June 2018 Lunch & Learn

Date: June 21, 2018 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Location: MercyCorp Portland Headquarters' Gallery Room - 45 SW Ankeny Street, Portland, Oregon 97204

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  • Chapter Member On-Site Attendance: $25
  • Chapter Member via webinar: $25
  • Non-Member On-site Attendance: $30
  • Non-Member via webinar: $30
  • Student On-Site Attendance: $Free
  • Student via webinar: $Free
  • Table Top Sponsor: $250

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The Portland Chapter of RCI invites all consultants, contractors, and design professionals practicing in the roofing, waterproofing and building enclosure fields to attend a Lunch & Learn presentation on Stormwater Management on the Roof: Vegetated Roofs and Blue Roofs. The presentation will provide 1.0 AIA/RCI CEH, and if attending in person includes a sack lunch.  You may also attend the presentation as a webinar, where credit will only be granted to registered attendees. 


This presentation, “Stormwater Management on the Roof: Vegetated Roofs and Blue Roofs”, will provide a sound grounding in the essential principals of providing green roof assemblies from waterproofing thru overburden.  The contribution of green roof assemblies to storm water management with a special focus on large volume detention called Blue Roofs will be explored. 


Key Objectives:

How vegetated roofs can play a role in green infrastructure
The benefits of vegetated roofs
Importance of a good roofing membrane
Major vegetated roof assembly types
The major components of vegetated roofs
Vegetated roof options for handling stormwater
Ultra-high water capacity Blue Roof concepts


Mr. John Herrmann is President of Bain Associates, Inc, a Portland based independent manufacturer’s representatives firm.  John has been a member of RCI since 1993.  John holds a CDT credential from CSI and has been a member since 1985.  John is also a member of Portland BEC and SeaBec and has been a sponsoring member of each.

Over the years, John has worked with single ply waterproofing system, self-adhered systems, cold applied systems and today works with hot fluid applied waterproofing, resin applied waterproofing and multi-ply SBS waterproofing.  Today, John’s daily routine is document and detail review and development on many of the most prominent projects in the West, through designers in Oregon and Southwestern Washington.

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