Free Webinar Covers Water Woes


Roofing maintenance programs and common deficiencies that allow moisture penetration and paint failures to occur will be discussed in an upcoming webinar hosted by Durability + Design.

The free educational webinar, “Averting Water Problems Overhead: The A-B-C’s of a Roofing Program,” will be held from 11 a.m. to noon ET Dec. 9.

This webinar will cover the following learning objectives:

  • Identify the basic components of a roofing system;
  • Identify the typical types of roofing used in commercial applications;
  • Recognize deficiencies that lead to moisture intrusion; and
  • Identify methods of roofing repair.

Participants are eligible for one American Institute of Architects' LU credit.

You can register here.

About the Presenters

Kevin Brown, the technical director of the Commercial Services Group at KTA-Tator Inc. as well as Terry Carroll, P.E., the group’s manager, will present the webinar.

Brown develops and implements maintenance programs for commercial clients nationwide who are experiencing architectural/commercial problems related to paint failures. He has more than 12 years of experience in the field of retail facility management overseeing building maintenance and preventative maintenance programs for over 1,700 stores including store repaints, floor coating replacements, and long-range budget planning.

Brown has extensive knowledge of numerous protective coating systems, tooling/floor polish processes and construction drawing building code review.

Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown, the technical director of the Commercial Services Group at KTA-Tator Inc., has over 12 years of experience in the coatings field.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA from Gardner-Webb University. He is a NACE Coatings Inspector Level 1, a Certified LX Tribometrist, and a Registered Roof Observer. Brown has been a featured guest speaker at various trade association conferences.

Carroll manages the efforts of the Commercial Services Group in performing building-envelope diagnostics and providing recommendations and specifications for resolution of moisture intrusion problems.

Carroll’s career covers nearly 40 years of engineering design, construction, and facilities management of commercial and industrial facilities in manufacturing, power, and retail industries. Prior to joining KTA, Carroll was with a large international multi-store retailer for over 20 years. There, he served in various roles including structural engineer and director of construction, retrofits, and facility management, providing oversight for both new and existing facilities.

Carroll is a registered professional engineer and a licensed general contractor. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Winthrop University.

He is an active member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, serving as North Carolina state president and in many other roles at the state level. Carroll has also lectured at various engineering and trade association conferences.


Tagged categories: Building envelope; Building Envelope; Commercial Buildings; Engineers; Moisture detection; Moisture management; North America; Online tools; Webinars

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