Roofing System Selection and Design

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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Johns Manville
Presented by Carly Rocco

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the criteria that plays a role in defining the proper roofing systems for client and site requirements.
  2. Recognize good questions for clients in order to design the right roofing solution for their requirements and site requirements.
  3. Locate the correct resources, calculations and codes in order to design the proper roofing systems for client and site requirements.
  4. Communicate to clients the rationale and reasoning for specific system selection.


This test is no longer available for credit

This webinar will review the various pros and cons of the following roofing membranes—BUR, SBS, APP, PMMA, EPDM, PVC and TPO. It will also review insulation and cover boards, as well as their various attachment methods, and how to handle wind uplift and hail concerns.

Roofing System


Carly Rocco, LEED GA, CDT, joined Johns Manville in July 2017. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Carly has worked in the construction industry since 2015, previously having worked for a general contractor, holds national memberships in CSI and RCI, and is a LEED Green Associate.


Johns Manville

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality products for building insulation, mechanical insulation, commercial roofing and roof insulation, as well as fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. JM serves markets that include aerospace, automotive and transportation, air handling, appliance, HVAC, pipe and equipment, filtration, waterproofing, building, flooring, interiors and wind energy. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales over $3 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. Johns Manville employs 8,000 people and operates 42 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China. Additional information can be found at


Originally published in March 2019