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 creating better specifications.
- Attendees of this
presentation will learn the history of PVC and learn how truly safe it is to
the environmental and building occupants.
- Understand how PVC roofing
membranes fit within the building code for fire resistance, fit within industry
energy programs offering a more sustainable opportunity, and review studies on
service life of the material, so the designer is more prepared to discuss PVC
options with the building owner.
- To learn the about the major different components, such as the
thickness, scrim choice, and formula in the manufacturing of PVC roofing
membranes and how together they impact on its longevity and performance.
- Learn about the latest enhancement option for PVC membranes through the
types of plasticizers and how different plasticizers offer a wider range of durability
and mitigate issues for applicators and building owners.
To learn more about this course or set-up a session, please contact us.