Roofing Zone & Demo Area

The Roofing Zone is a must-see for commercial & general contractors, construction managers, dealer/distributors, designers, specifiers, roofing contractors, architects and engineers, building owners, building engineers, operators, property managers, who work in multi-unit and ICI buildings.

This Roofing Zone highlights new innovations and products within this industry – complete with Live Demonstrations, sponsored by Firestone.

Immerse yourself and learn directly from these industry leaders: Firestone Building Products Canada, IKO Industries Ltd., Menzies Metal Products, Xeroflor, Columbia Manufacturing Ltd., Duro-Last Roofing Inc., Enviroshake Inc, Real Longlife Enviro Roofing Corp. and more.

Demonstrations have been approved for educational credits with:

Demonstrations have been submitted for approval with the following associations:

ROOFING ZONE DEMO SPONSOR

To obtain educational credits, you will need to fill out available forms onsite and have them verified by conference staff. Details on how to submit credits are specified on forms.


BUILDEX Vancouver is pleased to offer attendees a first-hand look at how to use some of industry’s leading technical products. 

WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE

Wednesday, Feb. 14 • 10:00am–11:00am • Complimentary • The Roofing Zone on the Tradeshow Floor

R01 – Roofing Systems: View from The Top

[ BOMI 1.0 CPD • 1 CPD BC Housing Recognized ]

What are the most popular roof systems in Canada today? What is the most effective roof assembly? What are the advantages of TPO membranes vs. the SBS membranes? In this session, you’ll learn about the advantages of the most prevalent roof options you have at your disposal today. Look at it as Roofing 101 for the industrial, commercial and institutional industry.

Curt Friedholdt

Presenter:
Curt Friedholdt, Building Envelope Solutions Manager

Curt Friedholdt is the Building Envelope Solutions Manager at Firestone Building Products. Within Firestone Building Products, the Building Envelope Solutions group is committed to assisting the specification community through education, online services, and project specific personal assistance. “BES” provides Specifiers with up to date information on all of the Firestone products and services available to them over the entire Building Envelope, allowing them to make the most informed design decisions possible for their clients.

With more than a decade in the Commercial Roofing/Building Envelope industry, Curt has worked extensively with large National Retailers, the Federal Government, large Architectural Firms and Building Envelope Specifiers and Consultants. Curt also has more than 10 years experience in Industrial Sales and Marketing. Curt holds degrees in Business Marketing and Economics from Ball State University. He is also a contributing member of many Roofing and Building Envelope trade organizations including CSI, AIA, and BEC. Curt lives in the Denver, CO area.


Wednesday, Feb. 14 • 11:30am–12:30pm • Complimentary • The Roofing Zone on the Tradeshow Floor

R02 – Roofs of the Future – Next Generation Technology is Here

[ BOMI 1.0 CPD • 1 CPD BC Housing Recognized ]

The UltraPly™ TPO SA with Secure Bond™ Technology is revolutionizing the commercial roofing industry. The peel & stick membrane is engineered to perform better in colder climates. It extends the installation window down to -7 °C and speeds up dramatically the installation process. Best of all, it’s a VOC-free, eco-friendly solution. Come see it installed live, in an indoor setting.

Curt Friedholdt

Presenter:
Curt Friedholdt, Building Envelope Solutions Manager

Curt Friedholdt is the Building Envelope Solutions Manager at Firestone Building Products. Within Firestone Building Products, the Building Envelope Solutions group is committed to assisting the specification community through education, online services, and project specific personal assistance. “BES” provides Specifiers with up to date information on all of the Firestone products and services available to them over the entire Building Envelope, allowing them to make the most informed design decisions possible for their clients.

With more than a decade in the Commercial Roofing/Building Envelope industry, Curt has worked extensively with large National Retailers, the Federal Government, large Architectural Firms and Building Envelope Specifiers and Consultants. Curt also has more than 10 years experience in Industrial Sales and Marketing. Curt holds degrees in Business Marketing and Economics from Ball State University. He is also a contributing member of many Roofing and Building Envelope trade organizations including CSI, AIA, and BEC. Curt lives in the Denver, CO area.


Wednesday, Feb. 14 • 1:30pm–2:30pm • Complimentary • The Roofing Zone on the Tradeshow Floor

R03 – Making Your Roof “Green” with the Latest Sustainable Technologies

[ BOMI 1.0 CPD • 1 CPD BC Housing Recognized ]

Considering a vegetative roof? What are the trends? What’s the best system to meet your vision for the space? How about protection through warranties? In this session, you’ll learn how to integrate different vegetative roof products into a high-performing rooftop. Learn directly from the global leader in commercial roofing systems.

Thomas Hanzely

Presenter:
Thomas Hanzely, Program Manager

Thomas M. Hanzely is Firestone Building Products – Program Manager for the Skyscape Vegetative Roof Systems and SunWave Daylighting Systems. He received his B.S. from Northern Illinois University and later went on to obtain his MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Tom has 18 years experience in vegetative roofing and is also a LEED Accredited Professional and Green Roof Professional.  He has designed, sold, and installed acres of vegetative roofs across North America.


Wednesday, Feb. 14 • 2:45pm–3:45pm • Complimentary • The Roofing Zone on the Tradeshow Floor

R04 – Save Energy with Sunwave Prismatic Skylights

[ BOMI 1.0 CPD • 1 CPD BC Housing Recognized ]

SunWave Daylighting Systems can significantly lower energy costs while creating a naturally bright environment proven to improve human performance and contribute to creating a cleaner, more energy-independent world. During this session light will be shed on low-slope, roof mounted SunWave Prismatic Skylights, which deliver the latest innovation and excellence in daylighting.

Thomas Hanzely

Presenter:
Thomas Hanzely, Program Manager

Thomas M. Hanzely is Firestone Building Products – Program Manager for the Skyscape Vegetative Roof Systems and SunWave Daylighting Systems. He received his B.S. from Northern Illinois University and later went on to obtain his MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Tom has 18 years experience in vegetative roofing and is also a LEED Accredited Professional and Green Roof Professional.  He has designed, sold, and installed acres of vegetative roofs across North America.


THURSDAY SCHEDULE

Thursday, Feb. 15 • 10:00am–11:00am • Complimentary • The Roofing Zone on the Tradeshow Floor

R05 – Roofing Systems: View from The Top

[ BOMI 1.0 CPD • 1 CPD BC Housing Recognized ]

What are the most popular roof systems in Canada today? What is the most effective roof assembly? What are the advantages of TPO membranes vs. the SBS membranes? In this session, you’ll learn about the advantages of the most prevalent roof options you have at your disposal today. Look at it as Roofing 101 for the industrial, commercial and institutional industry.

Curt Friedholdt

Presenter:
Curt Friedholdt, Building Envelope Solutions Manager

Curt Friedholdt is the Building Envelope Solutions Manager at Firestone Building Products. Within Firestone Building Products, the Building Envelope Solutions group is committed to assisting the specification community through education, online services, and project specific personal assistance. “BES” provides Specifiers with up to date information on all of the Firestone products and services available to them over the entire Building Envelope, allowing them to make the most informed design decisions possible for their clients.

With more than a decade in the Commercial Roofing/Building Envelope industry, Curt has worked extensively with large National Retailers, the Federal Government, large Architectural Firms and Building Envelope Specifiers and Consultants. Curt also has more than 10 years experience in Industrial Sales and Marketing. Curt holds degrees in Business Marketing and Economics from Ball State University. He is also a contributing member of many Roofing and Building Envelope trade organizations including CSI, AIA, and BEC. Curt lives in the Denver, CO area.


Thursday, Feb. 15 • 11:30am–12:30pm • Complimentary • The Roofing Zone on the Tradeshow Floor

R06 – Roofs of the Future – Next Generation Technology is Here

[ BOMI 1.0 CPD • 1 CPD BC Housing Recognized ]

The UltraPly™ TPO SA with Secure Bond™ Technology is revolutionizing the commercial roofing industry. The peel & stick membrane is engineered to perform better in colder climates. It extends the installation window down to -7 °C and speeds up dramatically the installation process. Best of all, it’s a VOC-free, eco-friendly solution. Come see it installed live, in an indoor setting.

Curt Friedholdt

Presenter:
Curt Friedholdt, Building Envelope Solutions Manager

Curt Friedholdt is the Building Envelope Solutions Manager at Firestone Building Products. Within Firestone Building Products, the Building Envelope Solutions group is committed to assisting the specification community through education, online services, and project specific personal assistance. “BES” provides Specifiers with up to date information on all of the Firestone products and services available to them over the entire Building Envelope, allowing them to make the most informed design decisions possible for their clients.

With more than a decade in the Commercial Roofing/Building Envelope industry, Curt has worked extensively with large National Retailers, the Federal Government, large Architectural Firms and Building Envelope Specifiers and Consultants. Curt also has more than 10 years experience in Industrial Sales and Marketing. Curt holds degrees in Business Marketing and Economics from Ball State University. He is also a contributing member of many Roofing and Building Envelope trade organizations including CSI, AIA, and BEC. Curt lives in the Denver, CO area.


Thursday, Feb. 15 • 1:30pm–2:30pm • Complimentary • The Roofing Zone on the Tradeshow Floor

R07 – Making Your Roof “Green” with the Latest Sustainable Technologies

[ BOMI 1.0 CPD • 1 CPD BC Housing Recognized ]

Considering a vegetative roof? What are the trends? What’s the best system to meet your vision for the space? How about protection through warranties? In this session, you’ll learn how to integrate different vegetative roof products into a high-performing rooftop. Learn directly from the global leader in commercial roofing systems.

Thomas Hanzely

Presenter:
Thomas Hanzely, Program Manager

Thomas M. Hanzely is Firestone Building Products – Program Manager for the Skyscape Vegetative Roof Systems and SunWave Daylighting Systems. He received his B.S. from Northern Illinois University and later went on to obtain his MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Tom has 18 years experience in vegetative roofing and is also a LEED Accredited Professional and Green Roof Professional.  He has designed, sold, and installed acres of vegetative roofs across North America.


Thursday, Feb. 15 • 3:00pm–4:00pm • Complimentary • The Roofing Zone on the Tradeshow Floor

R08 – Save Energy with Sunwave Prismatic Skylights

[ BOMI 1.0 CPD • 1 CPD BC Housing Recognized ]

SunWave Daylighting Systems can significantly lower energy costs while creating a naturally bright environment proven to improve human performance and contribute to creating a cleaner, more energy-independent world. During this session light will be shed on low-slope, roof mounted SunWave Prismatic Skylights, which deliver the latest innovation and excellence in daylighting.

Thomas Hanzely

Presenter:
Thomas Hanzely, Program Manager

Thomas M. Hanzely is Firestone Building Products – Program Manager for the Skyscape Vegetative Roof Systems and SunWave Daylighting Systems. He received his B.S. from Northern Illinois University and later went on to obtain his MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Tom has 18 years experience in vegetative roofing and is also a LEED Accredited Professional and Green Roof Professional.  He has designed, sold, and installed acres of vegetative roofs across North America.


Want to join the Roofing Zone? Please contact:

Michael Pelsoci

Phone: +1 604.730.2034
Toll-free: +1 877.739.2112 ext. 62034
Email: michael.pelsoci@informa.com

John Connell (Company Names A-L)

Phone: +1 604.730.2038
Toll Free: +1 877.739.2112 ext. 62038
Email: john.connell@informa.com

Justine Diersch (Company Names M-Z)

Phone: +1 604.730.2053
Toll Free: +1 877.739.2112 ext. 62053
Email: justine.diersch@informa.com