This course offers a better understanding of the value of a rigid coverboard in low-slope commercial and governmental roof assemblies, including schools. Key topics will cover how rigid cover boards perform in adverse conditions, an overview of regulatory bodies and required testing, and a dive into gypsum as a coverboard material.
- Describe what a cover board is and list best practices for installation.
- Identify what factors affect roof lifespan and how these factors can impact the health and safety of occupants.
- List the key approvals to seek with the use of a cover board to ensure the comfort, safety, and welfare of occupants.
- Describe how coverboards can impact the performance of the building to improve both the durability and comfort of a building.