Roofing on the edge

Editor's note: The opinions in this article are those of the author and not NRCA.

In addition to acting as an effective termination and transition between a roof system and other building components, the edge system may serve as a roof system's first line of defense against wind and water infiltration (see Photo 1).


Photo 1: A roof's edge system serves as the first line of defense against wind and water infiltration.