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April 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM EDT
Credits: 1 AIA LU; 0.1 IACET CEU; 1 RCI CEH
As codes become more stringent and envelopes more complex, it is vital to understand the need and methods of how to achieve a continuously insulated building. Insulation plays a key role within the building envelope and is paramount to creating and maintaining a comfortable indoor environment. There are a multitude of insulation types and installation methods that are integral aspect in designing a sustainable building.
Presented by: Edward Nakhle
Edward Nakhle has a degree in civil engineering from the University of Windsor, he then went on to receive a degree and masters in architecture from Lawrence Technological University. Edward is a licensed engineer in the province of Ontario and is currently in the process of becoming a licensed architect. In his professional career, he worked as a Structural Engineer and Forensic Engineer when he lived in the city of Toronto. He now works for Albert Kahn Associates Architectural Department and is an avid enthusiast for a sustainable lifestyle in both his personal life and for the built environment.
Sponsored by: : Hunter Panels, MBCI and Owens Corning
This article discusses the history and development of SBS-modified bitumen roofing systems, their anatomy, and their roof system applications. It also covers modified bitumen membrane surfacing and recent developments in SBS-modified bitumen materials.
This article discusses continuous insulation and its integration with codes and standards, as well as commonly used continuous insulation products based on material properties such as thermal performance, fire resistance, UV resistance and moisture resistance.
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The Designer's Guide to Roof Systems: An Examination of Current Roofing Materials, Systems and Applications