to vent roofs well enough or what to do when roofs can’t be vented. There are two different roofing paradigms when it comes to these issues: one for steep slope and one for low slope.  The physics are the same for each (obviously), but the concerns and practices for each differ. In steep
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The Uncool Effects of Cool Roofing

Cool roofing may not be as “cool” as we think! Beginning in the 1980’s research on the benefits of cool roofs was conducted by the Department of Energy in hopes to find a way to save on energy costs and reduce our carbon footprint on the environment. The widely accepted belief that has developed from this research is that white roofs are the most environmentally friendly and energy efficient choice when it comes to roofing. This “cool roof” solution has become a quick and low cost solution in hopes to reduce carbon emission which is known to effect climate change. However, it has been said that cool roofs are not a “quick fix” to save
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