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I have a roofer pushing for Titanium PSU as opposed to Grace I&WS, Thoughts? +/-'s?
 

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Wish I could help you, teetor, what are his reasons for using it?
 

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It's just the line that he carries. It has a fiberglass reinforced upper surface (think gray plastic tarp) with nubblies that are supposed to be non-slip. Whoopee! The roof is only a 5-12 and, with metal, they aren't going to be walking around on it that long.
I was more concerned about adhesiveness and sealing.
He's also pushing the radiant barrier, the jury is still out on that one too.
 

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ahhhh....the old radiant barrier trick. tell him that shiny stuff does not reflect heat, just light. :)
 

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Titanium PSU has no ICBO Research Report Number. This puts them out of business out West in ICBO Country. I know nothing else about it. Haven't seen it yet in our area. The Titanium UDL does have the ICBO Number, but is not an ice dam membrane.
Jim
 

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Coverage is the same as Grace, 2 sq. per roll. I'll find out about price tomorrow.
jm, They are both Miami-Dade approved and I have been told that it is the most stringent code in the country.
Aaron, visible light wavelengths are about 400-700 nanometers, heat wavelengths are from 700-1 million nanometers. Obviously, the medium used to reflect each would be different.
 

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Titanium PSU does not have ICBO Research Report. I checked w/ICC-ES In Whittier, Ca Friday. Their ICBO is for UDL only. Their literature is misleading...says ICC-AC-48, which is a test protocal, not a report. They have to pass the protocol before they get the Research Report, which is a different number. I don't know about Miami-Dade...I think their criteria is wind uplift only...certiantly not the nail sealability. Do let us know about pricing.
Jim
 
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