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WEBINAR: Durability For Steep Pitched Roof Assemblies Through Vapor Management

Tue March 19 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

1 LU | HSW

Presented by Benjamin Obdyke

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Course Description: There are several roofing underlayments available and determining the appropriate one can be based on several contributing factors – climate, building codes, roof type, pitch, and a variety of others. In this course, we will explore the importance of considering vapor management in the roof and attic assembly, in order to create a durable, steep pitched roof.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the performance criteria for different code compliant roofing underlayments.
  • Understand why moisture management and vapor permeance, under the roofing material, are more critical as focus has shifted to unvented roof assemblies.
  • Understand the limitations of current codes & testing criteria when specifying materials for high-performance roofing applications.
  • Recognize the potential impact of improper detailing at vulnerable locations in the roof assembly.


Tue March 19
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


RI United States