Central Park High-Rise

Project Type Residential
State/Region New York
Application Type Self-Adhered
Year 2017
Square Footage 18,000

Located near Central Park in New York City, this 18-story co-op was renovated to include a new energy efficient 30-year roof system.  General contractor Bellet Construction selected Polyglass’ self-adhered, modified bitumen roof system for the re-roof project.  To ensure perfect installation, the crew closely monitored winter weather conditions and followed the product storage instructions. The multi-level 18,000 square-foot roof system was completed on schedule.

Project Requirements:
The building owner required a Cool Roof Solution to maximize the energy efficiency of the building.  The capabilities of Polyglass’ roofing membranes with patented CURE Technology® and ADESO® Technology met the project requirements.  Membranes manufactured with CURE Technology have improved reflectivity, granule adhesion, UV and stain resistance and durability. In addition, membranes with ADESO Technology have an aggressive adhesive applied to the bottom side of the membranes enabling a fast and torch-less installation.

Roof System Components:
Three-ply, self-adhered roof system with 30-year roof system warranty featuring Polyfresko® G SA and Elastoflex SA V. Polyfresko G SA is a highly reflective APP, self-adhered cap sheet with patented CURE and ADESO Technology. Polyfresko G SA is California Title 24 Compliant and is listed with the Cool Roof Ratings Council.  Polyfresko G SA was also used for the flashings, creating a seamless, watertight finish. Elastoflex SA V, a low-temperature flexible membrane designed for torch-less applications, was used for the base, interply and flashing details.

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Products Used

Polyfresko G SA

Polyfresko® G SA


Elastoflex SBS membrane Roofing products

Elastoflex SA V