In-Person and Webinar Preview - Designing with Synthetic Slate Roofing Tiles

Designing with Synthetic Slate Roofing Tiles (BSP711)

Course Description:

A program that provides an overview of design using synthetic slate roofing tiles.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe some of the plusses and minuses of three kinds of premium tiles according to relevant criteria
  • Explain in overview terms each of the five steps in the process of producing synthetic slate tiles, and describe how each step affects the final properties of the product.
  • Describe some of the developments that have led to the evolution of these two aspects of synthetic slate tiles: color stability and tile shape stability.
  • Explain key aspects of the installation process including:
  • How it is affected by the tile’s construction and packaging
  • The slope of the roof
  • The underlayment
  • The importance of key roof accessories
  • Explain some of the green performance attributes of synthetic tiles
  • Describe some of the key clauses in the standard warranty
Credits: AIA 1 AIA (HSW HSW) RCI 1 RCI

Attend a Webinar:

No webinars are currently scheduled for this class.
Please check back again soon.


Create Account

Create an account now to receive full access to all courses. Registered users can request in person education. Select the "Create Account" link shown below to get started.

CertainTeed uses cookies on our website in order to improve site performance, offer you a better browsing experience and enable you to easily share content. Cookies are pieces of information stored on your computer in simple text files which our server can read and record. These files do not contain any sensitive information. By continuing to browse our site, you agree to the use of cookies. For further information or help configuring cookies, click here. Please be aware if cookies are not enabled, you will not be able to log in.