This introductory course presents an overview of common low slope roofing types with information on pros and cons of different systems, selection criteria, performance research resources, and potential issues to be aware of when specifying and designing different low slope roofing systems including energy efficiency issues and durability.
Austin Sloat is a founding principal of Neumann Sloat Arnold Architects, a firm specializing in building enclosure consulting and design. He has over 25 years of experience in enclosure design for new construction, building failure investigation, remedial design, and construction litigation support. Austin has worked on a wide range of building types but has a special interest in low rise residential construction. He is a Portland Building Enclosure Council board and education committee member.