International Roofing is a full-service commercial roofing contractor serving building owners and property managers in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region. Our experience and solid reputation in the industry will ensure your roofing problem will be solved at the highest level.
Replace your roof quickly and with minimal disruption.
Save energy and the environment by adding a green roof to your building.
Help to protect your building’s structure with the right system.
Focus on energy efficiency and occupant health to earn LEED credits.
Customize your roof with our state-of-the-art fabrication.
Service / Maintenance
Maximize your roof's potential with ongoing preventive maintenance.
Build a new roof with an experienced and reputable contractor.
- Doug Pullan
Just recently we had an emergency issue with the roof on a rental property. The service provided by International Roofing is superior. The crew are friendly, knowledgeable and extremely accommodating. I would look no further than International Roofing for any type of roofing needs.
Science Museum of Virginia
A Richmond landmark, the Science Museum of Virginia’s IMAX dome roof underwent an environmentally-friendly transformation. Using low impact design practices, the green roof was incorporated as part of a Virginia Tech-led, multi-faceted research study to evaluate the impact of storm water runoff in an urban environment. Now, the roof system mitigates runoff, helps reduce air pollution, and provides a much more appealing view for SMV visitors! In the Science Museum, there is a display that illustrates the benefits of the roof. The live bee exhibit’s tunnel also empties out onto the green roof, and we’d like to think that the bees really enjoy their surroundings out there. You can read more about the myriad benefits of green roofs here.
A green roof assembly is composed of many layers of insulation, drainage board, filter fabric, growing media (specialized soil mix), and vegetation. Under the system, we waterproofed with hot rubberized asphalt waterproofing membrane. HRA (hot rubberized asphalt) has a major advantage as a monolithic membrane. As opposed to other roofing membranes that could also be used under the vegetative system, HRA has no seams. A seamless membrane drastically reduces the chance of water finding a way to sneak through any seams in the membrane and causing a roof leak. HRA also has superior puncture-resistance. In a nutshell, we have a lot of confidence in this type of waterproofing under a green roof.
Typically in our Mid-Atlantic climate zone, a mix of sedums and succulents thrives. They’re incredibly drought- tolerant and hardy plants. They do need water, however, and the best way to accomplish that is through the use of an irrigation system, which we installed also. To cap off the project, we put in an architectural paver system walkway for roof access and traffic.Take a closer look
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