Designing for Performance


Designing for performance is based on single-ply roofing installation conditions that provide the best practice approaches, including case studies and slides showing conditions and remedies. The presentation provides an overview of areas of single-ply roof system design, including but not limited to: industry concerns, metal edging, air infiltration, flashings, membrane securement, insulation adhesion, membrane adhesion, insulation options, and membrane details.


Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the importance of perimeter securement and edge metal systems.
  2. Recognize the importance of pre-construction meetings and installation monitoring for a successful installation.
  3. Learn how to identify causes and possible results of air infiltration into roofing systems.
  4. Learn methods to enhance the long-term performance of single-ply membrane systems.
Education Content: Intermediate
Course Accreditation:
American Institute of Architects (AIA) | 1 AIA LU/HSW | Course Number: CSTe-RFG301-23
International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) | 1 IIBEC CEH