Roofing 101: Module 2: Roof System Basics
: Brown Technical Book Store
Roofing 101: Module 2: Roof System Basics describes roof assembly component functions and safe roofing practices; explains how roof systems affect energy consumption and the environment; and addresses building code compliance, roofing warranties and general maintenance requirements. Learn about safe job-site practices and general safety issues for roofing workers, building tenants and the public. Study the functions of roof assembly components, including roof decks, insulation and vapor retarders. Recognize the role of standards and testing organizations and roofing-related building codes. Explore sustainable design and energy efficiency through thermal insulation, cool roofing technologies, green roof systems, and photovoltaic and wind-generating systems. Understand warranty coverages and general maintenance requirements.