Roof Repair and Maintenance

Roof system maintenance is often the most neglected area of a roof management program. It's also the single most important factor (after proper installation) for determining the life span and cost of a roof system. This course provides hands-on exercises to guide you through emergency/temporary and permanent repair procedures based on NRCA's Repair Manual for Low-slope Membrane Roof Systems.

This course will benefit facility managers and new roofing contractors.

Note: We will be conducting repairs in this class. Wear a long-sleeved shirt and proper footwear. All other required personal protective equipment will be provided.

Accreditation:
22.5 AIA/CES LUs (HSW credit)
Provider No.: 0000936
Course No.: 0009472

During this course, you will:

  • Review general roof assembly functions, including roof slope and drainage, roof decks, vapor retarders, thermal insulation and flashings
  • Explore the installation processes, material properties, design issues, and related building and energy codes for all major low- and steep-slope roof systems
  • Receive hands-on training to repair the following systems:
    • Built-up roof (BUR) membranes
    • Polymer-modified bitumen roof membranes
    • EPDM and TPO membranes
    • Asphalt shingles
  • Learn how to conduct visual inspections, non-destructive moisture surveys and core sampling
  • Examine the techniques for finding leaks in low- and steep-slope roof assemblies
  • Learn about OSHA requirements regarding fall protection, personal protective equipment and ladder safety and find out the latest best safety practices for torch-applied roof systems

Additional NRCA Resources:
Repair Manual for Low-slope Membrane Roof Systems
Manuals for inspection and maintenance guides for building owners

For more information about this and other NRCA programs delivered directly to your company, contact Jeff Jarvis, NRCA's vice president of membership, sales and business development, at (800) 323-9545, ext. 7512 or jjarvis@nrca.net.

 

 

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