IKO Highlights Its Newest Commercial and Residential Solutions at the 2023 International Roofing Expo

Company to debut its new HyKote and AquaBarrier commercial products, as well as host demonstrations of its CodePlus and InnoviTPO systems.

IKO, a worldwide leader in the roofing, waterproofing and insulation industry for residential and commercial markets, will debut two of its newest commercial product lines – AquaBarrier BSW blindside waterproofing for horizontal and vertical installations and a re-launched HyKote SEBS line of roof coatings and mastics – at the 2023 International Roofing Expo (Booth 2515).

For the residential market, IKO will showcase its new Class-4 impact-resistant hip and ridge shingle and introduce the new “Summit Grey” color option for its Performance-class shingle collections. The IKO booth will also highlight the successful first year of its CodePlus Performance Program with six live install demonstrations. CodePlus is an elite application method for roof systems designed to withstand high winds and other natural threats.  

In addition to live demonstrations of HyKote SEBS and CodePlus, IKO’s commercial InnoviTPO single-ply roofing system will be featured.

“The excitement of the live demonstrations and camaraderie among like-minded industry professionals on the floor of the IRE is second to none. We look forward to engaging with the roofing industry’s top installers through more than twenty interactive demonstrations,” said Jeff Williams, IKO’s vice president of marketing and branding. 


InnoviTPO Single-Ply Roofing Membrane Systems (Commercial)

Available in Canada and the eastern U.S., InnoviTPO single-ply roofing systems is a thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) membrane system that expands IKO’s low-slope roofing expertise. Designed for exceptional performance and offered in 100- or 200-foot rolls, the membranes are available in 45-, 60- and 80-mil thicknesses, with widths ranging from 5 to 12 feet. It is suitable for use with mechanically attached, fully adhered or induction-welded roofing systems. InnoviTPO’s heat-welded seams create a continuous, water-resistant roofing membrane for low-slope commercial roofs.

AquaBarrier™ BSW (Commercial)

AquaBarrier™ BSW – H, a blindside waterproofing for horizontal under-slab applications, and AquaBarrier BSW – V, a blindside waterproofing for vertical applications, have been introduced for the Canadian market. The SBS-modified sheet membranes are designed to provide dependable primary waterproofing in below-grade commercial installations. These new offerings from IKO offer excellent performance for foundations with urban space constraints, below-grade and other critical areas where waterproofing is required. They are resistant to hydrostatic pressure and lateral water migration.

HyKote SEBS (Commercial)

The newly-relaunched HyKote SEBS are high-performance liquid-applied roof coatings and mastics that can be used in various restoration and waterproofing applications on low-slope, commercial roofs. HyKote SEBS roof coatings and mastic products are single-component, flexible, watertight and puncture-resistant as installed. HyKote SEBS roof coatings offer two options — including a low-VOC formulation. These coatings are available in the United States and Canada in three standard colors: black, light grey and white. The white color option can be used to comply with Title 24, Part 6, Cool Roof requirements. Products in the line include HyKote™ 1000, HyKote™ 5000, HyKote™ Labor Sav’R Mastic, and HyKote™ SEBS Sprayable Mastic.

New Color Introduction: Summit Gray – Performance-Class Shingles (Residential)

Inspired by the natural beauty of North America’s exquisite mountain peaks, Summit Grey has been added as a new color option for IKO’s Dynasty and Nordic Performance-class shingle lines. With high-definition, natural color blends and its charcoal-esque aesthetic, Summit Grey offers homeowners exquisite curb appeal and, like all Dynasty and Nordic Performance shingles, is equipped with ArmourZone reinforcement, for protection against wind uplift.

CodePlus Performance Program (Residential)

IKO’s revolutionary CodePlus Performance Program offers an elite application method for roof systems designed to withstand high winds and other natural threats. CodePlus is available exclusively to IKO ROOFPRO Select and Craftsman Premier members. A highly integrated installation system, CodePlus uses purpose-designed IKO products to take roof performance above and beyond local building code requirements. ROOFPRO contractors who earn CodePlus status and install to the program’s standards will not only build a better roof, but they will also be eligible to offer IKO’s best extended warranty and gain exclusive access to business and marketing tools designed to help drive sales to this new system.

* This impact rating is solely for the purpose of enabling residential property owners to obtain a reduction in their residential insurance premium, if available. It is not to be construed as any type of express or implied warranty or guarantee of the impact performance against hail, of this shingle by the manufacturer, supplier or installer. Damage from hail is not covered under the limited warranty. For further details concerning the FM 4473 standards, visit the FM Approvals website.

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About IKO

IKO is a worldwide leader in the roofing, waterproofing, and insulation industry for residential and commercial markets. Committed to a high level of vertical integration, IKO operates more than 35 manufacturing plants throughout North America and Europe. IKO is a family-owned business established in 1951.