IIBEC GA Chapter May 2019 Meeting

Date: Friday May 10, 2019

Location: 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road NE, Dunwoody, Georgia 30346

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  • IIBEC GA Chapter May 2019 Meeting: $35.00

Course Title:  Roof System Moisture Gain Over Concrete Deck
Presenter: René Dupuis, PhD, P.E., SRI Consultants, Inc.

Learning Objectives:
• Moisture Storage in Lightweight Structural and Normal Weight Concrete
• Effects on Rain
• Determining Need for Vapor Retarder System
• Effects of Time on Vapor Barrier Adhesion
• Dry Down Prediction of Concrete Decks Compared to Lab Test Results

In 1978 Dr. Dupuis founded Structural Research Inc.  To provide more
specialized services to a wider range of clients, he added SRI Consultants, Inc. in 1992.  Both
companies have specialized in roofing, waterproofing and roof structures since their inception.

Dr. Dupuis has conducted research on roofing and waterproofing materials and systems for
numerous industry factions including American Society of Testing and Materials, United States
Corp. of Engineering Research Laboratories, National Roofing Contractors Association and the
Midwest Roofing Contractors Association.  Dr. Dupuis has authored or co-authored over 60
publications regarding roofing and waterproofing materials and systems.

Dr. Dupuis is on the ASTM D-08 Roofing, Waterproofing and Bituminous Materials Committee
and is the Task Group Chairman on Single Ply Roof Membrane Performance, Subcommittee D-08.18.
He has served on a number of other committees including: the Roof Advisory Panel for
the Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL), Roofing Industry
Educational Institute (RIEI) and International Committee on Single Layer Roofing.

Dr. Dupuis has presented Roof System Performance Seminars on a national basis for industry
associations and universities.  He maintains active participation in American Society of Civil
Engineers (ASCE).  Dr. Dupuis has provided numerous investigations and evaluations on all
types of roof systems.  He has provided complex design services for a wide variety of public and
private clients.  Dr. Dupuis is highly regarded in the industry as an authority on roofing and
waterproofing materials and systems.
May 10, 2019

Maggiano's Perimeter
4500 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd.
Dunwoody, Georgia 30346

$35.00 per person (Advanced reservations billed if not cancelled 24 hours in advance)

11.00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Meeting, Luncheon, and Presentation

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