Lightweight Roofing Technique | Report

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Running head: LIGHTWEIGHT ROOFINGLightweight roofingName of the studentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1LIGHTWEIGHT ROOFINGExecutive summaryThe following report discusses about the various benefits of lightweight roofing. The report alsodiscusses about the lightweight products available in the global market. The advantages anddisadvantages of the products are also included in this report.
2LIGHTWEIGHT ROOFINGTable of ContentsIntroduction:....................................................................................................................................3Discussion:.......................................................................................................................................3Polymer:.......................................................................................................................................4PVC:............................................................................................................................................5Fiberglass materials:....................................................................................................................8Conclusion:......................................................................................................................................9References:....................................................................................................................................10
3LIGHTWEIGHT ROOFINGIntroduction:Lightweight roofing is used to provide houses with the availability of materials withlightweight. The products intended for the roofing procedure is defined as lightweight based ontheir weight and specifications. Mostly, the specifications of the lightweight product are theconsistency of 20kgs per meter square. This weight is considered when only fitted on the roof.However, the heavyweight materials are supposed to exceed the defined limit. There are manyways of using the lightweight in roofing services due to the situational benefits.This report discusses about the various lightweight roofing techniques and the materialsused. The advantages and disadvantages of them are also discussed in this report.Discussion:The materials used for roofing is supposed to be the layer which is outermost to abuilding. It is sometimes made to support itself but naturally made with an underlying structure.The elements of nature can be gruesome sometimes and the protection from them is provided bythe roofing materials. In addition, the roofing layer shows much diversity in the marketdepending on the materials used and the specifications of the structure. The materials used formaking a roofing structure depend on the ranges of products used like the natural products(thatch) or the produced products (tiles). The roofing materials are sometimes constructed on topof another waterproofing layer to provide more resistance to the underlying structures. The useof lightweight structures provides many benefits to the industry applying them. The mainadvantage is the reduction in cost and the economic stability (Humphreys 2015). The materialsalso reduce the need of additional designs in the core foundation of the structure. The structure
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