Feb 1, Dinner Presentation: Solar Roofs That Aren’t Happy

1 learning credit
AIA, IIBEC Registered presentation
Solar Ready Roofs That Aren’t Happy– How to protect your client and
a. Example “solar ready” ordinances.
b. Roles of different parties involved in typical solar PV projects.
c. Limitations inherent in wind tunnel testing using “rigid” models
of panels and roofs.
d. Cautions contained in FM Global LPDS 1-15 regarding
installing solar PV over
mechanically attached roof membranes.
e. A case history where the solar PV and roof membrane
were damaged at wind
pressure less than half design.
f. Optional – Recently FM approved ways to secure Solar PV
over mechanically attached roofs

Phil Dregger, PE, RRC, Fellow-IIBEC, VP and Senior PM

Phil Dregger is a Professional Engineer, Registered Roof
Consultant, Fellow of the International Institute of Building
Enclosure Consultants, and Vice President of Salas
O’Brien in Concord, CA. Phil has investigated problems in
a wide range of roof and building envelope systems over
the past 40 years. He has special expertise in wind
damage, building codes, and condensation. Phil lectures
often to industry groups, has authored many articles on
roof technology, and is a recipient of the ASTM D08
William C Cullen Award and the IIBEC Joe Hale Lifetime
Achievement Award.
Program Cost:*
Chapter Member: $60.00
Non-member: $75.00
Student: Free
Table Top: $250.00


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Feb 01 2024


5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Doubletree Southcenter


Doubletree Southcenter
16500 Southcenter Pkwy, Seattle, WA 98188