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“It’s Not a Cover-Up!” Roofing 2.0: What You Need to Know About Modern Commercial Roofing Applications


Richard Ruppert

Duration: 1 hour(s) Category(s): Property
Credits: OAA: 1 Cost: FREE


Commercial roofing has evolved rapidly over the past decade. Hot asphalt kettles and burning torches have given way to contemporary, efficient technologies across Canada. Join us for informative observations on:


The evolution from traditional asphalt-based systems to modern roofing technologies
What are the most in-demand roofing systems today and why?
Integrating vegetative roofs, daylighting and solar PV on your roof – how it all comes together?
  • What does the roof of tomorrow look like?

You will learn directly from the global leader in commercial roofing systems.


Richard Ruppert

, Architectural Services Manager at Firestone Building Products Canada

Rick Ruppert is a Registered Architect with more than twenty years of professional practice experience who is knowledgeable in all facets of building project design and construction. His body of work includes the widest possible variety of project types including ten years in Chicago centered on high rise design and projects in historic preservation and adaptive re-use. Rick has also managed numerous educational, institutional and civic building projects throughout the US. He now brings this vast experience to focus on topics concerning the integrity and performance of the whole building envelope exclusively with Firestone Building Products. Ruppert further contributes to this ongoing dialog through the articles, lectures and the tools and resources he develops to aid the building design community.

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