Date: November 9, 10, 23 & 24


12:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST each day


Christine Kebezes 
IIBEC Southern Ontario Chapter 
416-499-4000 ext 4188 

Roof Technology and Science I is a 16-hour course and the first component of a two-part series covering, in detail, aspects of the technology and science of roofing. The course covers the history and evolution of roofing up to present-day common applications. The course features terminology and technical information regarding roof decks and structures, roof insulation, bitumen membranes, built-up and modified-bitumen membranes, and flashing systems. An understanding of heat transfer theory, moisture, thermal design, and the calculation of U-factors will also be presented.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify fundamental and important aspects of general roofing types.

2. The learner will be able to describe basic flashing nomenclature and bituminous flashing system construction.

3. Define foundational and salient terminology associated with building enclosure, with an emphasis on roofing terminology.

4. The learner will recognize the number of critical aspects of roof decking and related supporting structures and the number of heat transfer and practical heat transfer calculations.

5. Explain the science that underpins the technology of low slope roofing building assemblies.


Peter Saunders, Director, Building Science & Technical Service, Henry Canada

Peter has been a member of the Henry Canada team since 1990. The first part of his tenure, Peter worked as a Henry Technical Service Representative where he spent his time reviewing application on construction sites and training contractors on product application. In 2010, Peter joined the management team where he leads Building Science & Technical Services across Canada. Peter has always been involved with new product development and field verifies products in real life situations before they go to market. Peter has been an IIBEC member & RRO since 2007.

Burt Carver, RRC, RRO - Apex Building Sciences Inc.

Mr. Carver is the Owner of Apex Building Sciences Inc. founded in 2008. He has been involved in the building enclosure sector since 1998. In that time he worked in a variety of sectors including restoration, new construction, and asset management. As one of his roles his focus has been the assessment and remediation of building enclosures.  At IIBEC he has been involved with the RRO Exam Committee, the RRC Exam Committee, the Chapter Development Committee and also the Advocacy Committee. He is currently the Western Canada Regional Director and is a Past President of the Western Canadian Chapter of IIBEC. 

16 IIBEC Continuing Educational Hours/16 AIA Learning Units and HSW credit

November 9th, 10th, 23rd & 24th

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST via ZOOM



Cancellation Policy

  • Should you wish to cancel your registration, refunds will be issued up to two weeks prior to the event and a $25 administrative fee will apply.  After that time, no refunds will be permitted.  "No Shows" will not receive a refund, however, substitutions are permitted.
  • Should IIBEC Southern Ontario Chapter cancel the course, we will notify you before November 2nd and a full refund will be issued.

IIBEC Southern Ontario Chapter reserves the right to cancel a seminar at any time. Notification is via email to the email address provided with registration.

IIBEC SOC assumes no responsibility for issues resulting from such cancellations or email notification failure.