Resources - Roofing Representatives

Conducting Visual Roof Inspections with a Purpose

Most people can walk up on an existing roof and identify major issues, but the real value is in someone knowing how to conduct a visual inspection with purpose and insight. During this course we will: Learn specialized tactics for evaluating an existing roof. Key areas where roofs typically have issues and how to evaluate […]

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Daylighting: Benefits, Basics And New Solutions – MTL101

This presentation will detail the benefits provided by daylighting, discuss where skylighting fits in a world of LEDs, describe the basics of how to evaluate daylighting potential in a building, review various types of units and glazings, and discuss accessory options available to meet standards such as VSH and fall protection. Learning Objectives: Understand the […]

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Performance Influence: Roof Assemblies’ Interface With Decks – RFG604

With all the outside forces affecting building construction, such as the International Code Council, economic changes, and green standards to name a few, it is no wonder some decking materials have conflicted in interfacing with the roofing assemblies. Though these products are permitted by the building code, the weakness of the material to hold a […]

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Moisture Migration: Causes and Cures – RFG603

Advances in product technology and building codes/standards have created unforeseen consequences with moisture migration from different sources entering into the roof assembly and affecting its long-term performance. During this course we will discuss how the moisture moved into the assembly and the result. We will highlight the overlooked details as well as how to mitigate […]

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Tapered Polyiso Insulation: Commercial Roof Systems – ISO301

The goal of tapered roof insulation systems is to reduce or eliminate the amount of ponding or standing water on the finished membrane when the roof deck does not provide adequate slope. Draining the water in a timely and efficient manner minimizes the adverse effects on roof membranes. A properly designed tapered roof insulation system […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Choose An EPDM Roof – EPDM101

Designed to help architects, specifiers, consultants, and building owners understand the primary reasons why they may want to upgrade to an EPDM rubber roof. A basic understanding of available commercial roofing options is helpful but not absolutely necessary to gain insight from this program. Learning Objectives: Learn about the time-tested, superior weathering and hail resistance […]

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Building Envelope Design: Understanding Codes, Best Practices & Tie-in Detailing – BE601

Detailing building envelope systems and continuous air barriers have gained prevalence in the marketplace with inclusion into building and energy codes over the last decade. This course aims to bring awareness of code requirements as they relate to building envelope components and systems. It will also shed light on common material misconceptions. Additionally, this presentation […]

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3 Ways to Increase Your Buildings Value

Every roof is the same, right? Just needs to keep the water out, right? When it comes to making sure your roofing system can achieve the longevity you want and endure the weather common for your area you have to dig a bit deeper. In this article we’ll cover 3 ways a cover board can […]

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Product Line Statuses – COVID-19

Please use this page as a resource for the latest information related to the product lines Roofing Representatives supports and the COVID-19 outbreak.  As everyone knows, this situation is fluid and could change at any time so we will continue to update this page as information changes. As of now the product line statuses are […]

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Hail Impact on Nebraska Roofing Systems

When we think about living in the Midwest and severe weather we usually think about extremely cold weather or heavy snowfall. But did you know Nebraska is considered part of ‘hail alley’? Hail can cause expensive damage to property. In the past year, 54% of hail storms reported in Nebraska produced hail 1.25″ in diameter […]

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The Dos (& Don’ts) for CAV-GRIP 3V

CAV-GRIP® 3V Low-VOC Adhesive is an optimal choice when you’re installing fully adhered EPDM or TPO roofing systems. This low-odor adhesive requires minimal setup time, dries fast, and can be applied quickly. Its long “open time” makes it a prime candidate for projects utilizing larger sheets. No splatter allows for accurate application so you’re not paying […]

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The Sustainable Benefits of Roof Coatings

This course will focus on the sustainability benefits of roof coatings. Specifically attendees will learn more about various types of coatings, how coatings combat adverse climatic factors, typical energy savings, benefits to urban areas, installation and application methods. Objectives: Identify roof factors that drive sustainability and energy efficiency in a building, such as reflectivity, emissivity, […]

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Benefits of Rigid Cover Board

During this one-hour session attendees will gain a better understanding of the value rigid cover boards deliver to commercial roof assemblies, how they perform in adverse conditions and bring clarity to the characteristics of each major type of board. During this session we’ll review the evolution of cover boards, performance in adverse conditions, how they […]

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Black or White Membrane, Sustainability and Energy Efficient Considerations – EPDM301

The one-hour session will cover energy performance of the roof assembly and materials, a review of ASHRAE with a complete energy analysis comparing different roof assemblies and various color membranes associated to geographic locations, “Cool” roofing, and construction generated moisture. Included will be a discussion of benefits and concerns on the interfacing of roof garden […]

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Building Envelope Solution – BE101

The building envelope consists of all exterior components of a building’s–roof, walls, below-grade waterproofing, windows, skylights, and so on. When looking at these components it is important that each one be taken into consideration to prevent moisture or air from migrating into the building. The envelope is a complicated and integral part of any high-performance […]

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