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Thursday, February 15 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Understanding roof system resiliency

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Architects, building owners, policymakers and others are talking about the need for resilient buildings that are designed to withstand significant weather events and continue to function after. A significant component of a resilient building is unquestionably the roof system. Protecting a building from everyday weather events is a priority, but new policies are mandating—and owners are starting to demand—resilient roofs and buildings. We will discuss how to design new and upgrade existing roofs to be resilient. Resilient design and enhancements to existing roofs can translate into an improved bottom line.

AIA 1.25 LU/HSWs, ASHI 1 CE credit, BPI 1.25 CEUs, DSPS 1 CEU towards Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification, 1 CEU towards UDC-Construction Inspector Certification, GBCI 1 CE hour, IACET 0.1 CEU, NAHB, NARI 1.25 CEUs

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James Kirby

James R. Kirby, AIA, is GAF's building and roofing science architect for the east coast. Jim has a masters of architectural structures and is a licensed architect. He has nearly 25 years of experience in the roofing industry covering low-slope roof systems, steep-slope roof systems... Read More →

Thursday February 15, 2018 10:30am - 11:45am CST

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