- The campus featured multiple roof types with various stages of wear.
The first two sections addressed (Fitness Center and West Wing) were
EPDM roofs with punctures, deteriorated sealing on the termination bar
and counter flashing, and drains that were starting to fail. In addition, the
surface also had seals on penetrations, corners, scuppers, and target
patches that were starting to split or lift up. The third section of campus
(Commons Area) had built-up (BUR) capsheet roofs with multiple issues,
including severe granule loss.
- Working on an active, occupied college presents a lot of safety challenges.
Not only did RoofCARE need to utilize safety measures for their crew, they
also took extra measures to protect students and staff. When re-decking
abandoned curbs, they sent someone inside to block off the area
underneath, as an extra precaution. All areas on the ground were secured,
especially by entrances/exits (safety flags, caution signs, safety lines
around dumpster, etc), ladders were tied off, and a safety monitor was
utilized on the ground when working outside the safety line. Interior air
quality was not affected, thanks to HydroStop’s® low-VOC properties.
- Because the roof was not considered to be failing and not in need of a full
reroof, HydroStop® was viewed as a financially viable and effective
solution. The school administration was so impressed with the system
they ultimately selected the HydroStop® Roofing System as the basis of
design for a long-term capital improvement plan.
- Scheduling and project management was difficult. Some stages of the
project were completed during New Mexico's Monsoon Season and others
were carried out in late fall. Rain or low temperatures stalled production
for days on end. Also, due to HydroStop’s highly reflective FinishCoat, the
SFCC will now experience reduced cooling costs compared to the
previously dark-colored EPDM and BUR roofs.
• HydroStop® PremiumCoat® Foundation Coat
• HydroStop® PremiumCoat® Fabric
• HydroStop® PremiumCoat® Finish Coat
• CleanAct Rinsable Primer
• UniBase Primer