Kwiatkowski with husband Mike
Photo 1: Examples of how air intrusion can affect mechanically attached roof systems
Photo courtesy of the Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues
Photo 2: Examples of how air intrusion can affect mechanically attached roof systems
Photos 3, 4 and 5: A PVC roof system is shown without an air retarder (left). A worker makes a test cut to the roof system (top right). Water droplets are found beneath the membrane (bottom right).
Photo courtesy of the National Research Council of Canada
Photos 6-15: Assembly layout and installation of tested assemblies
The crew used a Maeda Mini Crane to lift materials to the rooftop and lower tear-off debris to the ground.
Photo courtesy of Jessie Bryant Roofing, Memphis, Tenn.
The mini crane's 39-foot boom length helped avoid damage to the limestone fascia extending 3 feet from the sides of the building.