Gladys Wood Elementary School in Alaska is undergoing a $17 million renovation that will touch almost every part of the aging school facility and includes an addition with four new classrooms. Systems, roofs and boilers are nearing the end of their useful life. Just like any homeowners, those systems and equipment need to be maintained
Project: Gladys Wood Elementary School, Alaska
Designer: MCG Architects
Contractor: Consolidated Enterprises
Membrane: 90 mil EPDM fully adhered to OSB.
Roof Insulation: Tapered Insulfoam EPS (type II) adhered over mechanically fastened base layer of Insulfoam EPS (type II).
Flat and Tapered Roofing Insulation (visit Insulfoam for more roofing insulation product options)
Insulfoam I, VIII, II, IX, XIV and XV
- Application: all roofing and reproofing applications. Tapered panels used for increasing slope for additional drainage
- Characteristics: Available in compressive strengths from 10-60 psi, flat thicknesses of 1/2″ to 40″, and tapered start thicknesses of 1/8″ to maximum thicknesses of 40″; multiple slopes available.
Insulfoam has the widest range of faced, laminated and standard high-performance EPS insulation products for all your new and re-roofing needs, while providing significant material cost savings.
- Highly customizable: Thickness up to 40″ in a single board
- Versatile: Virtually any taper/slope and shape
- Significant labor savings: Fewer layers required to achieve R-values
- Significant cost savings: Compared to competing rigid insulations like Polyiso and XPS
- Extremely durable: Available in compressive strengths up to 60 psi
- Weather resistant: high-density laminated products provide protection against the harshest weather, including hail and ice
- Extensive code approvals: Compatible with almost all single-ply roofing systems
- Ease of installation: Lightweight, conveniently sized panels
- HIGHEST R-value per dollar