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Date: Thursday, February 11th, 2016


Topic:  LWIC Presentation, Introduction to Roof Insulation Systems 


Presented by: John Rose, Manager for Siplast Lightweight Insulating Concrete Roof Insulation Systems.   His career spans over 30 years in the roofing and the fire protection industry. Prior to joining Siplast in 1995, he worked for W. R. Grace involved with roofing, waterproofing and fire protection products in marketing and technical field services.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Penn State University.


John is a member of the American Concrete Institutes Technical Committee 523 on Low Density Concretes and Technical Committee 213 on Lightweight Aggregates and Concrete.  He also sits on ASTM Committee C09 for Concrete and Concrete Aggregates.  He is on the board of directors of the National Roof Deck Contractors Association and a member of the Ontario Canadian Building Envelope Council.



Description: A discussion on roof insulation in sustainable building envelope design and the role lightweight insulating concretes systems contribute to that concept.  The specific topics of energy efficiency, sustainability and environmental responsibility will be discussed.  Also included in the presentation:


  1. Engineering design properties such as composite construction, acoustics, fire resistant construction, wind uplift and thermal properties.
  2. The history of LWIC.
  3. Different types of LWIC and component characteristics.
  4. Mass effect of insulations and LWIC.
  5. American Concrete Institute guidelines for LWIC.
  6. Sustainability of roof insulation systems and performance characteristics.
  7. Structural lightweight and lightweight insulating concrete.
  8. Diagnostic and repair of lightweight insulating concrete systems.



Members & Guests - $35

Students - $10, dinner & presentation

Students - presentation only - free



5:30 - 6:00  Social time

6:00 - 7:30 pm:  Dinner

6:30:  Introduction of Speaker / Presentation

6:35 - 8:00 pm:  Speaker / Thank you / Anncmnts


Holiday Inn, Ontario Airport,2155 East Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764
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