Problem: Hurricane Ike with winds of 110 mph ripped off roof tiles. Tiles that remained on the roof were loose and posed a life-safety risk to pedestrians below. Design Challenge: Consultants recommended a peel & stick roof underlayment to prevent wind driven rain from creating roof leaks. An asphalt/modified bitumen underlayment failed due to poor…

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Problem: A residence on the NE shore of Oahu required a reroof that would reduce heat gain.​ ​Design challenge: The 2×8 roof beams are exposed inside and finished with a clear stain so there is no opportunity to add insulation below the roof deck. ​ ​Solution: To keep the weight on the roof to a…

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