The Global Cool Cities Alliance, an organization that seeks to advance policies and actions that increase the solar reflectance of buildings and pavements as a way to reduce the effects of urban heating and global warming, will get attention at the upcoming Mid-Year Technical Meeting of the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI).
|The Global Cool Cities Alliance works to advance policies and actions that increase the solar reflectance of buildings and pavements.|
The meeting is open to RRCI members and non-members, and is scheduled for Sunday, June 24 at Bally’s Las Vegas.
Also planned for the meeting program is a review of the topic, “Cool Roofs Cause Condensation—Fact or Fiction,” to be given by Philip D. Dregger, Technical Roof Services Inc.
The meeting gets under way at 1:15 p.m. with a welcome message and review of 2012 RRCI business by Tim Leonard of ERSystems Inc., current RRCI president.
The technical program begins at 2 p.m. with “Global Cool Cities Alliance Overview,” by Amy Dickie, deputy director of the organization and a senior associate at California Environmental Associates, a San Francisco-based consulting firm working at the intersection of environmental science, policy and markets.
More information on the Global Cool Cities Alliance: www.globalcoolcities.org.
Dregger, who will address the meeting at 3:15 p.m., is a Professional Engineer, registered roof consultant, and fellow of the Roof Consultants Institute with more than 25 years of experience in investigation, design and expert witness testimony about roof and waterproofing systems. Special areas of focus and expertise are roof wind damage, collapse due to inadequate roof drainage, and hygrothermal analysis (WUFI program) of condensation problems.
Also planned as part of the program are reports of RRCI’s Technical, Government Relations, Outreach, Education/Marketing, and Membership/Program committees. A reception is scheduled for 6 p.m.
More information: www.therrci.com, or Casey High, RRCI, at email@example.com.