North American Conference on Roofing Technology

The North American Conference on Roofing Technology was held Sept. 16-17, 1999, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The following are papers that were presented during the conference and their authors' names.

"Contractor Performance and Certification Programs: Do They Result in Better Roofs?"
Kennedy and Jeff Manser, Evans Service Co. Inc., Elmira, N.Y., U.S.A.; and Bill Fischer, CFE Inc., Elmira, NewYork, U.S.A.
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"Wind Uplift Resistance of Low-slope Mechanically Fastened Roofs with Attached and Loose-laid Insulation Boards"
A. Baskaran, M. Mihailovic and W. Lei, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; and J.P. Sheahan, J.P. Sheahan Associates Inc., Midland, Mich., U.S.A.
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"Application Techniques and In-place Field Performance of Cold Adhesive Applied Modified Bitumen Membranes"
Francis Blake, Performance Roof Systems (S.A.), Perwez, Belgium
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"Applying Life Cycle Cost Analysis to Roofing Decisions"
Peter Kalinger, Canadian Roofing Contractors Association, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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"Long-Term Effects of Hail Impact on Asphalt Shingles—An Interim Report"
Scott J. Morrison, Haag Engineering Co., Carrollton,Texas, U.S.A.
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"Protocol for Assessment of Hail-Damaged Roofing"
Timothy P. Marshall and Richard F. Herzog, Haag Engineering, Carrollton,Texas, U.S.A.
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"A Comparison of Three Different Technologies for Performing Nondestructive Roof Moisture Survey"
Jack Robinson, RRC, NRCA, Rosemont, Ill, U.S.A.; Dane Bradford, Bradford Roofing and Insulation Co., Billings, Mont., U.S.A.; and Jeffrey Mitchell, RRC and Paul Majkowski, P.E., RRC, Professional Service Industries Inc., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A.
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"Effects of Welding Parameters on Seam Strength of Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) Roofing Membranes"
T.R. Simmons, TRS Consulting, Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A.; D. Runyan, Dryspace, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Mich., U.S.A.; K.K.Y. Liu, R.M. Paroli, A.H. Delgado and J.D. Irwin, National Research Council of Canada, Institute for Research in Construction, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Canada
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"ENERGY STAR® Label for Roofing Products"
Rachel S. Schmeltz, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
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"A Contractor's View of the ENERGY STAR® Label for Roofing Products"
Timothy M. Davey, Davey Roofing Inc., Irvine, Calif., U.S.A.
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"Transition to Third-Generation Polyisocyanurate Boards: A Systematic Approach"
John B. Letts, Ph.D., Firestone Building Products Co., Carmel, Ind., U.S.A.
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"Review of Existing Criteria and Proposed Calculations for Determining the Need for Vapor Retarders"
A.O. Desjarlais and A.N. Karagiozis, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., U.S.A.
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"Ventilating Cathedral Ceilings to Prevent Problematic Icings at Their Eaves"
Wayne Tobiasson, Thomas Tantillo and James Buska, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, N.H., U.S.A.
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"Influence of Nail Locations on Wind Resistance of Unsealed Asphalt Shingles"
Thomas L. Smith, AIA, RRC, TLSmith Consulting Inc., Rockton, Ill., U.S.A.; and Matt Millen, Millen Roofing Corp., Milwaukee, U.S.A.
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"The Uses and Performance Requirementsof Steep-slope Roof Underlays in North America and the United Kingdom"
Robert J. Booth, Hansed Booth Inc., Dalkeith, Ontario, Canada; and Keith Roberts, Glanville Consultants, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England
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