UW-Madison To Offer New Metal Roofing Systems Course
Madison, WI – The University of Wisconsin-Madison has announced the development of a 1.5-day metal roofing continuing education course scheduled for December 1-2, 2016. The course is geared toward anyone involved in the design, construction, commissioning, maintenance, repair, and re-roofing of metal roof systems.
The course will be taught by Robert Haddock, Director of the Metal Roof Advisory Group. Haddock has a background in the nuts and bolts of contracting, having operated one of the nation’s largest metal roofing companies. He has authored a number of training and educational curricula for various trade groups. A prolific technical author, Haddock served as a faculty member of the Roofing Industry Educational Institute and holds several US and foreign patents. He is a member of the NRCA and ASTM, as well as a lifetime honorary member of the Systems Builders Association and the Metal Construction Association.
Topics covered in the course will include:
• The History of Metal Roofing
• Metal Roofing Fundamentals
• Metal Roofing Materials
• Panel Types, Attributes and Connections
• Roof Deck Substrates
• Common Metal Roof Accessories
• Safety Issues
• Tools and Field Operations
• Low and Steep Slope Standing Seams
• Seam Joining
• Sealants and Fasteners
• Re-Roofing/Roof Conversion with Metal
• Metal Tile and Shingle
• Snow Retention
• The Solar Metal Roof
For additional course details and to enroll online, visit: epd.wisc.edu/RA01501.
Metal Roofing Systems is one of many facility-related courses available through UW-Madison Engineering Professional Development (EPD). EPD provides continuing education for technical professionals through professional development courses, certificate programs and online degrees. For more information, visit epd.wisc.edu.