Roofing Solutions for Alpine Regions

Roofing Solutions for Alpine Regions

to take this course

This course provides an overview of the problems and solutions associated with roofing in cold climates, including a discussion on the proper engineering of snow retention devices.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. State the common roofing challenges that are unique to cold climates
  2. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the everyday solutions to snow and ice difficulties
  3. Compare the accepted roof design practices in Europe to those in the United States and Canada
  4. Explain the concepts and effectiveness of roof ventilation and snow retention in reducing snow and ice problems
  5. List the factors to be considered in the proper engineering of snow retention devices
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
Device Format: 
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion