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SPF Roofs have serious energy-saving advantages

10 Oct 2016 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
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Polyurethane spray foam roofs, sometimes called SPF roofs or spray foam roofs, have significant advantages!

A leakproof roof is peace of mind for building owners, which is why we trust spray foam roofs to keep you covered in rain, snow, or sunshine. There are several energy-saving advantages to using spray foam for your commercial roof:

  • High R-Value rating – SPF is the highest-rated commercial roofing solution when it comes to energy efficiency. The aged R-Value of an SPF roof is usually between 6.2-6.5, which is head-and-shoulders above its competition. We’d love to share how incredible SPF is when it comes to R-Value. Click here to learn more about the R-Value energy rating and spray foam roofing.
  • Industry standards call for spray roof installers, like R&A Contracting, to install a elastomeric UV protective coating on top of spray foam roofing. This provides an added layer of resistance against heat transfer, which your AC and furnace units will appreciate.
  • Spray foam roofs are seamless, which means that they’re not allowing any energy loss or penetration of the building’s energy envelope during change in seasons or temperatures. Spray foam is installed in liquid form. This allows the liquid to fill and expand to seal off any opening, crack, or crevice. This also means that spray foam roofing does not require any joints or seams. These are often the most susceptible parts of a commercial building’s roof when it comes to compromising structural quality.
  • Spray foam is flexible because it adheres to virtually any roofing substrate. This means that roofing structure that are home to previously vulnerable energy spots, like skylights, can be covered with spray foam to reduce any unnecessary energy loss.
  • Spray foam roofs help minimize thermal shock because it’s seamless, has a high R-Value rating, and is protected by a white elastomeric UV coating. This deflects and reflects the sun’s harmful UV rays from entering into the building structure. Less wear-and-tear on the furnace and AC unit means better energy savings in a matter of months.

Building owners across St. Louis are raving about spray foam as THE choice for commercial roofing. Let our expert staff give you a complimentary on-site estimate to share how spray foam can help pay for itself through energy savings in only a few months.

I’d be an idiot if I did not take this opportunity to communicate to you how much we appreciate the way in which you conduct business and take care of our facility. In my experience you, and your team, are at the top of the list of all the roofing companies I’ve dealt with over the years. Thank you!

Jim Lowry - Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

Eric and crew were really nice to have around. They were courteous, careful and caused little if any disruption. Their work looks good too! To be honest… a good experience with a product that I initially had misgivings about. I’m a convert because of Bubba, Sam and Eric. Thank you.

Jim Lowry - Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

“I want to thank the crew at R&A for a job well done on our very leaky roof at the shop. It is certainly nice to have the drips and rivers gone from the shop when it is raining. I also wanted you to know how much we appreciated that the guys were able to stay out of our way and allowed us to do business as usual without any problems or interruptions. The roof looks great and the clean-up after the job made it so we couldn’t even tell you’d been here. Thanks for doing what you do so well!”

Jay Moore, President of Safe Way Tire and Auto Center

“My wife and I were on vacation when water pipes burst in our house. We got a hold of Craig and the R&A crew was able to start evacuating the water immediately. The best part was that they were able to start work before we even returned home. It was a very fast turnaround considering the extensive amount of water damage.”

Will from Dardenne Prairie, MO

“Craig and Mike came out in a timely fashion when we needed the work done. They did a reliable and quality job.”

Jerry from SLR Properties

“Craig helped us out tremendously with the insurance process. Timely and very professional.”

Lindell from Greater Missouri Builders (GMB)

“We purchased a house and there was some damage to the roof. Very impressed with the thoroughness of Mike’s inspection. Very comfortable with their explanation of what needed to be fixed. Most impressive was the way they protected our landscaping. Really liked the way they treated me as a valued customer, even though it was only a small project.”

Ross from Troy, MO

“I use R&A Contracting when my commercial roofs receive storm damage. They work on our behalf through every step of the insurance claim process. They perform all of the work and complete the insurance process, making our roofs better than they were before the storm.”

Director of Facilities for a large Property Management Company

“The team at R & A Contracting responded immediately when notified of our water disaster. They removed water-damaged materials and property quickly and restored our home even before the final settlement from our insurance company. They minimized how long our family had to live in a hotel and got us back to normal as fast as possible.”

Will from O'Fallon, MO