IB Roof Systems Recycled PVC Membrane in Norman, Oklahoma

IB Roof Systems Recycled PVC Membrane in Norman, Oklahoma After Hail Damage.

In June 2023, IB Roof Systems took off and recycled a year-and-a-half-old roof damaged by hail in Norman, Oklahoma. 
“Sustainability is a team effort. Many contractors don’t know that PVC roofing membranes can be recycled. Thank you, John McHughs, owner of Mallard Construction, for stepping up and letting us know of this opportunity. 80,000 sf of PVC membrane will have an extended useful 20-year life instead of sitting in a landfill,” says Shawn Stanley, Sustainability Director for IB Roof Systems. 
“Hey, I’m John McHugh with Mallard Construction here in Norman, Oklahoma. We’re at the park on Main project in Norman, Oklahoma. This roof is an eight-building project, and it was damaged by a hailstorm in April of 2021. We then called IB. They came out and helped us with the engineers and got the roof paid through the insurance carrier. And after we installed it, not two months later in October, the building was hit with hail again. The membrane was not visibly damaged. However, the substrate, the ISO board, had been fractured. And so, therefore, there was functional damage to the roofing system. And we were just obviously disappointed. As we know, IV can last 30, to 40 years in our climate. And so I reached out to Jason Stanley and said, man, I don’t feel comfortable tearing this roof off and putting it in a landfill. And he was like, John, we have been working on different projects with other entities. And he said we can do that. I don’t know that it’s recycling. It may be repurposing or using the material in another manner rather than ending up in the landfill and causing additional problems. So here we are now, June of 2023, and we started the reroofing project, and we’re here repurposing this PVC membrane.” John McHugh, Mallard Construction.
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IB Roof Systems has maintained a strong performance record for single-ply PVC membrane and custom-fabricated roofing solutions. We offer complete roofing solutions, producing the best in high-performance PVC membranes and roofing products for flat or low-sloped roofs with many of our installations still performing after 30 years. IB’s fluid-applied acrylic and silicone coating solutions deliver continued life to an existing roof. These coatings require minimal maintenance and provide a reflective, energy-efficient, and long-lasting application.