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Vapor Retarder and Air Barrier protects roofing.
Press Release Summary:
May 13, 2014 - Composed of self-adhesive SBS modified bitumen with polyethylene facer on top surface and silicone release film on bottom, Duro-Guard® SOPRAVAP’R addresses movement of air in roof assemblies as required in 2012 International Energy Code. Product can be installed on steel, plywood, gypsum, concrete board, asphalt panel, or concrete deck. When correctly engineered into roof assembly, it will contribute to long lasting thermal and waterproofing performance in all climate zones.
Original Press Release
Duro-Last®, Inc. Introduces Duro-Guard® Sopravap'r Vapor Retarder and Air Barrier
Press release date: May 1, 2014
SAGINAW, MICHIGAN – Duro-Last, Inc. announces the addition to its Duro-Guard product line with Duro-Guard SOPRAVAP’R, a vapor retarder and air barrier membrane. This product is composed of a self-adhesive SBS modified bitumen with a polyethylene facer on the top surface and a silicone release film on bottom. Duro-Guard SOPRAVAP’R addresses the movement of air in roof assemblies as required in the 2012 International Energy Code.
When correctly engineered into a roof assembly, it will contribute to long lasting thermal and waterproofing performance in all climate zones for all colors including white membranes provided by Duro-Last. Duro-Guard SOPRAVAP’R can also be used as a temporary roof in new construction or roof tear offs. Duro-Guard SOPRAVAP’R can be installed on steel, plywood, gypsum, concrete board, asphalt panel, or concrete deck. The addition of the Duro-Guard SOPRAVAP’R provides Duro-Last customers with another Edge-to-Edge & Deck-to-Sky™ solution.
About Duro-Last®, Inc.
Known as the “World’s Best Roof®”, Duro-Last®, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of custom prefabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems. Factory controlled custom prefabrication eliminates up to 85% of field seams, resulting in lower on-site labor costs and easier installation. This highly sustainable and extremely durable roofing system is leak-proof, virtually maintenance-free and resistant to chemicals, fire, punctures, and high winds. Over two billion square feet of Duro-Last membrane has been installed throughout North America. Duro-Last is headquartered in Saginaw, Michigan with additional manufacturing facilities in Grants Pass, Oregon; Jackson, Mississippi; Sigourney, Iowa; and Carrollton, Texas. For more information on Duro-Last, call 800-248-0280 or visit www.duro-last.com.