This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

RoofScreen Mfg. Offers AIA Continuing Education

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RoofScreen Manufacturing, Inc. has become an approved Provider with the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) Continuing Education System (CES).  The initial course offering will include a one hour session titled, "An Introduction to Rooftop Screen Wall Enclosures and Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Racking." It qualifies for one (1) CES Learning Unit (LU) which also qualifies as a Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) topic.

AIA architect members are required to complete 18 LU hours of continuing education per year for membership renewal and 12 hours must be on HSW topics.  RoofScreen is currently classified as a Basic Provider offering courses in the Southwest region of the U.S.

The current course is offered by Linda Savoie, RoofScreen's Regional Manager for southern California.  Ms. Savoie has conducted more than 400 AIA courses for building products manufacturers over the past seven years. She has more than 15 years' experience in developing curriculum and presenting to small and large audiences.

"Educating architects on the pros and cons of various screen wall attachments as well as proper PV and thermal racking is critical," said Savoie. "Above-roof attachments that are leak free, meet wind load criteria and backed by a 20-year warranty increase the value of a building to its owner. We help to educate architects on how this can be achieved."

The course covers:

  1. Proper screen walling on commercial buildings to conceal roof top units (RTU's);
  2. The Penetration Myth versus the reality of proper screen and solar attachments with a comparison of conventional construction versus modular pre-fab alternatives;
  3. Basic building code requirements including the International Building Code (IBC), California Building Code (CBC), National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), and the state of California's Division of the State Architect (DSA) and Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development (OSHPD); and
  4. The Structural Engineering requirements for leak free and stable designs of roof screens and solar racking, including the review of building occupancy, earthquake and impact loads, and wind exposure.

RoofScreen Mfg., along with its sister company, Silverback Solar, provide the construction industry with pre-engineered commercial rooftop equipment screen solutions and PV racking. RoofScreen's patented Sprocket Lock Assembly has been implemented in more than 40,000 leak free installations. The system installs from above the roof, works with all types of roofing, and attaches to all types of roof framing.  The company offers a 20-year warranty coupled with professional and structural engineering support to the architectural and construction markets.

Sister company Silverback Solar offers engineered commercial thermal and PV solar racking solutions to the architectural community as well as the greater solar industry.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,976.31 +263.65 1.49%
S&P 500 2,086.24 +25.22 1.22%
NASDAQ 4,947.4410 +56.2220 1.15%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs