Eighth Conference on Roofing Technology
The Eighth Conference on Roofing Technology was held April 16-17, 1987, Gaithersburg, Md. Following are the names of papers presented during the conference and their authors.
Fasteners, Thermal Performance and Building Codes
"Performance of Fasteners"
S. Riaz Hasan and Albert Hodder
"Experimental Methods for Determining the Thermal Performance of Cellular Plastic Insulation Materials Used in Roofs"
Andre O. Desjarlais and Ron P. Tye
"Fire Performance of Replaced and Recovered Roof Assemblies"
Russell L. Parks and Robert M. Berhinig
"Comparison of White Versus Black Surfaces for Energy Conservation"
Donald E. Backenstow
"Field Performance of Mechanically Fastened Elastomeric and Plastomeric Membranes"
George F. Kanz and Daniel R. Held
BUR and Elastomeric/Plastomeric Systems
"Strain Energy of Bituminous Built-Up Membranes: A New Concept in Load-Elongation Testing"
Walter J. Rossiter Jr. and Dale P. Bentz
"Design of Integrated Roof Systems"
B. Jack Williams
"Weathering Tests for EPDM Rubber Sheets for Use in Roofing Applications"
Brian D. Gish and Thomas L. Jablonowski
"Effect of Temperature and Stress on the Time-to-Failure of EPDM T-Peel Joints"
Jonathan W. Martin, Edward Embree and Dale P. Bentz
"Advantages, Limitations and Selection of Modified Bitumen"
Joel P. Porcher Jr.
"History and Development of Modified Bitumen"
"Field Performance of Polymer-Modified Bituminous Roofing Membranes"
Richard P. Baxter
"Evaluation, Testing and Standards for Modified Bitumen"
Robert J. Booth
"Application Considerations and Product Development of Modified Bitumen"
L.B. Morris and Francis Blake