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Waterproofing Roof Decks and Balconies with Walkable PVC Membranes

  • Sponsor: Duradek
  • Credits: 1 AIA HSW LU
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  • Format: One Video Segment

Course Description

Provides an overview of walkable, waterproof roof deck membranes and roofing systems, including a discussion of the key principles of deck design, design considerations, and how to install and specify roof deck membrane systems. This program will be extremely beneficial to architects, specifiers, and contractors involved in single and multiple family homes that include decks, balconies, and roof top decks.

This course addresses fulfilling quality, healthy lifestyle needs with outdoor living space. It focuses on how to incorporate outdoor living space on balconies and roof decks, paying specific attention to mitigating moisture damage and protecting the building envelope with proper design and installation considerations regarding walkable roof deck membrane waterproofing. Key characteristics and specifications issues are covered for reliable waterproofing performance.

Note: Certificates of Completion will be emailed in a PDF format for your records right away. Please allow for up to 3 to 4 weeks to receive AIA credit for the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Walkable roof deck membranes and waterproofing options
  • Their characteristics, advantages, and applications
  • Important design concepts and considerations
  • Installation considerations and common details
  • Key specification issues for roof deck membranes