Atlanta experiences a wide variety of weather throughout the year. From short but cold winters to muggy and stormy summers, your roof is tasked with protecting your building from extreme conditions that pose a safety risk to your building and its occupants. Installing the right commercial roof insulation adds an additional layer of protection against the elements. Learn more about the type of insulated roof panels and the roof insulation solutions offered by New Image Roofing Atlanta.
Metal roofing is a popular choice for commercial businesses because it’s durable and lasts for a long time. Another benefit of metal roofs is that they’re reflective; they reflect radiant heat from UV rays, keeping your building cool during the hot summer days and minimizing the impact on your HVAC system. This plays a key role in the summer, since Georgia summers are notoriously hot. Having commercial roof insulation protects your building and lowers energy bills. Metal roofs also have high thermal heat conductivity, meaning they release heat quickly at night.
Metal roofs are a quality roof insulation solution because of the system’s components. The roof cladding is metal, but the other elements of a metal roof’s system are made from other materials. Other parts that make up a metal roof insulation system include:
Fiberglass batt is one of the most popular insulation products because it’s inexpensive and available in various thermal resistance values. However, batt insulation isn’t a great vapor barrier. Moisture doesn’t dissipate quickly, which affects the material’s thermal resistance value. With Atlanta getting an average of 52 inches of precipitation each year, making sure your metal roof is leak-free makes sure that your insulation remains dry.
Spray foam insulation is an excellent option for projects that need complete insulation. This insulation product can be sprayed anywhere and expands on contact, allowing it to fill small areas and awkward corners. Spray foam insulation reduces energy costs during the winter by preventing warm air from escaping the building.
Rigid board insulation is an exterior roofing insulation option that sound proofs your building and prevents air leaks. This insulation product protects your building’s interior from accumulating moisture. Rigid foam boards also prevent air from leaking out of your building, allowing for more efficient HVAC operations throughout the year.
Flats roofs are a cost-effective and energy-efficient alternative to traditional metal or sloped roofs. However, flat roofs don’t drain as effectively as sloped roofs and provide less thermal insulation since most of the surface is exposed to UV rays. Flat roofs have a higher risk of water accumulation, too, which can weaken the roof over time and lead to mold growth and leaks. Making sure your flat roof is properly insulated protects your building from leaks and maintains its structural integrity. There are five types of flat roof insulation options:
Polyiso insulation boards consist of closed-cell foams installed under the roofing membrane. These boards are highly effective in warmer climates because they have a high water absorption rate.
XPS is a foam plastic roofing insulation material that offers high water resistance capabilities and high thermal resistance. This flat roof insulation material is perfect for Atlanta businesses looking to protect their buildings from extreme heat and frequent rain.
EPS insulation boards are closed-cell structures that have a high water absorption rate and low thermal resistance. This insulation product minimizes roof rot and reduces heating and cooling expenses by rejecting and releasing heat throughout the day.
Not having the right insulated roof panels creates significant issues for your building, like:
- Poor temperature regulation
- Higher energy costs
- Higher risk of leaks
Partnering with the right commercial roofing provider is critical to making sure that your roof is adequately insulated from the elements. New Image Roofing offers a wide variety of commercial roofing services that protect your investment; including:
Our team specializes in every aspect of metal roofing maintenance. We offer spray coating solutions that provide your roof with an additional protective layer and metal roof repair that streamline the insurance claim process and limit out-of-pocket costs.
Our expert team offers full-service flat roof solutions designed to maximize its service life. We specialize in all times of residential flat roof systems, including:
We know the threat standing water poses to a flat roof and offer repair solutions that quickly identify and fix any problems.
Making sure your building is code compliant eliminates unnecessary delays and added costs during construction. Our team stays up to date on all Georgia building code insulation requirements to make sure your roof meets all commercial building energy efficiency standards.
New Image Roofing has been supplying the Atlanta region with high-quality roofing solutions for over 10 years. Our team is committed to maximizing the value of your investment and does this by offering industry-leading customer service, including:
- Free roof inspections
- Lifetime labor warranty
- Discounts for seniors and veterans
- Up to a 5% price match guarantee on commercial roofing services
We know how stressful storm damage to your roof can be and work with your insurance company to make sure you receive the maximum payouts that minimize your out-of-pocket costs. Contact us today and see why we’re Atlanta’s preferred roofing provider.