Building a Better System with Cover Boards

Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by USG Corporation
Presented by Derrick Hutchinson
Continuing Education

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

  1. Describe cover boards and how they create stronger and more durable roofs.
  2. Explain the different forces that negatively impact roofs.
  3. List different types of roof brands and their attributes.
  4. Discuss the importance of specifying the correct cover boards in a roof system.



This webinar will discuss how cover board’s increase a roof's strength, durability and resistance to extreme weather events.

lightning on buildings.

Derrick Hutchinson Derrick Hutchinson is a product manager for USG Roofing Solutions with more than a decade of experience in building product development and system evaluations. He is a member of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), RCI, Single-ply Roofing Industry (SPRI), Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA), and ASTM. Hutchinson graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree in physics.

For more than 100 years, USG has built an ever-growing portfolio of groundbreaking products backed by unparalleled service. In the last decade, we have demonstrated our resilience by continuing to invest in purposeful innovation, expanding into different markets and by working smarter and faster. All to help our customers achieve their visions. Our commitment to innovation and focus on you, our customer is driven by a desire to help architects, contractors and workers alike to not only build better structures, but to build a better world.