July 2004

Controlling rooftop grease

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by Joseph Baribeau
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Editor's note: The following information reflects the author's opinions, not necessarily those of NRCA or Professional Roofing.

Photos courtesy of Coastal Enviro-Solutions Inc., Watertown, Conn.

The photo on top is a standard rooftop grease trap full of animal fat and grease. The photo on the bottom shows a rooftop drain that distributes grease contaminants into the environment.

Issues concerning rooftop contaminants are being examined closely these days by some state and federal agencies, roofing materials manufacturers and building owners because of the ongoing problems and hazards certain contaminants can create. These contaminants include animal fats, oil and grease, which can cause premature roof system damage and raise questions...

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