Roofing Systems

Built-Up Roofing System (BUR)

With Built-Up roofing systems, the highly reliable waterproof membrane is field fabricated with layers of bitumen, alternating with plies of reinforcing felts. The redundant layers give it exceptional resistance to water and weather. Johns Manville has been a leader in BUR with 150 years of experience. We manufacture a complete line of fiber glass felts, including ply and base felts, and mineral surfaced cap sheets.

Systems Technical Data

Find all of the technical documentation you need using the links below.

  • Cold Applied: Introduction & Selection - Components - Application
  • Hot Weldable: Introduction & Selection - Components - Application
  • GlasKap´┐Ż CR Cool Roof (4GIC-CR)

    When considering cool roof alternatives using a bituminous built-up roofing system, there is no easier solution than JM's GlasKap CR Cool Roof Cap Sheet. GlasKap CR is an improved version of our proven GlasKap sheet, with added reflectivity and emissivity properties that meet CRRC (Cool Roof Rating Council), Title 24 (for California) and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) requirements.


    Unusual penetrations or roof details are no problem for PermaFlash. The liquid-applied, two-part system has a pliable polyester scrim that can accommodate any shape as the reinforcing substrate for the MBR Flashing Cement. PermaFlash is easily installed in a wide temperature range and features great tensile strength, minimal odor release, enhanced workability and a low cost per penetration.

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