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High Wind Applications for Roof-Top Paver Systems

October 14, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Roof top paver systems have become an integral part of commercial roofing that not only improves the energy efficiency but also increases the life expectancy of the overall roof system. Changes to codes and standards along with recent storm events have brought wind uplift to the forefront as a vital component to roof top paver systems. The industry has developed various methods for addressing wind uplift, and as a result, many factors must be considered when designing and installing roof top paver systems.

In this session, experts from Oldcastle APG & Westile will provide a review of changes to ASCE 7 and the International Building Code with regards to wind uplift and its effect on roof top paver systems. Attendees will walk away with an understanding of how roof top pavers allows greater access for roof deck areas, factors that contribute to wind uplift calculations, and methods for securing roof top pavers.


WHEN: October 14 th at 1:00 pm

This course has been approved for 1 AIA LU|HSW



Presented by Echelon Masonry

Join us bi-weekly for AIA-accredited webinars on modern solutions to the most pressing challenges in architecture, presented by experts from across the industry. From specification support to site planning to strategies to optimize the health and wellness of your occupants and beyond, APG U sessions offer up knowledge you need to succeed – and the LU and HSW credits you need to stay current.


October 14, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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