TPO Roofing, What Is It And Why You Should Care!

About Conklin the company that produces and invented the Single PLy TPO Roofing System we use.

About TPO Roofing Systems

TPO Roofs Are.....

  • Installed by Trained Conklin Contractors
  • Extremely Heating and Cooling Efficient
  • Green
  • Energy Efficient
  • Heat Welded Together
  • Can Be Installed In Cooler Weather Conditions
  • Sustainable
  • Class A Fire Rating
  • Lightweight
  • Ultra Resistant to Hail

TPO, Thermal Plastic Olefin

As every commercial building owner knows, heating and cooling a large building can be quite costly and the prices continue to rise. With uncertain energy prices and unpredictable global markets you need all the help you can get. No matter what your needs are we have a roofing solution for you. TPO aka Thermal Plastic Olefin is a single ply roofing system recently offered by Conklin through a partnership with the Cooley Group. TPO is a heat welded single ply with overlapping joints. Starting from the bottom of a roof slope the top leading edge is fastened securely to the roof decking. The next run of single ply over-laps the top fastened edge and is heated until the over-lapping edge permanently bonds to the bottom sheet below.. TPO is brilliant white in color reflecting up to 85% of solar radiance aka heat from the sun. This white reflective roof can be applied over most structurally sound, properly fastened surfaces.

Conklin Spray Foam Roofing System is a 3 Step system.

Step #1 The Roof Decking is Cleaned and Repaired as Necessary.

Step #2 Over-lapping Horizontal Runs of TPO are Fastened to the Roof and Welded Together

Step #3 All Pipes, Vents etc that Pass Through the Roof are Flashed with Custom TPO Flashing.

Conklin Spray Foam Roofing systems offer such high energy savings that they normally pay for themselves (through energy savings) in 7 year or less. In extreme cases some building owners have reported breaking even in 4.5-5 years. Check with your local Conklin Contractor to ask about installing TPO on your Commercial Roof. The entire foam roofing system is extremely light at around eight (8) oz per square foot. TPO Roofing Systems are light-weight and can (with only a few exceptions) be installed over the existing roof structure without overloading the structural capacity ratings.


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About Conklin

Started in 1977 Conklin was the first Roofing System manufacturer to begin producing acrylic liquid applied membrane roofing systems. These acrylic products offered superior protection and efficiency gains. To this day Conklin remains committed to perfecting an ever expanding lineup of revolutionary roofing systems. As a result of this dedication Conklin continues to be the largest by volume producer of acrylic liquid applied membrane roof systems. Conklin’s top products meet and often exceed the most stringent standards of code approvals and fire resistance.

No matter what your roofing needs are we have a product or system to meet it. Call us today for a roof inspection and quote. The Best Time To Fix A Roof Is Now!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Typically our leak free warranties range from 10-18 years. These warranties are renewable simply by applying a maintenance layer of our liquid applied membrane before the existing warranty period expires. When properly maintained a building with a Conklin Roofing System should never require a tear-off and new roof.

Our roofing systems only require tear-off when a specific area is so deteriorated than it is structurally unfit. Requiring a tear-off is by far the exception and not the norm, because of this the disruption to your daily business is very minimal or non existent. In the rare event of a disruption to your business we will work to minimize the disruption as much as possible.In all other cases your business can continue to function normally during our install or restoration.
Each and every Conklin roofing system is a brilliant white reflecting 85% or more of radiant heat and UV rays from the sun. Conklin roofs reflect heat-energy instead of absorbing it which translates into incredible cooling cost reductions. Many commercial building owners see greatly reduced cooling costs throughout the summer. Our different types of foam roofing systems provide additional energy saving during cold weather with additional insulation(R-Value).

Many of our Conklin roofing systems have a certified class 4 rating. This is the highest hail rating, this means they can withstand the impact from large hail

This is quite simple, a Conklin Roof is not a single product. A Conklin Roof is a complete system with multiple Conklin products each working together.  The Quality of our products used is just the beginning of it another key in the long life expectancy of our roofing systems is the key word “systems”. All our roof systems are designed to have added protection in the most critical areas of your roof making them withstand against the harsh elements of weather.

Metal Roof Restoration

A seamless Metal Roof Restoration like this often carries a 12 year leak proof warranty and with proper maintenance can be refinished almost indefinitely.


Fluid Applied Membrane

Our Conklin Fluid Applied Membrane can be applied to nearly any roofing surface or contour.


Foam & Coating

Spray Polyurethane Foam with Liquid Applied Membrane is the highest class of roofing available. It’s white top layer reflects radiant heat while the closed cell foam provides superior insulation in summer and winter.


Epdm Restoration

EPDM roofs can even be restored with our EPDM compatible Restoration System. Keep roofing materials out of the landfills and avoid interruptions to your business by restoring your EPDM Roof.

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