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Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage

This course manual on waterproofing and drainage infrastructure design in green roofs presents an overview of the many tools and techniques needed to meet the waterproofing and drainage project objectives. The course manual focuses on:

  • The materials used in the construction of waterproofing assemblies and drainage systems in green roofs;
  • Waterproofing and drainage terminology to facilitate communication between the various professions involved in green roof implementation;
  • Introducing the major design principles of a successful green roof project and discussing causes for error which might lead to an unsuccessful green roof project;
  • Conveying Best Management Practices for the design and implementation of waterproofing assemblies and drainage systems;
  • Reviewing the various professions and competencies required to optimally implement a successful green roof project.

This course manual provides information and exercises on how to:

  • Determine major functions and components of a waterproofing assembly and a drainage system;
  • Describe characteristics and assess various advantages of different waterproofing assemblies and drainage systems available in the marketplace;
  • Read and evaluate waterproofing and drainage designs.

Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage was developed and peer-reviewed by an expert panel of multidisciplinary green roof experts. Committee members who provided expertise and support in developing this course are:

  • Peter J. D’Antonio, Sika Sarnafil

  • Doug Fishburn, President, Fishburn Building Sciences Group

  • Harry Hakomaki, Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute

  • Dave Honza, Honza Group Inc.

  • Jeff Levin and Samir Ibrahim, Carlisle SynTec

  • Ed Jarger, American Hydrotech

  • Peter Kalinger, Canadian Roofing Contractors Association

  • (Chair) Stephen Teal, Flynn Canada Ltd.

  • Robert Venasse, Soprema Inc.

  • Randy Walden and Don Joynt, Roof Greening Systems Inc.

Peer Reviewers who provided technical feedback on the course material are:

  • Patrick Carey, hadj design

  • Bill Foley, EnviroPlane Consulting

  • Mark Kennedy, Grace Construction Products

  • James Kirby, National Roofing Contractors Association

  • Jennifer Serviss, Roof Greening Systems, Inc.

  • Jelle Vonk, Zinco Canada

 

The Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage Manual was designed for the full-day course as part of training in preparation for the Green Roof Professional (GRP) accreditation exam. For upcoming dates and locations, click here.

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