How Multi-ply Membrane Systems Give Your Roof Extra Protection
September 26, 2018
2 PM ET
1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 RCI CEH; 0.1 IACET CEU
The bituminous roof system has a long history and has improved through the years. A variety of reinforcements, types of sheets and different surfacings make these systems robust, versatile and proven. These membranes can be installed using a wide variety of methods and can be finished off with flashings around the more intricate parts on the roof. Learn more about how these systems can protect your roof.
Review the history of modified bituminous roofing membranes, including how and why they came to be, focusing on market conditions and raw material availability and performance.
Explain the four SBS system application methods and two APP system application methods and how a facilities location, project timeframe and site conditions could impact which method best fits your project.
Gain an understanding of the physical performance of these roofing membranes, what drives that performance and the various choices available that differentiate the available products in the roofing system family.
Match project design criteria, membrane options, application options and long-term performance to provide multiple solution offerings to your building owners and communicate the differences between these good, better or best type offerings.
About Joel Asrael
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.