An Introduction to Roofing Systems

Course Number: BD-5002
Credit: 5 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A.
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Overview

In An Introduction to Roofing Systems, you'll learn ...

  • Starting points for roof system selection
  • Selection considerations for steep roofing systems
  • Selection considerations for low-slope (membrane) roofing
  • Re-roofing and re-covering

Overview

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Credit: 5 PDH

Length: 54 pages

This is an introduction to roofing systems. You will learn how to specify roofing systems and incorporate appropriate engineering details into your working drawings on a wide variety of projects. You will learn about the different types of roofing systems for steep- and low-slope roofs, considerations when selecting a system, re-roofing and re-covering issues, design considerations, and typical details. This course will allow you to address roofing system issues on all types of commercial, industrial and residential buildings.

For engineers and construction professionals who need an introduction to the basic types of roofing systems, this course will tells how to evaluate different systems for specific projects, how to specify and detail roofing systems, and important maintenance considerations.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Starting points for roof system selection
  • Selection considerations for steep roofing systems
  • Selection considerations for low-slope (membrane) roofing
  • Re-roofing and re-covering
  • Environmental issues
  • Detailed information
  • Using principal design considerations to reduce the number of possible roof systems
  • Considerations when specifying low-slope (hydrostatic) membrane roofing
  • Principal considerations when specifying steep-slope (watershedding) roofing
  • Additional criteria and discussion

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 25 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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Length: 54 pages

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