Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer is a versatile single-ply material that sees wide use in a number of different environments. It is popular for its cost effectiveness, flexibility, and UV resistance. Like other single-ply materials, it is a robust choice for low slope roofing projects for all purposes, whether commercial or multi-family. As the leader in reliable roofing, Danco Roofing has extensive experience providing EPDM roofing services and can support you through all phases of your project.
EPDM is known for its ability to withstand heat and cold, even when temperature changes are quick and drastic. This is due to its base components, and its heat resistance can be bolstered further with paint. White EPDM is reflective, making it an energy saving choice that reduces the impact of the sun on a building’s heating and cooling systems. EPDM also comes painted black, which can help buildings absorb heat from sunlight and reduce pressure on heating in cold climates. Black EPDM also includes carbon black, which provides a greater degree of UV protection. This is partially why many school buildings have black EPDM roofs; it’s great for winter and the buildings are not used as heavily during the hotter months. It’s important to work with a trusted source like Danco Roofing to understand what type of EPDM would be best suited for your project.