Is Your Roof Ready for a Major Storm?

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This webinar is approved for 1 AIA Learning Unit (LU) for Continuing Education.






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Don’t throw caution to the wind when it comes to your roof! This webinar will help you to evaluate your roof’s readiness to withstand high winds, snow, rain, and hurricane conditions. It will also provide tips on developing an emergency plan.


Learning Objectives
  • Understand how the basic mechanisms of wind, rain, hail, ice, and snow damage roof systems.
  • Identify how critical roof components can become compromised by weather events.
  • Implement inspection and maintenance procedures that can reduce roof failures.
  • Learn key measures that should be taken following roof damage from a storm to limit exposure, cost, and down time.



Matt McElvogue

Building Exterior Solutions


For nearly half of his almost 20 year career in building engineering, Matthew McElvogue, P.E. has focused on building envelope and structural systems investigation, remediation, water infiltration mitigation, and forensics. His combined experience includes geotechnical investigation, foundation design, structural design, and building envelope design and evaluation for new construction, renovation, and restoration. This experience has provided Mr. McElvogue with unique knowledge and understanding of proper construction and specification, poor detailing and execution, and most points in between.

Matt is a Registered Professional Engineer, Registered Waterproofing Consultant, and Registered Roof Observer. He is also serves several roles in Safety and Rescue including company Safety Officer, Fall Arrest Qualified Person, Rope Access Program Manager, Emergency Medical Technician, and FEMA/US Army Corps of Engineers Structures Specialist/Disaster Engineer.