LTTR is the most advanced, scientifically supported method of predicting the Long-Term Thermal Resistance of polyisocyanurate insulation products, such as Atlas Roofing's ACFoam®.
Building codes require a structure to meet certain R-values to achieve a specific level of efficiency. The climate zone plays a big role in determining what the minimum R-value has to be for a specific region.
This standard represents the minimum required prescriptive R-value (resistance to heat flow) for roof and wall insulation levels. The R-value requirements for this standard were recently increased by 33% for climate zones 2 thru 8.
Polyiso insulation is the only foam plastic insulation that can be used in almost all types of roof systems without the need for a thermal barrier. No other foam plastic insulation has the perfect combination of features so important for long-term performance.
All Atlas ACFoam® polyiso insulations are QualityMarkcm certified, giving consumers an easy way to identify quality products that meet or exceed listed LTTR-values. FM Approvals has approved the use of ACFoam® as a component in Class 1 insulated roof deck construction.
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