11/12/2019: LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR, 3 Must Know Differences in Roofing Codes, Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 1pm-2pm Eastern
Review the basic structure of energy codes in the United States and how specific codes are established by state and local jurisdictions to keep building occupants safe.
Locate available online tools that can be used to determine the applicable energy code for specific states and cities in the U.S.
Review and identify the key energy code requirements for commercial roofs that will ensure public health, safety, and welfare, including thermal insulation levels, use of air and vapor barriers, and use of "cool" roofing systems and surfaces.
Review how roof energy code requirements are applied both for roofs on new buildings as well as existing buildings.
Determine whether the application of a roof on an existing building is considered by the code to be "re-roofing" or "recovery," and identify the specific safety requirements for these different applications.
Review some current online resources and guides available to calculate the level of roof insulation required, to examine the need for air and vapor barriers, and to identify the "cool" roof options for different roofs in different code jurisdictions.