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April 17, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Credits: 1 OAQ Credit; 1 BOMI CPD Point, 1 RCI CEH
Subjects covered: preventive inspections (2x/year and snow removal), minor repairs (caulkings, open membrane joints, infiltrations, blisters/wrinkles, drainage) and possible/available solutions before complete replacement (localized repairs and resurfacing). Even if roofs are usually out of everyone’s sight, they still require the owners attention. The sustainability of a roof starts with regular inspection and maintenance. Some minor repairs may be needed annually but the complete replacement of a roof may be delayed using alternative solutions which are financially interesting. .
Sujets touchés : inspections préventives (2x/an, déneigement), réparations mineures (calfeutrant, joints ouverts, infiltrations, boursouflures/plissements, drainage), solutions possibles/disponibles avant une réfection complète (réparations locales, resurfaçage). Bien que les toitures ne soient généralement pas à la vue de tous, celles-ci demandent tout de même qu’on s’occupe d’elles. La pérennité d’une toiture commence par l’inspection et l’entretien de celle-ci. Certains travaux mineurs de remise en forme peuvent être nécessaires annuellement mais la réfection complète d’une couverture peut être retardée par des solutions alternatives financièrement intéressantes.
Technical Director, QMRA
Having graduated with a Chemical Engineering degree at Laval University, Sylvain Anctil, Eng. has oriented his career in project management. For more than thirteen years, he worked as the project engineer, sales representative, sales manager and engineering manager for StonCor Group, the leader in polymeric protective overlayments. Sylvain reoriented his career towards the roofing industry where he was involved as a sales representative and project manager with different roofing manufacturers and engineering offices. As a project manager for SNC-Lavalin, and Toiture Couture, Sylvain managed many large projects which included the superhospital MUHC. (McGill University Health Centre) With his strong practical experience of the construction and roofing industries, Sylvain joined the QMRA team in January of 2016 as their technical director.
Guy Lalonde is a member of the Ordre des architectes du Québec since 1984. Within architectural firms, he participated in the execution of several major projects until 1993. Subsequently, he worked as representative and Technical Director for a Canadian membrane and waterproofing products manufacturer. From 2001 to 2013, he was Technical Director of the Quebec Master Roofers Association and then Assistant General Manager from 2015 to 2018. During this period, he was involved in writing and updating of all the technical documentation of the Association, as well as in all the proficiency and improvements that the Association has made as part of its Quality Assurance Program. He was also Director of "Roofing and building envelope" for an Engineering firm from 2013 to 2015. Guy Lalonde is now a self-employed consultant.