Roofing System Selection and Design

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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Johns Manville
Presented by Derek Nickum
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Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the criteria that plays a role in defining the proper roofing systems for client and site requirements.
  2. Recognize the right questions of clients to design the right roofing solution for their client 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 the reasons why certain systems are selected for certain reasons to clients.
  5. Explain the different types of roofing insulation with their merits and installation methods.



This webinar will review the merits of the single- and multi-ply membranes including Built-Up Roofing, Modified Bitumen, PVC, TPO and EPDM.

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Derek Nickum Speaker Derek Nickum, CSI, CDT, EIT, manages the Specifier Services Team for Johns Manville’s Roofing Systems Group. The Specifier Services Team provides informational support for design teams and can serve as a consultative resource at any stage of the process, providing answers for your product-related questions. Derek has a bachelor of science degree in architectural engineering from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado, and has been working in the construction industry since 2008. Derek holds national memberships in CSI and RCI and is pursuing his professional engineering license.

Johns Manville is a leading manufacturer of thermal and acoustical building insulation, mechanical insulation and roofing systems. Look to JM for products that can promote energy efficiency, improve indoor air quality and increase the sustainability of your building projects.