Eleventh International Waterproofing and Roofing Congress
The Eleventh International Waterproofing and Roofing Congress was held Oct. 2-4, 2000, in Florence, Italy. The following are papers that were presented during the conference and their authors' names.
State of the art waterproofing membrane technology
"State of the Art Membrane Technology"
Barry J. Abbott, Rock Asphalte Ltd., United Kingdom
"Windload Resistance Tests of Heat-Welded Joints Between Roofing and Felt and Sheet Metal flashings"
Fredrik Gränne,Div. of Building Technology, Sweden
"Rheological and Chemical Evaluation of the Ageing of SBS Modified Bitumen as Used in Roofing"
Bengt Sandman, AB NynasPertoleum, Sweden
"Behavior of Insulation Material Under Point Load as Parameter for the Safe and Mechanical Mounting of a Single-Layer Polymer Bitumen Sheets"
Jüergen Winselmann, Deutsche Rockwool, Germany
"Polymer Bituminous Bembranes: the New Generation"
Roberto Protto, Polyglass, Italy
"The Most Recent Frontiers of Performance in APP Modified Bitumen Waterproofing Membranes with the Use of a New Polyolefin Generation"
Ing. Alessandro Rotolo, Imper Italia S.P.A., Italy
"New Waterproofing Systems: Thermal Energy Reduction During Application; Improved Safety and Use of Thermo-Sensitive Insulation Board"
Dr. Maurizio Favaro, Pluvitec S.P.A., Italy
"Bridge Deck Waterproofing with Bitumen Sheets: Developments, Practical Efficiency, Developments and European Standardization"
Gerhard Dohr, Villas, Austria
"Tear resistance of bituminous Roofing Membranes—To Tear or Not to Tear"
Ing. C.R. Witteveen, Colbond BV, Netherlands
"The Mechanization on Bridge Decks. Reliability and Performance on Bituminous Waterproofing Membranes"
Denis Cartier, Soprema, Canada
International case studies
"Flexible Polyolefin Roofing Membranes:Ten Years of Field Experience"
Hans-Rudolf Beer and Stefan Keiser, SarnafilInternational AG, Switzerland
"Thermoplastic Polyolefins (TPO) Roofing Membranes: The North American Experience"
Ralph M. Paroli, CNRC, Canada
"Toward Sustainable Roofs via Design for Heightened Maintainability and Future Disassembly"
Brian Kyle, Public Worksand Government Services, Canada
"Mundelein High School Roofing Replacement"
Thomas W. Hutchinson, Legat Architects, United States
"Sealing of Dikes, Lakes, Rivers and Canals—Water:Man's Best Friend and Man's Worst Enemy"
Bert Haushofer, VDD, Germany
"The Design and Construction of the Millennium Dome"
Glyn Trippick, Buro Happoid, United Kingdom
"EDP Centre of the Assicurazioni Generali Insurance Company of the Centro Congressi Firenze"
Dr. Arch. Guido Lorenzo, Spadolini, Italy
"The Sacred Convent and Basillica of Saint Francis of Assisi"
Dr. Arch. Constantino Centroni, Italy
"1.3 Mwatt Integrated PV-Roofs Project"
Prof. Nico Hendriks, TU Eindhoven, Netherlands
"The Resistance of Modified Bituminous Felts to Working Traffic: The ‘Walk-On Ability"
Erik Trommelen, Shell International Chemical, Netherlands
"Discussion of Building Codes and Standards Applicable to Roofing in the United States"
Mark Graham, NRCA, United States
Legislative and Environmental Issues
"State of the Art Waterproofing Technology:Maintain Existing Construction"
Andreas M. Roller, DUD, Germany
"The Increasing Importance of Environmental Thinking Through Life Cycle Assessment"
David Lyall, European Bitumen Association, Belgium
"Communicating Environmental Information:The Industry's Experiences"
L.G. Niemöller, Venedak, Netherlands
"Roofing Membrane Complete Recycling: A Global Experience"
René Thans, Imperbel, Belgium
"Implementation of an Environmental Management System (EMS) According to the UNI EN ISO 14001 Standard as the Basis for the EMAS Registration"
Claudio Turatti, Fabio Orecchini and Valli Zabban, CIRPS, Italy
"Asbestos is Out, but What About Substitutes? A Review of Problems with Some Roof Shingle Replacements"
Steve Condren and Werner H. Gumpertz, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, United States
"Treatment of an Exposed Roofing Concrete Slab with a Composite Membrane and a Viscous-Plastic Copolymeric Resin"
Celso Martinez Jr., Athena, Engenharia & Comercio Ltda., Brazil
"Industrial Approach to Recycling, Re-Use and Disposal of Bituminous Waste"
Poul Henning Jenson, Icopol, Denmark
"Laboratory Test Methods for Evaluating Durability of Performance of Roof Membrane Systems"
Kyoji Tanaka, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
"The Waterproofing Plastomeric Compound Intended as a 'Polymer-Bitumen' Alloy"
Angiolino Novi, Novaglass, SpA, Italy
"Difference in Characteristics for Standardized Roofing Sheets"
Wolfgang Ernst, Germany
"Liquid Applied and Cold Applied Roofing and Waterproofing Systems in the United States"
John A. D'Annunzio, Paragon Roofing Technology, United States
"A Study of Practices in the Design, Detailing and Waterproofing Expansion Joints in North America"
Kris Zielonika P Eng., Situra Inc., Canada