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GAF at 2016 IRE: Peyton Manning, Educational Seminars, and More

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Headed to the International Roofing Expo February 1719, 2016, in Orlando, Florida? If so, GAF has some great programs in store to help you learn more about our products and grow your business. Stop by the GAF booth #1402 and the CARE Corner booth #1213 to hear about:

  • The newest products in the GAF line, including HydrostopTM & United CoatingsTM liquid-applied solutions  
  • A refresher on the largest independent study of TPO ever done
  • Glenwood® Shingles — the thickest tri-lam and most realistic wood shake-look shingle that is also UL2218 Class 4 impact resistant

Congratulations to Nathan Braly of Houston Roofing & Construction for winning the private meet and greet with Peyton Manning. And, of course, congratulations to Peyton and his team on the big win. Plus, don’t miss the GAF Happy Hour at 4:30 p.m., February 17, 2016, in West Hall A4. All contractors, distributors, and specifiers/consultants are welcome to join GAF and get a picture with the great Peyton Manning (on a first come, first served basis)!

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Here are other events at the show with our GAF experts:

Wednesday, February 17– 7:45-9:15 a.m.:

Come hear Chris Mooney speak about “Challenger Selling Messages Your Customers Will Never Forget.” Learn about:

  • The basics of a new sales method, how it applies to roofing, and how you can adopt it quickly
  • The magic of making your sales cases “stick” so they resonate and are vividly remembered by customers

Get more details about the class.

Thursday, February 18 

7:45 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

Listen to Helene Hardy Pierce, VP of technical services at GAF, discuss: “Don’t Be On the Wrong Side of Regulatory Requirements Just Because You Want a Good Roof.” Her course will:

  • Explore what is driving many of the regulations that are changing the products and methods used in low-slope commercial roofing system installation
  • Increase the ability to avoid conflicts between new science and roof performance
  • Evaluate critical thinking skills regarding roof system performance and meeting demands of regulations and mandates

Get more details on the class.

9:30-11:00 a.m.

Listen to GAF CARE Program Manager Jason Joplin to find out “Does Your Company Have Hidden Labor Saving Opportunities?” Learn how to:

  • Recognize common inefficiencies on both commercial and residential projects
  • Evaluate methods for expanding profits
  • Take home innovative labor-saving techniques from contractors across the country
  • Increase the measurable effectiveness and quality of your crew’s labor

Get more details on the class. 

Friday, February 19

7:45-9:15 a.m.

Helene Hardy Pierce, VP of technical services at GAF, will be joined by Rene Dupuis, president at SRI-Structural Research, Inc., and Dick Baxter, president at CRS Inc., for a panel on “Technical & Design Observations from Field Experts.” Attendees of the open forum will:

  • Gain insights into common problem-solving areas
  • Learn practical tips on application/installation of roofing materials
  • Identify new trends
  • Discuss roof performance issues
  • Participate in discussion of field problems

Get more details on the class.

9:30-11 a.m.

Join GAF Director of Sustainability, Marty Grohman, for his panel discussion, “Roof Tear-off and Construction-Generated Debris: Planning, Disposal, and Recycling” to find out how to:

  • Develop your recycling marking position to help make your business stand out
  • Discuss regulatory issues limiting disposal and encouraging recycling of construction-generated debris
  • Identify emerging construction waste management planning and documentation requirements
  • Evaluate recycling efforts for used asphalt shingles, roofing membranes, and insulation products
  • Discuss the development of an industry consensus-based standard for recycling used roofing materials

Get more details on the class.

Registration is required for these classes and attendees can modify their registration to add these sessions if they are currently not registered to attend the conference program.

See you in Orlando at the GAF booth #1402 and the CARE Corner booth #1213. If you can’t attend the event, follow all the news on the GAF Facebook or Twitter pages.  You can watch our special LIVE coverage on Facebook, starting on 2/18 at 5 pm EST. 

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