The Vital Role of Insulation in Roofing Systems


Insulation is a key component in your roof’s efficiency, longevity and ROI. For maximum service life and resilience, insulation should be carefully matched to the building design, roofing system and climate. This webinar will describe the major insulation types, their resiliency characteristics, and their application in different roofing systems and climates.

Course Tuition: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the role that insulation plays in roofing systems.
  • Understand embodied resilience factors in the manufacturing of Insulation as well as resilient roofing applications of insulation.
  • Learn how to maintain insulation to prolong service life.
  • Understand how to evaluate insulation to complement different climate zones and materials in roofing systems.

Fron Our Series Sponsor

Course Sponsor

Jim Hoff, DBA

Tegnos Research, Inc.

Jim Hoff is an experienced executive and researcher in the building materials industry, retiring as vice president of technology for Firestone Building Products in 2007 after 23 years of service. Dr. Hoff currently serves as President of TEGNOS Research, Inc., a consulting organization dedicated to expanding understanding of the building envelope. Dr. Hoff holds undergraduate degrees in psychology and architectural design as well as a Masters and Doctorate in management, and he has published numerous articles on building system performance, quality management, and life cycle analysis.