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Heidi J. Ellsworth discusses the future of roofing and sustainability with Tim Kersey, VP and General Manager of Soprema USA, and Matt Davis, Soprema's Marketing Manager. With a growing need for sustainable products and systems on the roof, there is also an overall societal demand for corporate responsibility around sustainability. Kersey shares how Soprema globally is committed to environmental stewardship at the highest levels of the corporation while offering strong solutions for roofing contractors and building owners on the roof. Soprema believes that never before has the impact of sustainable construction and buildings been more important than it is in our world today. Globally, buildings account for approximately 40 percent of the world’s energy consumption. In the United States alone, buildings account for 50 percent! Kersey describes how being at the forefront of responsible product design, sustainable operations and engagement of employees to participate in pushing the envelope for a greener tomorrow, has been at the heart of the company’s mission and core values for years.
Mike Swartzer, National Sales Manager for IB Roof Systems, will discuss the future of roof restorations as building owners look to increase longevity of current roofs with stronger recover or re-roof solutions. Mike brings a long history of working with roofing contractors on how to best use roof coating and membrane solutions for both recover and re-roof. He will share how to work with building owners to help them understand the value of restoration roofing compared to when a roof must be torn off and reinstalled. Mike will also address the importance of working with manufacturers who can provide a full complement of roofing solutions for building owners that result in high return on investment along with sustainable roofing systems that last.
Join Amie Grant, WTI Education and Community Outreach Coordinator and Joey Lee III, WTI Construction Manager as they discuss the opportunities through Akron University to obtain a construction degree. Created in collaboration with the University of Akron with roofing professional needs and aspirations in mind, WTI, a subsidiary of Tremco Roofing, offering 100% of online tuition once accepted students can also gain invaluable work experience as a part-time or full-time WTI employee. You can choose between an Associate of Science degree or a Bachelor of Organizational Supervision degree, both in Construction Management. This webinar will layout the process to obtain a construction degree and real-life success stories.
Listen and watch as Heidi J. Ellsworth joins the experts from Trimble, a leader in construction technology, as they share how the younger generation are starting businesses and how current roofing professionals can keep up with new technology and innovative solutions.
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Many roofing companies shy away from coatings due to the unknowns. A few have had an unpleasant experience. If you set up your project correctly you will find that the coatings side to your business can be extremely lucrative. You can provide a superior roof for your clients and save untold amounts of money in labor, production, and materials. This seminar will provide the three top tips for success and how to incorporate it into your roofing business.
Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner, welcomed Zach Stopyro and AC Galeon of DaVinci Roofscapes to RoofersCoffeeShop's May 2020 Read Listen Watch (RLW) presentation on wildfires and roofing. With wildfires growing every year, it is more important than ever to choose roofing products that can help deter fire. This RLW reviews the importance of product testing while helping roofing contractors understand which testing is critical for product performance. Stopyro explains the different types of fire testing and how the results determine not only the type of roofing but the necessary roofing systems that can mean the difference between total loss and saving structures. Finally, you will see the many options available for owners to obtain the architectural designs they desire while also protecting their homes and businesses from fire.
Jesse Martinson of SureCoat Systems explains how he developed a successful maintenance division that is very profitable. He will walk attendees through the program and demonstrate through project case studies how to create a new or better profit center and how to project out the revenue that will come in future years.
In this webinar, podcast and transcript you will learn that there are only a few programs, if any, of its kind currently existing in the roofing industry.
The program is open to everyone and once accepted, apprentices can earn an Apprentice Completion Certificate (journey-level recognition) upon completion of the program with periodic hourly rate increases throughout.
They can also earn 17 credit hours toward an Associate of Science degree, or toward a degree-seeking, construction focused track. It includes 4,000 hours (divided into four phases) of On the Job Training (OJT) work instruction and 392 hours of online and classroom instruction. The program leadership will share how it is working and how they see this type of program helping the roofing industry overall.
The WTI Apprenticeship Program is an accredited, non-union affiliated, US Department of Labor sanctioned program that is registered under WTI (Weatherproofing Technologies, Inc.) a subsidiary of Tremco.
Find out how GranuLock™ factory-applied granule surfacing, anti-wicking fabric technology and RooF-ID™ are changing the conversations between building owners and roofing contractors. Tremco Roofing is incorporating these technologies and more in their POWERply Endure membranes and roofing systems. Learn about their national certified contractor network and how it could be part of your business.
This RCS series will help you understand how to help homeowners work through the complexity of insurance claims to get a roof that will withstand the next storm. Trent Lovewell of WeatherGuard, Inc. an Omaha, NE roofing contractor and Aaron Adams, Central Regional Manager for DaVinci Roofscapes, discuss the importance of performance products in restoration efforts and long-term sustainability after natural disasters. Be sure to join us to learn how to work with both homeowners and insurance companies to create long-term winning solutions!
Trent Cotney joined Heidi Ellsworth to discuss Roofing Contract Provisions. This webinar focuses on five of the most important commercial and residential roofing contract provisions with the opportunity to ask Trent Cotney important legal questions concerning overall contract provisions. Presented by Trent Cotney Moderated by Heidi J. Ellsworth