The Cool Benefits of Vinyl Roofing Membranes

Kushner Hebrew Academy

Are electric peak demand charges taking a bite out of your budget? Learn more about cool vinyl roofs > Thermoplastic polyvinyl chloride (PVC or vinyl) membrane roofing is the high performing, low slope roofing solution. PVC membranes' inherent strength, waterproofing ability and fire resistance make them a durable cool roofing material. Vinyl's long life cycle – and the associated lower energy consumption to produce the raw material and process it into useful products – is a significant factor in its sustainability as a commercial building product.

Reflective vinyl roofs have protected and kept buildings cool in climates around the world for decades, and are a solution to curbing high peak demand charges on electricity bills. Find out why two buildings in vastly different climates can achieve the same peak demand savings on their electricity bill, proportionately, with a cool roof.



PVC roofing membranes can stand up to some of the toughest stresses and have been proven to support and protect roofs throughout the world. Learn more about this durable, high-performance low-slope roofing solution »


Sustainability of Vinyl Roofs

Roofs made of PVC roofing membrane contribute significantly to achieving two major objectives of green building programs – the reduction of both building cooling loads and the urban heat island effect. See why PVC membranes are the sustainable choice among commercial roofing systems »


Aesthetics of Vinyl Roofs

PVC roofing membranes' aesthetic qualities make them the choice for any roof design. Find out why PVC is recommended for projects with aesthetic considerations here »