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Virtual Lunch and Learn - January 2021

  • Monday, January 25, 2021
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual


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Rooftop Equipment Securement: Codes and Solutions

This course investigates the importance of rooftop equipment securement and provides direction for compliance with ASCE 7-16. A range of solutions, from current methods that are no longer code compliant, to next generation attachments that may be included in the waterproofing warranty will be covered. A link to the virtual presentation will be emailed to you prior to the start of the presentation. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the updated codes required for rooftop equipment securement for code compliance and long-term performance for safety during natural weather events.

  2. Identify proper securement and installation options for various rooftop equipment on all low-slope commercial roof types, and their associated cost and performance.

  3. Explore engineering and specification requirements for the securement of rooftop equipment including wind uplift, seismic movement, compression, and watertight integrity. 

  4. Explain the difference of available rooftop equipment attachment products, including design, performance, and installation requirements for proper product selection. 

  5. Identify rooftop equipment applications and the importance of code compliant securement, including mechanical, electrical, and plumbing, communication, life safety, security and many more.

Speakers: Joel Stanley and Brian Shamas

Speaker Bios:

Joel Stanley; Founder & CEO, Anchor Products

With over 40 years of experience, he has been a laborer, superintendent, contractor owner, plant manager, SIOP leader, and a VP of sales.  After being introduced to the concept of induction welding, Joel saw the possibilities of a product that did more than attach the membrane. After countless designs and prototypes, their products are a positive influence the roofing industry.

Brian Shamas, EIT, RRO, CDT;  VP of Strategic Accounts, Anchor Products

Brian began as a Mechanical Designer at an MEP firm with an emphasis on Energy Modeling and LEED Commissioning in one of USGBC's charter firms. Brian has held roles in Specifier Services, Engineering, lead the JM E3co Solar business and finished his tenure as Portfolio Manager.  Brian currently leads the efforts to evangelize the Anchor Products solution, with a particular focus and making the U-Anchor systems included components of roofing manufacturer’s systems.

      Registration start time:   11:45 am.

      Presentation begins:       12:00 pm. 

      1 IIBEC CEH, 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour

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