Summer Roundtable: Cool Roofing Myths vs. Facts

When:  Jul 11, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Chicago

Separating Cool Roofing Myths from Facts

Presented by: Tyler Sweeney, CSI | Midwest Technical Sales Representative | Sika 
                         (See Tyler's LinkedIn profile.)

With the popularity for “Cool Roofs” growing, it is natural that roofing manufacturers who sell dark colored roofs will try to discredit cool roofing benefits. This presentation takes a look at some of the cool roofing arguments and helps to understand what is really fact from fiction.

Continuing Education: 1.0 AIA/CES HSW/LU

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understanding the concept of “cool roofing”, how they function and how they are defined and qualified in various energy and environmental codes and standards.
  2. Assess the potential environmental impacts of broad implementation of cool roofing strategies.
  3. Evaluate the energy benefits of cool roofing materials in northern climates.
  4. Review the performance of some cool roofing materials in practice over the past decades.

Photo: NASA image of the RC Willey Distribution Center in Utah.

Registration ends Thursday, July 5 for priority seating.  Limited seating available on a first come basis.
Complimentary to members and non-members. Non-members requesting to attend will be added to a waiting list until priority registration ends. Notification of available space is sent to the waitlist registrations at least two business days in advance. 
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