This presentation will discuss what a cover board is and outline best practices to specifying a cover board in roof assemblies. It will also identify what factors affect the lifespan of a roof and explain how a cover board can impact the performance of a building. This presentation is a beginner level overview of roofing and cover board and is designed for all professions that deal with the roof including architects, system manufacturers, roof consultants, and roof contractors.
- Describe what a cover board is and list best practices for installing cover boards in roof assemblies.
- 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.