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2011 International Roofing Symposium
Sept. 7-9, 2011
Washington, D.C.


The following PowerPoint presentations and papers are listed in the order they were presented.

"The shortcomings of using prescriptive specifications with emerging roof technologies," Rene M. Dupuis, Structural Research Inc.; Mark S. Graham, NRCA, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Improving roof reliability: interim report from CIB/RILEM committee," Keith Roberts, Roberts Consulting, United Kingdom PowerPoint Paper
"Polyisicyanurate insulation: The foundation for 21st century roof systems," John Letts, Firestone Building Products, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Effectiveness of cool roof panels with ceramic particles," Ellen Brehob, University of Louisville; Andre Desjarlais, Jerald Atchley, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States PowerPoint Paper
"A new environmental assessment tool for roof systems," James L. Hoff, Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Zero waste roofing," Michael Fenner, Target Corp.; Stanley P. Graveline, Sika Sarnafil, a Division of Sika Corp., United States PowerPoint Paper
"Recycling Roofing Materials: Developing Best Practices for Roofing Contractors," Dan Krivit PowerPoint Paper
"Balancing waterproofing and thermal performance for vegetative roof assemblies," Matthew J. Normandeau, Michael B. Waite, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., United States PowerPoint Paper
"Chicago's green and garden roofing codes and technology," William McHugh, Chicago Roofing Contractors Association; Rod Petrick, Ridgeworth Roofing, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Utilizing green technology and research to assess green roofing benefits," Angie Durhman, Tecta America Corp.; Margaret Collins, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University; Wade McGillis, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Decision-making process for green options in reroofing," Steven P. Bentz, Facility Engineering Associates, P.C., United States PowerPoint Paper
"Deployment of integrated sustainable roof technologies in a singular project—National Institute of Health case study," Ralph P. Velasquez, Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Refurbishing roof systems and roof terraces on a major residential building complex," Tommy Bunch-Nielsen, Danish Roofing Advisory Board; Erik Brandt, Danish Building Research Institute, Denmark PowerPoint Paper
"High-performance roof systems: a standard of care for designers and contractors," Thomas W. Hutchinson, Hutchinson Design Group, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Performance evaluation of a sustainable and energy efficient reroofing technology using field test data," Kaushik Biswas, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy; Scott Kriner, Metal Construction Association, United States PowerPoint Paper
"New generation solar reflective shingles," Ming L. Shiao, Husnu M. Kalkanoglu, CertainTeed Corp., United States PowerPoint Paper
"A prototype roof deck designed to self regulate deck temperature and reduce heat transfer," William Miller, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Stan Atherton, Russell Graves, University of Tennessee; Billy Ellis, Billy Ellis Roofing, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Solar reflectance testing of steep-slope roof systems in the field," Wade L. Vorley, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc., United States PowerPoint Paper
"Hygrothermal simulation of cool reflective and conventional roofs," Hamed H.Saber, Michael Swinton, Ralph Paroli, National Research Council, Institute for Research in Construction; Peter Kalinger, Canadian Roofing Contractors Association, Canada PowerPoint Paper
"New energy-efficiency roofing materials with phase change material (PCM) treatment," Barbara Pause, Textile Testing & Innovation LLC, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Sustainable is nothing new," Larry Meyers Sr., Carole Ceja, Wiss Janney, Elstner Associates Inc., United States PowerPoint Paper
"Thermal performance evaluation of innovative metal building roof assemblies," Daniel J.Walker, Jerry Atchley, Metal Building Manufacturers Association; Abdi Zaltash, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Air intrusion and its effect on moisture transport in mechanically attached roof systems," Suda Molleti, Bas Baskaran, Pascal Beaulieu, National Research Council Canada; Peter Kalinger, Canadian Roofing Contractors Association, Canada PowerPoint Paper
"The effects of roof membrane color on moisture accumulation in low-slope commercial roof systems," Mike Ennis, SPRI; Manfred Kehrer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Nighttime radiative cooling of low-slope roof systems," Mathew P. Dupuis, Structural Research Inc., United States PowerPoint Paper
"Where renewable energy meets the building envelope—the building science aspects of photovoltaic integration with roof systems," James D. Katsaros, DuPont Building Innovations, United States PowerPoint Paper
"Dimensional stability and reflectivity of field-exposed TPO roof membranes," Ana H; Delgado, NRC-IRC, Canada; Chuck Chapman, Tecta America Arizona, United States; James D. Carlson, Building Envelope Technology & Research, United States; Randy Ober, Carlisle SynTec Inc., United States; Dwayne Wacenske, Firestone Building Products, United States; Steve Moslowitz, The Dow Chemical Co., United States, Michael Ludwig, Stephen Elliott, Building Envelope Technology & Research, United States; Ralph Paroli, NRC-IRC, Canada PowerPoint Paper
"Lesson learned from hurricane wind investigations of low-slope roof assemblies—a researcher perspective," Bas Baskaran, National Research Council Canada; David Roodvoets, Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues, United States PowerPoint N/A Paper






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