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Duke University Health System Roof Replacement Posed Special Challenges – CFE Inc.

By FiberTite.

CFE Inc – Working around preinstalled steel beams with 44 recessed roof areas at various elevations were just part of the challenge.

In early 2006, work began to replace the hospital’s old and failing built up roof (BUR). As part of the complete re-roofing project, Duke University Health System officials wanted to incorporate a multi-platform roof-top heliport on its facility to provide enhanced emergency services for its patients as well as a vegetative roof-top patio. Because medical facilities are sensitive environments, officials needed a roofing system that was durable, reliable and resistant to chemicals found in aviation environments.

Download the full case study to read the rest of the story and learn how CFE, Inc. of Apex, North Carolina was able to meet and overcome those challenges and find out what system they used on the 90,000 square foot roof.

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