Technical Conferences and Symposia Publications Eleventh Conference on Roofing Technology
The 11th Conference on Roofing Technology was held Sept. 21-22, 1995, in Gaithersburg, Md. The following are papers that were presented during the conference and their authors' names.
"Asphalt Roofing Shingles"
Carl G. Cash, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., San Francisco
"Underlayments for Steep-Slope Roof Construction"
Richard Fricklas, Roofing Industry Educational Institute, Englewood, Colo.; and James D. Carlson and Terrance Simmons, NRCA, Rosemont, Ill.
"Performance of Preservative-Treated Wood Shingles and Shakes"
Rodney De Groot, USDAFS Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis.; and Paul Nesenson, Midwest Cedar Shake Supply Inc., Maple Plain, Minn.
"A Technique to Assess Wind Uplift Performance of Standing Seam Metal Roofs"
David O. Prevatt, Scott D. Schiff and Peter R. Sparks, Department of Civil Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.
"Improving Wind Performance of Asphalt Shingles: Lessons from Hurricane Andrew"
Thomas, L. Smith, NRCA, Rosemont, Ill.
"A Performance Classification System for Polymer-Based Roofing Membrane Materials"
Brian D. Gish, Carlisle SynTec Systems, Carlisle, Pa.
"Reinforcing Materials for Polymer Modified Bitumen Roofing Sheets"
Richard P. Baxter, Carolina Roofing Service Inc., Monroe, N.C.
"Field Experiments for Wind Loading on Metal Edge Flashings"
Wei Wang, James R. McDonald and Hui Jiang, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
"Five-Year Field Study Confirms The PIMA Standard for Estimating Polyisocyanurate Insulation Long-Term Thermal Performance"
Jeffrey E. Christian, André O. Desjarlais and Ron Graves, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and Thomas L. Smith, NRCA, Rosemont, Ill.
"Performance of Tape-Bonded Seams of EPDM Membranes: Initial Characterization"
Walter J. Rossiter Jr., James A. Lechner, James F. Seiler Jr. and Edward Embree, National Institute of Standards Technology, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, Gaithersburg, Md.
"Shrinkage of EPDM Roof Membranes: Phenomenon, Causes, Prevention and Remediation"
Ralph M. Paroli, Ana H. Delgado and Om Dutt, National Research Council of Canada, Institute for Research in Construction, Ottawa, Ontario; and Thomas L. Smith and Terrence Simmons, NRCA, Rosemont, Ill.
"A Whole Building Demonstration of Re-Cover Over an Existing Wet Roof"
André O. Desjarlais, Thomas W. Petrie, Jeffrey E. Christian, Howard A. McLain and Phillip W. Childs, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Energy Division, Oak Ridge, Tenn.