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March 11th, 2021 at 1:00pm EST

Selecting and Designing Rooftop Accessories


S-5!’s Architectural & National Accounts Director, Shelly Higgins

Course Description:

Discover the correct selection, specification, engineering and design process to create safe and permanent roof attachments for a variety of needs. Learn how to properly identify rooftop thermal cycling for the different roof covering materials and manage the correct installation process.

AIA Accredited: 1 LU/HSW CEU Credit

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the best rooftop accessory product for a specific need or application.
  2. Learn how to properly design a rooftop penetration and eliminate future problems by studying correct and incorrect applications. Also, recognize product limitations, specifications and code requirements for the desired rooftop accessory.
  3. Discover different types of roof accessories, know their application and better understand how to incorporate them in design.
  4. Understand the way an accessory is attached to a roof dramatically affects the roofs thermal movement and subsequent potential for future water leakage and roof warranty violations.