Understanding Thermoplastics - Why TPO and PVC are Winning on the Rooftop

Understanding Thermoplastics - Why TPO and PVC are Winning on the Rooftop

This program discusses the most widely used commercial roofing membrane, TPO, along with another thermoplastic membrane, PVC. Similarities and differences in the production, installation, and performance of the materials will be explored. The presenter will also note the advantages of viewing a roofing assembly as “system”, instead of just a membrane and its accessories, and provide guidance on how to choose the appropriate roofing system for a given building.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Gain an understanding of the overall commercial roofing market and how thermoplastic systems have become dominant
  2. Review the types and advantages of single ply thermoplastic roofing systems
  3. Select the appropriate system to meet a building owner’s needs
  4. Understand the importance of single source roofing systems, support, and roof warranty coverage
Design Category: 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
Applicable Credits

This Course Is Included In Upcoming Events

6 Nov
Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 2 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)
Up to 1 GBCI General Hour
Up to 1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.
19 Nov
Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 2 GBCI General Hour
Up to 1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)
Up to 1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.
21 Nov
Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 1 GBCI General Hour
Up to 1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)
Up to 1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.

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