A Synthetic rubber membrane that is the most popular roofing system for new and reroof low slope applications. EPDM can be installed in a fully adhered, mechanically attached, or ballasted application and is now available in black and white colors.
Advantages – Has a 30 year track record of proven weatherability. This system is easy to maintain and repair. EPDM has great resistance to ultraviolet deterioration and EPDM is a waterproof membrane.
Disadvantages – Is only a single layer and is reliant on a quality installer to provide long leak free performance. Can be damaged in high traffic roof areas. Has poor resistance to chemicals on a roof.