RCMA 2014 International Roof Coatings Conference – July 14-17, 2014

2014 International Roof Coatings Conference July 14 – July 17, 2014

Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore Baltimore, MD

Please find below the presentations from the International Roof Coatings Conference and RCMA Summer Meeting that took place in Baltimore, Maryland on July 14 – 17, 2014.

International Roof Coatings Conference Presentations

Novel PUA Hybrid Chemistry for Elastomeric Roof Coatings
Dr. Steven Zhang, Dow Chemical Company

Solvent Reduction Technology – What Are the Rules?
Dr. Michael Van De Mark, Missouri S&T Coatings Institute

Overcoming Vapor Drive Issues in Cool Roofing
Jason Smith, The Garland Company

Advancing Installation of Reflective Roofing Systems through Community-Based Social Marketing and the Baltimore Energy Challenge
Alice Kennedy, Baltimore Office of Sustainability

The Building Envelope Emerging Technologies Portfolio in US Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office
Dr. Karma Sawyer, US Department of Energy

Introducing the RoofPoint Energy and Carbon Calculator: Measuring the Energy and Environmental Contributions of Roofing Systems
Dr. James Hoff, Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing

Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in Codes and Standards: Impact on the Roof Coatings Industry
Mike Fischer, Kellen Company

The Roots and Future of Sustainability
Steve Heinje, Quest Construction Products

Methods for Measuring Energy Savings on Highly Reflective Coatings
Daniel Bustos, DuPont Titanium Technologies

RCMA Membership Benefits
Helene Hardy Pierce, GAF and John Ferraro, RCMA Executive Director

When the Going Gets Rough: The Impact of Substrate Texture on Solar Reflectance Ratings
Jeffrey Steuben, Cool Roof Rating Council

Impact of Dynamic Insulation Technologies on Steep-Slope Roof Assemblies
Dr. Kaushik Biswas, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Advances in Developing Standards for Accelerated Aging of Cool Roofing Materials
Dr. Hashem Akbari, Concordia University

Cool Surfaces: An International Opportunity
Kurt Shickman, Global Cool Cities Alliance