The Keys to Roof Inspections


Standing water and moisture leaks can seriously damage your roof, envelope, and occupied spaces. Detect infiltration issues by regularly using inspection methods and tools that prevent damage in the first place. This complete how-to guide explains how you and your contractor can locate trouble spots that can prove costly.

Course Tuition: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the components of professional roof inspections.
  • Recognize the areas where problems are likely to occur.
  • Discover the most common causes and telltale signs of roofing problems.
  • Recognize when a professional contractor is necessary to perform an inspection. 

From Our Partner

Jason P. Wilen, AIA

Director of Technical Services
National Roofing Contractors Association

Jason P. Wilen, AIA, an NRCA director of technical services, joined NRCA in 2011 after 18 years with architectural, forensic and roof consulting firms. He holds a bachelor of architecture degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, and is a licensed architect in Illinois. For NRCA, he is responsible for developing technical documents, responding to requests for technical assistance, coordinating with technical committees and contributing articles to Professional Roofing magazine. Wilen is NRCA's Primary Organizational Representative for ASHRAE's Standard 90.1-Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-rise Residential Buildings Committee. He also is a voting member of the 90.1 Building Envelope Subcommittee and serves on ASHRAE's Standard 189.1's committee for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings. Wilen is active with a number of ASTM International committees, including D08 (Roofing and Waterproofing) and E60 (Sustainability). He also is a member of the International Code Council, The American Institute of Architects, RCI Inc., The Construction Specifications Institute and U.S. Green Building Council.