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Firestone Building Products

Firestone Building Products

Address:
200 4th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37201
USA
Phone: 800-428-4442
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  • This presentation provides an overview of low slope commercial roofing single-ply system attachment methods, adhesives, fasteners, and other accessories.


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  • This program discusses the most common details that must be addressed in any roof design, while exploring the basic concepts involved in both single ply and asphalt roof system details. We’ll also take a look at a number of examples of what not to do when it comes to detailing your roof, as well as exploring benefits of liquid-applied flashing solutions.


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  • This course will provide an overview of single play roofing systems.


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  • Covers the purpose of insulation; current code & environmental issues; the function & different types of roof insulations; compares performance of different types; layout and attachment methods; condensation issues and tapered insulation.


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  • The purpose of this course is to discuss how the new ASCE 7-16 standard contributes to resilient roofing systems.


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  • Day lighting uses no energy to create light, it is zero-based carbon which Improves air quality by reducing CO2 emissions. Day lighting systems support the body’s natural circadian rhythms which improves productivity as natural light provides the best possible learning environment. Studies show students perform up to 26% better on testing. Natural light can increase employees satisfaction at work and studies show workers are 15-25% more productive in day lit facilities.


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  • This presentation will provide an overview of the benefits of vegetative roofing, discuss market drivers, design and installation methods, and maintenance considerations.


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  • What is a Monolithic Roof System? Review Low VOC Top Coats. What he Environmental Benefits of a SPF Roof System, discuss Reflectance, R-Value and Air Sealing and how it effect energy usage. You will be able to explain Urban Heat Island (UHI) and the effect it has on our air and water quality. How the Ozone is affected. What it does to our local Eco System, the effects of global warming, and how if effects human and environmental comfort. Next, discuss ways we can adverse the Urban Heat Island. How specifying SPF will cut energy usage, energy cost and human comfort. What energy saving programs available. The Building Benefits for your design.


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  • Waterproofing Solutions highlights and discusses in depth the installation procedures and various materials that can be utilized in several waterproofing applications. The learning objectives of the course are to understand damp-proofing vs. waterproofing, damp-proofing examples, waterproofing examples, reasons for waterproofing and applications.


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  • In my presentation participants will gain an understand of what spray foam insulation is. The characteristics, components and what makes a quality SPF product. Then discuss building benefits using spray insulation; Sustainability, where energy is lost in conventional insulation systems, energy analysis and case studies of buildings. Understand Air Leakage and what causes it. Next we will Review ICC and IRC building codes. We will discuss how to achieve R value in building design and discuss the difference of thermal barriers and ignition Barriers. Finally we will review what you are looking at on PDS and product evaluation reports.


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  • This course provides an introduction to roof coatings, the various types and applications as well as performance and energy benefits.


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  • Overview of the types of architectural steep-slope metal roofing systems, metal types and finish types, system selection, substrates and fastening methods.


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  • This course takes a close look at the functions of the exterior wall cavity and offers tools to better understand how to meet current code and design requirements for commercial buildings.


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  • This course explains the different types of low-slope roofing warranties. Clarifies normal exclusions. Illuminates the responsibilities of the manufacturer and owner. Utilizes case study examples to illustrate warrantable and non-warrantable conditions.


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