Kemper System to demo new liquid-applied cool roof

January 09, 2018 - Owners Developers & Managers

West Seneca, NY Kemper System America, Inc. will demonstrate how to apply one of its new liquid-applied Cool Roof systems – from the roof deck up – at IRE 2018 in New Orleans in On-Floor Seminars Feb. 6-7 at 2:15 p.m. (booth #2829), and several times a day Feb. 6-8 at Kemper System booth #425. 

The complete, multi-layer assembly will include: rigid polyisocyanurate insulation, cement cover board, joint sealant, primer and reflective polyurethane membrane roofing. The demo will feature the odor-free Kemperol Reflect 2K-FR Cool Roof system with a Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) of 110, and the new Kempertec odor-free joint sealant, ideal for filling cover board joints up to a ½-inch wide.  The reinforced membrane system is one of four liquid-applied cool roofs now available from Kemper. The others include two new cost-effective elastomer-based roof coatings to be featured for the first time at IRE are: 

• Roof Guardian RG-170 (SRI 109), a white acrylic elastomeric roof coating ideal for prolonging the life of many types of roofing assemblies

• Roof Guardian RG-180, a fibered white acrylic elastomeric roof (SRI 108) ideal for metal, bituminous cap sheets, single-ply and other approved surfaces. 

Both are Energy Star and CRRC rated. The other Cool Roof system is Kemperol AC Speed FR (SRI 108), a rapid-drying poly methyl methacrylate (PMMA) reinforced membrane system, capable of same-day application. Kemper System’s Class A fire-rated Cool Roofs offer among the highest SRI ratings in the industry to help reduce building cooling requirements. 

Kempertec Joint Sealant is a new addition to the Kempertec primer line of substrate preparation products for use with Kemperol systems. It quickly fills gaps between cover board or plywood joints and around penetrations to ready surfaces for the primer. The sealant cures in less than three hours, and avoids the process of mixing and applying a primer/sand slurry mix in joints.

For over 60 years, Kemper System has been a global industry leader in cold liquid-applied, reinforced roofing and waterproofing, having invented the technology and holding the first patents. Today the company offers a full range of Building Envelope solutions to protect against weather, preserve the integrity of surfaces, and enhance the energy savings, comfort and value of buildings. This encompasses Wall Guardian® fibered acrylic air barrier, Roof Guardian® elastomer-based roof coatings, GreatSeal® construction sealants, and HeatBloc-ULTRATM radiant heat barrier. Other high-value brands include COELAN® traffic coating systems, and the company flagship for exterior and interior waterproofing, Kemperol® reinforced membrane systems. 

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