Plescia and his wife, Ginny.
The shine of newly installed copper roofing will quickly weather, ultimately achieving a tone unique to its environment.
Photo courtesy of the Copper Development Association.
Wall cladding is an increasingly popular use for easy-to-install flat-seam copper panels.
Copper standing-seam roofing's double-lock joinery provides a versatile, economical and beautiful option.
Photo 1: This thick insulation board made limited contact with hot asphalt. Because large contiguous areas of the board were unadhered, it could have been susceptible to uplift. In addition to amount of adhesion, adhesion distribution is also important.
Photo courtesy of TLSmith Consulting Inc., Rockton, Ill.
Photo 2: A hospital roof system had boards detach from the roof deck during Hurricane Ivan in 2004.
Photo courtesy of FEMA 577.
Photo 3: If wands are used to dispense adhesive, roofing workers must be careful not to space the rows too far apart.
Photo courtesy of TLSmith Consulting.
Photo 4: This photo illustrates what happens when insulation board rebound occurs.
Photo courtesy of Getty Images, Seattle