Category: Lunch & Learn

Metal Roof Edge Design, Testing, and Performance – MTL301

This course will review the important role perimeter roof edge plays in roofing performance and the consequences incurred when it is not done according to code. Content will explain the ANSI/SPRI ES-1 Approval Standard, testing protocols used, and what mandates a certified ES-1 system. Objectives Understanding the Importance of Perimeter Roof Edge Understanding the ANSI/SPRI […]

Insulation Characteristics in Low-Slope Roofing Applications – ISO301

Course will describe Polyisocyanurate Insulation and it’s associated applications in commercial low-slope roofing related to energy efficient design, fire resistance and code compliance Objectives Explanation of Polyisocyanurate Insulation’s attributes related to its use in energy efficient roof systems Understanding thermal resistance values and design best practices for providing long-term thermal efficiency of the building envelope […]

Pushing the Envelope – Going Beyond Conceptual Design – BE301

Over the past several years, the building envelope concept has been well promoted and established as a means for energy efficiency and building performance. With the vast product offering available today comes confusion and misinformation. Building designers are often left guessing about product compatibility and proper design, leading to the potential of costly failures. The […]

PVC Roofing Materials – Performance, Construction, Functionality – PVC301

PVC is one of the most diverse products in the building industry and one of the most misunderstood. This presentation will help to better understand why PVC is one of the most versatile and modifiable thermoplastics. With all the different formulations, types, reinforcements and construction, knowledge of this product type will assist the specifier in […]

Roofing Warranty. What Lies Within – RFG302

This session will take a close look at the durations offered on roof warranties to provide a better understanding of what is actually being covered by the membrane manufacturer. The presentation will include a discussion which will focus on selecting the correct roofing materials associated with the desired warranty duration. The session will also explain […]

Fleece Membranes and Urethane Adhesive – FB301

In this program the participants will learn the physical performance advantages of fleece membranes that enable them to resist the forces of mother nature such as wind, hail, rain, and cold. In addition, they will learn the performance advantages of urethane adhesives that eliminate the dependence on solvents with VOCs or asphalt derived from foreign […]

Roofing Wind Speeds; ASCE 7, Uplift Ratings, & Warranties – RFG601

In the industry there is a need to sort out the confusion between the building codes, uplift rated assemblies, and warranties by explaining what each offers and how they should be considered. To understand the building code, we need to review how uplift is determined and the industry accepted rating method of roofing assemblies for […]

Single-Ply Roofing Technology – RFG101

This one-hour session will included topics ranging from industry issues, such as enhanced roofing system design options to trends within the market including ANSI/SPRI ES-1 for metal edging, ASCE 7, and the International Building Code, as well as roof system warranties. This presentation will focus on the role single-ply membrane plays in today’s roofing market […]

Strengthening LEED – CCM124

This course outlines the logic and reasoning behind a proposal to strengthen the LEED program by restricting the “White Roof” LEED point to urban areas in ASHRAE Zones 1-3 Objectives: Understand the Environmental impact with regards to net energy efficiency and global warming impact from reflecting heat back into the atmosphere Understand the impact on […]

TPO Technology: Performance & Recent Developments – TPO101

TPO roofing membrane has now been part of the roofing industry for 20 years and has become the leading segment as far as total volume used on an annual basis. With almost 10 billion square feet installed around the world, TPO has proven that it is an effective roofing material providing building owners with a […]

Vegetated Roofing Systems GR101

This one-hour session will cover the history, purpose, benefits, components, installation and code considerations of vegetative roofing systems. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the use of vegetative roofs, their environmental benefits, as well as their durability. All common system types are covered as well as detailed information on the components which are part […]

Air and Vapor Barriers – AVB301

The Air and Vapor Barriers course will describe the effects of air movement and condensation issues in the roof system. It will also cover energy codes emerging and how air and vapor barriers fit into the new codes Objectives How air movement effects energy consumption based on roof system How air movement effects condensation based […]