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• Tru. Protect is a patented product – for shielding roofs from hail damage. – for providing a noise barrier. – for protecting from mold. – for insulating attic and interior or exterior walls. – for protection from fire and smoke damage
Origin of a Great Idea
Origin of a Great Idea • 1982 • TAMU student • Moving
Problem • Attic temp heats and cools entire house • Acts like a blast furnace during summer
Problem • Must control attic temp! • Insulate? • Keep heat out during summer cool inside • Keep cold out during winter warmth inside • Save money thru energy savings • Save ozone layer? • Help eliminate green house gases
Origin of a Great Idea • Now that I know about the problem, how can it be fixed?
A Great Idea Stalls • 1983 – Patent search • 1932 – Conflict
A Great Idea Revisited • 2002 – Surely there has to be a way to reach the goal!
A Great Idea Reborn • August 2005 – Patent issued for hail damage prevention AND • • insulation sound barrier mold and fungus retardation fire retardation
All testing preformed following UL and ASTM specifications. All labs UL and ASTM certified.
Tests Conducted • ASTM E 84 -04 Fire spread test – Omega Point Labs: San Antonio, Texas • ASTM 1363 -97 Thermal Test (R-factor) test – Architectural Testing: St. Paul Minn. • ASTM E 90 -04 Sound Transmission Loss Test – Acoustics Systems: Austin , Texas • UL 2218 Class 4 hail impact test – Architectural Testing: Southlake, Texas • ASTM D 3273 -94, ASTMD 3273 -82 T Mold and Mildew Resistance – Progressive Coatings: Jacksonville FL.
Insulation • 4 times the R-factor of fiberglass • Reflects 98% of applied heat • Stops heat-to-cold loss by 98% • 6 dead air zones • 7 reflective layers • Less expensive than fiberglass • Easy installation
Temperature directly under shingles – 222º
Temperature under Tru. Protect – 108º
Hail Damage Protection • Pads hail impact. • Cushions to prevent structure damage. • Tests indicate 50% less surface damage. • Tests indicate 100 % less structure damage. • Trampoline-like effect on hail stones.
Side by Side Class 4 Hail Impact Test
Impact Spots for Test
Noise Barrier • 9 noise reflector surfaces • 6 dead air zones • Combines to naturally soften noise. • Highest STC number for ½″ material • Weighs 8 oz. per square foot
Sound Transmission Loss Test
Sound Chamber with Tru. Protect in Place
Protection from Mold and Fungus • No toxic chemicals • Stops Black mold and fungal growth from developing • Stops airborne allergens from these • Healthier life style.
Fire Protection • Class A fire rating • Class A smoke rating o • Tested at 1860 F • Buys escape time to save lives. • If a fire does develop, slows progression
Fire Test Tunnel
After 10 Minutes in 1860º Tunnel
Second 8 foot section barely touched
Installation • Can be cut with a knife or saw. • Requires no protective clothing. • No toxic particles emitted.
Most houses plywood decking rafters asphalt saturated felt or tar paper shingles
Normal roof configuration
Houses with Tru. Protect
House with Tru. Protect Added to New Roof rafters plywood decking Tru. Protect asphalt saturated felt shingles
House with Tru. Protect Added When Replacing Shingles rafters plywood decking Tru. Protect asphalt saturated felt shingles
Roof configuration with Tru. Protect
Apply new roofing material over Tru. Protect
Tru. Protect is tough and durable
House with Tru. Protect Added in Walls • Exterior of home – Apply to exterior of wall studs. – Apply sheet of OSB or plywood. – Wrap with Tyvak. – Brick. – Apply R-19 fiberglass to the interior stud spaces. – The result is an exterior wall of R-47! • Interior of home – Apply Tru. Protect next to studs. – Apply sheetrock over Tru. Protect. – Texture and paint.
Photographs of Installation
Savings – Tru. Protect saves money by— • Reducing heating and air conditioning expenses. • Reducing the size of HVAC unit required. • Estimates are that installation of Tru. Protect will pay for itself in 12 to 24 months. • Saves energy • Saves the environment • New energy bill allows for at least $500. 00 in tax incentives for addition of more efficient insulation
Pricing Ask your Tru. Protect representative about contractor discounts that reduce the price of Tru. Protect to as low as $1. 90 a square foot. All prices for FOB shipped from Lubbock, Texas.
• With the cost of electricity increasing. . .
• and with the cost of heating fuel increasing. .
• Wouldn’t the addition of Tru. Protect make sense for your home or building?
Contact Information • 877 -219 -5616 • www. truprotect. com • m. mcdonald@truprotect. com