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New presentations are available to any other group in Northern Indiana or Southwest Michigan that is involved with roofs or building envelope components.
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ConSpecT often provides educational presentations on roofs and building envelope components to groups such as:
Building owners, facility engineers, facility managers
Architects, engineers, and contractors
Insurance adjusters, building design educators, brokers, and building trade show attendees.
The most recent presentation was to students of the Indiana University South Bend, Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies program. The course session given by ConSpecT was on Green Roofs & Walls on 7/31/14 and provided information regarding both the numerous benefits and the over-rated hype use by some in the Green Roof profession.
ConSpecT provided two presentations to the Commercial Brokers Groups in Michiana, June 27 & July 6, 2011. Comments after our presentation,
"Thanks for the update; I appreciate the work you do for me" Carl Tiedemann, FM Properties and FM Construction.
"What you provided today was great background of different roof types and materials" Jeff Wilsey, FM Stone Commercial.
"Thanks for sharing so much good information" Connie Ackles, Grubb & Ellis/Cressy & Evertt.
Presentations at "Michiana Facilities Maintenance & Building Expo" at Century Center - Downtown South Bend, IN - There are a plethora of new roofing products, new marketing schemes to avoid, design altering building code changes, and even changes in the way some roof systems are installed. The session provided unbiased information on these changes from one who encounters roof problems every day. The presentation included best maintenance practices, information about new materials, suggestions on working with contractors, manufactures, and design professionals to maximize exterior envelope life-cycle. Also, how to response to roof failures in lean times. Architect's comment after the seminar "I didn't realize that the new energy code would result in so many challenges in re-roof design".
Mistakes Not to Make on Your Roof and Green Roofs – two separate presentations at Michiana Facilities Maintenance Expo, South Bend, IN 3/31/10
Advice from a Registered Roof Consultant at Michiana Facilities Maintenance Expo, South Bend, IN 4/02/09
Ice Dam Formations on Roofs & Ventilation Analysis presentation to South Bend Claims Association, South Bend, IN 3/02/09
Green, Garden, Vegetated, or ECO Roofs & Walls presentation to Indiana University-South Bend’s Community Forum on Economic Development on 4/26/08
Roof News You Can Use at Michiana Facilities Maintenance Expo, South Bend, IN 5/29/08
Roof News You Can Use presentation at Maintenance Shows of America, Indianapolis, IN, 4/11/07
Hail, Wind, Fire Collapse – Roof Issues educational presentation to the annual meeting of the Remington Farmers Mutual Insurance, Co. agents & adjusters 5/23/06
Fire Properties on Roof Systems and Moisture Surveys, class session lecture at RCI’s Roofing Technology and Science educational training course, Indianapolis, IN 11/11/04
Steep Roofs, Ice Dams, & Ventilation technical speaker at session of Ohio Valley Chapter of RCI on 12/03/03
Roof Consultants Ohio Valley Chapter Development by RRO Firestone Building Products – RCI chapter formation meeting, Indianapolis, IN 8/05/03
Roof Systems at Navy Pier to Midwest Roofing Contractors Association Convention, Chicago, IL 9/19/2002
Pitfalls of Specification Writing at RCI Convention Roundtable, Galveston, TX 5/06/02
Weight of Ice, Snow, & Sleet presentation to South Bend Claims Association, South Bend, IN 10/01/01
Curb Design for Roof-top Units - presentation to North Central Mechanical contractors, Mishawaka, IN 2/04/99
Technical Speaker at RCI Convention - Pre-RRC Examinee Training Course, San Antonio, TX 4/09/94
These presentations are available to any other group in Northern Indiana or Southwest Michigan that is involved with roofs or building envelope components.
Contact ConSpecT for subject matter titles and time schedule openings.