Staying Up-to-Date with Low-Slope Roofing Trends, Standards and Innovations

Updates on ASCE 7, FM’s Very Severe Hail Rating, and the latest “best practices” for low slope roofing
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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Johns Manville
Presented by Joel Asrael

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the benefits of the different roofing solutions available while gaining an understanding of the trends in the market for each and how they could impact your system selection.
  2. Explain ASCE 7, minimum design loads for buildings and other structures. How this standard has changed with the release of ASCE 7-16 and how roof design is impacted.
  3. Identify FM’s Very Severe Hail rating, where and why this is critical for roof design and how to identify roofing systems that meet this rating.
  4. Come up to speed on the most recent best practices and innovations for low-slope roofing. Understand how these are changing the design and installation of these systems.

Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW
1 IIBEC CEH
0.1 IACET CEU*

This webinar will go into depth on the benefits of the different roofing solutions available for low-slope roofs while gaining an understanding of the trends in the market for each solution and how they could impact your system selection. Attendees will learn about ASCE 7, minimum design loads for buildings and other structures. We will discuss how this standard has changed with the release of ASCE 7-16 and how roof design is impacted. By the end of the course, you will gain a better understanding of FM’s Very Severe Hail rating, where and why this is critical for roof design and how to identify roofing systems that meet this rating. We will also discuss the most recent best practices and innovations for low-slope roofing and understand how these are changing the design and installation of these systems.

Low-Slope Roofing Trends


JAsrael

Joel Asrael has a MS in mechanical engineering from Arizona State University and brings with him extensive experience with energy efficiency for commercial buildings. He is a national member of AEE, ASHRAE, CSI and RCI.

 

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 www.jm.com.

 

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