“It’s a platform where I wish to interact with contractors..."
Saginaw, Michigan (PRWEB) June 27, 2013
Duro-Last®, Inc., and EXCEPTIONAL® Metals specialist James Townsend will host a live webinar titled Perimeter Edge Metal: First Line of Defense Against Wind Events and Avoidance of Costly Issues on Thursday, June 27, from 11:00 a.m. – noon EDT.
Hosted by Roofing Contractor, the webinar will define the perimeter roof edge and explain the importance of proper edge metal design and installation to the overall security of the roof system. Register here and interact with Townsend during the free webinar.
Townsend will provide an overview of the relevant codes and standards, including the ANSI/SPRI ES-1 standard and test methods. “It’s a platform where I wish to interact with contractors,” says Townsend. “I will explain how wind design pressures are calculated and how EXCEPTIONAL Metals’ products can help contractors to meet the needs of proper edge metal design and installation with aesthetically pleasing, ES-1 compliant products.”
Qualified in many ways, Townsend has been active in the roofing industry for over 30 years and is currently the product manager for EXCEPTIONAL Metals, a division of Duro-Last, Inc. Townsend consults with architects, roofing contractors and engineers throughout North America pertaining to liabilities associated with specifications for roofing and perimeter edge metal. Townsend has been a contributing member for the NRCA, Construction Specification Institute, Fraternal Member of the American Consultants League and the Roof Consultants Institute (RCI).
For additional information about the webinar or for assistance with registering for the event, please contact Jacqlyn Ucinski at 248-786-1622 or ucinskij(at)bnpmedia(dot)com.
About Duro-Last®, Inc.
Known as the “World’s Best Roof®”, Duro-Last, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of custom prefabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems. Factory controlled custom prefabrication eliminates up to 85% of field seams, resulting in lower on-site labor costs and easier installation. This highly sustainable and extremely durable roofing system is leak-proof, virtually maintenance-free and resistant to chemicals, fire, punctures, and high winds. Over two billion square feet of Duro-Last membrane have been installed throughout North America. Duro-Last is headquartered at their manufacturing facility in Saginaw, Michigan with additional manufacturing facilities in Grants Pass, Oregon; Jackson, Mississippi; and Sigourney, Iowa. In addition to these locations, Duro-Last is proud to add Carrollton, Texas as the fifth U.S. manufacturing facility. For more information on Duro-Last, call 800-248-0280 or visit http://www.duro-last.com.
About EXCEPTIONAL® Metals
EXCEPTIONAL Metals, a division of Duro-Last, Inc., manufactures high-quality metal products designed for use with any single-ply roofing system. Products include roof accessories, metal edge details, drainage systems, scuppers, collector boxes, pitch pans, custom fabricated products, vinyl-coated metal products, and standing seam roofing panels for architectural and structural applications. EXCEPTIONAL Metals is headquartered at their manufacturing facility in Saginaw, Michigan with additional fabrication facilities located in Grants Pass, Oregon; and Jackson, Mississippi. EXCEPTIONAL Metals is proud to add Carrollton, Texas as the fourth U.S. manufacturing facility. For more information, on EXCEPTIONAL Metals call 800-248-0280 or visit http://www.exceptionalmetals.com.