CH#300 - Roof Restoration at Port Isabel Detention Center

Roof Restoration at Port Isabel Detention Center


Roof Restoration at Port Isabel Detention Center

US Immigration & Customs Enforcement 
Port Isabel, TX USA


The Challenge: 

Almost a 100,000 square feet of roof restoration was needed on several leaking buildings at the ICE detention center in Port Isabel, Texas - which is right on the Gulf of Mexico. These building surfaces were continuly brutalized by attacks from servere weather & UV rays. This included extremely high temperatures, humidity, intense storms & damaging desert winds. A defensive roofing system was needed that sealed the surfaces while not disrupting operations.


Benefits Desired:

  • GREEN, Environmentally Advanced Coatings
  • Tight Seal, Renew, Waterproof & Protect
  • Durable, Non-Toxic, Zero VOC’s
  • Non-Invasive with No Downtime and Relocation Fees
  • Wind, Weather & UV Resistant
  • Energy Star® Compliant - Solar/Heat Reflective
  • Sustainable, Long-Lasting, Renewable System



GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. (GEI) was chosen to design a RoofCoat system to address all the challenges by incorporating 5 significant products: MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant, GEI Seam Tape, GEI-FR Emulsion, GEI Fabric and RoofCoat. RoofCoat with its high quality and tremendous benefits was the perfect solution to meet all the client’s needs. RoofCoat also provided a solar reflective surface capable of saving tremendous amounts of energy and money on cooling costs.

Environmental Attributes