Keys to Roofing Maintenance

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











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The difference between premature failure and long-lasting protection is often a matter of proper roof maintenance. Beefing up preventive practices now will pay off down the road. This webinar will present a host of maintenance recommendations with advice for best practices.


Learning Objectives
  • See recommended preventive maintenance for various roof types.
  • Understand the risks of deferring roof maintenance.
  • Learn tips to make the job easier, including recommendations for rooftop access.
  • Examine how to develop a timetable for accomplishing maintenance tasks.



Ted Michelsen
Michelsen Technologies, LLC


Ted Michelsen is president of Michelsen Technologies, a full-service roof consulting firm specializing in low-slope commercial roof systems. A longtime roofing educator, Ted served as the executive director of the Roofing Industry Educational Institute from 1997 to 2001, teaching and developing classes in addition to running the organization. He has also honed his training skills through speaking on behalf of BURSI, the Better Understanding of Roofing Systems Institute, starting in 1978. Ted’s extensive background in product development, testing, and selection includes 26 years at Johns Manville, where he ultimately became vice president for technical services and research in the roof systems division. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry, both from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.