Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

Retrofit Roof Systems

This course is no longer active
Sponsored by MBCI
Continuing Education

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the benefits of retrofitting a roof, including energy efficiency, energy savings and building performance.
  2. Discuss the various applications for retrofit roof systems.
  3. Analyze the framing fundamentals required to ensure the integrity of the retrofit.
  4. Be able to properly assess the existing roof and offer appropriate design considerations for a project.


1 GBCI CE Hour

This presentation discusses how various applications are ideal for retrofitting projects and how retrofit can be utilized for existing and even new construction. Retrofitting a building offers key benefits, including long-term performance, minimal maintenance expenses, improved energy efficiency, energy savings and beautified aesthetics.