2011 International Roofing Symposium Presentations

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, ChicagoRoofing Contractors Association; Rod Petrick, Ridgeworth Roofing, United States
PowerPoint Paper
"Utilizing Green Technology and Research to Assess Green Roofing Benefits"
AngieDurhman, 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, FacilityEngineering 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 BuildingMaintenance, 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 BuildingResearch 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, RussellGraves, 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 Researchin 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, ElstnerAssociates Inc., United States
PowerPoint Paper
"Thermal Performance Evaluation of Innovative Metal Building Roof Assemblies"
DanielJ.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 CouncilCanada; 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, StructuralResearch 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 BuildingInnovations, United States
PowerPoint Paper
"Dimensional Stability and Reflectivity of Field-Exposed TPO Roof Membranes"
AnaH; Delgado, NRC-IRC, Canada; Chuck Chapman, Tecta America Arizona, United States;James D. Carlson, Building Envelope Technology & Research, United States; RandyOber, 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
No PowerPoint Paper
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