Wednesday Webinars: Thought Leadership for Roofing Industry Manufacturers

Wednesday Webinars: Thought Leadership for Roofing Industry Manufacturers

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA), the EPDM Roofing Association (ERA), the Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA), and Single Ply Roofing Industry (SPRI) are pleased to announce the launch of Wednesday Webinars: Thought Leadership for Roofing Industry Manufacturers. The webinars will provide a monthly opportunity for professionals in the roofing material manufacturing sector to learn and exchange information on a variety of high-impact topics.

The webinars will be hosted on the first or second Wednesday of each month. All webinars will run for 1-hour and start at 12:30 PM EDT. The webinars are free for all employees of the sponsoring associations’ member companies. Information on the July, August and September webinar topics is listed below. Interested members can register today for the July 8th webinar.

Webinar #3: What’s Next for Building Codes and Standards in 2020 and Beyond?
September 2, 2020 – 12:30 PM EDT

One thing is certain in these times of uncertainty…the building code and standards development processes will march on. Join the technical staff from ARMA, ERA, PIMA and SPRI for an update on activities at ASTM and ICC, and learn what topics will be on the agenda when meetings resume again. The webinar will also include a discussion on what to expect for the 2024 I-Codes development cycle that kicks off in January 2021.

Webinar #4: Perspectives from the Field: A Conversation with Roofing Consultants
October 7, 2020 – 12:30 PM EDT

In a year unlike any other in recent times, our roofing industry colleagues in the field continue to lead projects for both new and existing building construction. Join roofing consulting professionals hailing from across North America for a discussion on the issues and challenges in the field today. The discussion is sure to touch on several familiar issues as well as highlight how COVID-19 may permanently change certain aspects of roof consulting and roofing practices more broadly. Our guest speakers will also be invited to share their perspectives on how roofing material manufacturers can grow their efforts to support downstream stakeholders in the industry.


THANK YOU FOR JOINING: Webinar #1: Responding to a Pandemic – Industry Associations at Work
July 8, 2020 – 12:30 PM EDT

Our work and personal lives have been in a state of upheaval since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The roofing industry has changed in the short-term, but will today’s challenges have lasting impacts? Join the executive staff from ARMA, ERA, PIMA and SPRI for a discussion on what’s happened, how your industry associations have responded and where we go next. The presentation will include an overview of the industry’s Back to Work on America’s Roofs campaign and an opportunity for webinar participant Q&A.

Webinar #2: Roofing Changes in the Pipeline for California
August 5, 2020 – 12:30 PM EDT

The California Energy Commission’s (CEC) work to update and publish the 2022 version of Title 24 is underway. Join the CEC’s Payam Bozorgchami to learn about proposed changes to the state’s energy code requirements for residential and commercial roofs. ARMA’s legislative consultant Chris Bollinger will also join the webinar to provide an update on how legislative action in Sacramento could change how roofs are constructed in California.