Design and Estimating

The design services tapered network uses the latest technology to offer architects, consultants, general contractors, distributors, and roofing contractors a complete, accurate, and timely engineered tapered insulation system for any project. Kline-Johnson’s fully trained and experienced design team has access to the most advanced software and hardware, including Taper Plus and AutoCAD. This efficiently creates CAD-generated installation shop drawings ranging from basic tapered layouts to complex projects requiring quick turnaround time. We are committed to providing accurate and timely tapered take-offs that encompass all critical elements affecting proper drainage.

Additionally, Kline-Johnson offers architects and consultants a free tapered design assistance service. Through this service, we create a professional and effective tapered system design for any project prior to bid. Based on a copy of the roof plan (AutoCAD format is preferred) and all relevant factors, our design staff will create an AutoCAD drawing detailing the optimum tapered layout, which may then be transferred directly to the bid documents. By considering all mandatory design factors, we offer peace of mind that your tapered design will promote positive drainage.

Our estimating department will provide estimates on commercial garden roofing projects, pedestal paver systems, unique plaza paver systems, standing seam metal roofs, single skin metal wall panels, and complex Rain Screen and Barrier Systems.

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Commercial Roofing Technologies (RFGTEC)

Learn the basics, including common roof terminology, as well as popular roofing systems, product types and their assemblies.

Commercial Roofing: High Performance Roof Systems

Discuss the various characteristics that define a high-performance roof system, including superior product performance, extended life expectancy, energy efficiency and maximizing life cycle.

Design Guide Vegetative Roofing (RFGvegsys)

The rise of vegetative roofing, including market drivers, as keys to design and installation.

Introduction to Daylighting Systems (RFGdaylgt)

An overview of various daylighting systems, key industry information, and the ROI analysis for this type of product.

Building a Better System with Roof Boards

Introduction to roofing boards, typical applications, forces that affect roofs and roof board specification review.

Metal Roofing Systems (RFGmtl)

Selection criteria required to obtain the appropriate metal roofing system for their specific project. Additional learning objectives will be understanding the available metal roofing options and systems.

Design and Technical Considerations for Metal Wall Panel Systems

A detailed, high level overview of all metal panel systems available. Review wall components, assemblies, regulatory, structural and LEED requirements without compromise to the desired aesthetics.

Edge Metal: Standards for Roofing (METAL)

Examines codes and standards, issues associated with wind effects, and ANSI/SPRI ES-1 test methods for edge metal systems.

Thru-Wall Flashing Compatibility, Sustainability and Performance* (York18)

Understand the performance characteristics, recycled content, and life cycle costs of the different thru-wall flashing materials.

Composite Sub Framing and its Contribution to Sustainability (SMARTci)

This course will introduce the participant to the latest methods of continuous wall insulation (CI) through the use of thermal break composite sub framing systems. After becoming acclimated with this type of system and its history, we will review how composite sub framing contributes to the health, safety and welfare of the project.

Cold Liquid Applied Roofing & Waterproofing Systems (KSA1)

History of fully reinforced, cold fluid applied, liquid resin waterproofing membranes. Technology - composite of resin and reinforcement. Understanding systems components, application process, performance benefits, and the full range of applications.

Green, Blue and White Roofing and their Applicability to Sustainable Design (KSA2)

There are now three distinct types of sustainable roof solutions: Green, blue and white. Understand the standards that are used as the basis for green roofs and the myriad of benefits that can be reaped. Numerous case studies will be presented.

Performance Standards and Code Requirements for Air Barriers (KSA2)

This program provides an in depth look at the performance standards, testing, and codes related to air barrier systems. This includes the 2015 IECC code requirements and the NFPA 285 requirements.

Elevate Roof Coatings

Defines roof coatings and reviews the different types of coatings. Reviews application and inspection process, sustainability, and energy benefits.

Permanent Fall Protection Design Considerations

Current codes and standards with respect to OSHA and ANSI requirements, along with up and coming building codes.

All seminars earn 1 AIA and 1 HSW unit - *1 GBCI unit in addition - **1.5 HSW units