This course will provide an understanding of the attributes of stone wool roofing insulation when compared to other types of insulation and will examine the importance of considering climate driven R-value when specifying commercial roofing insulation.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the differences between fibrous insulation and foam insulation.
  • Define climate driven R-value and examine the implications it has on insulation decisions.
  • Examine industry research into the climate driven R-value of insulation that seeks to improve accuracy in energy modeling and energy efficient building design.
  • Illustrate the benefits of stone wool roofing systems that help to achieve a high performance roofing system.