Continue Your Commercial Roofing Education with BURSI
The Better Understanding of Roofing Systems Institute (BURSI) was launched in 1972 to provide further education to the design community around commercial roofing. These education programs are certified by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC).
In 2022 BURSI will celebrate 50 years of in-class room and virtual training. Below are the in-person spring session dates, including a brand new Level Two BURSI course at our Research Center (JMTC) located in Littleton, CO.
September 11-13, 2022 - Full
April 2-4, 2023
October 23-25, 2022 - Full
May 7-9, 2023
Level One provides an overview of various roofing components, system selection, demos, and a tour of our lab building. Level Two will include an overview of various codes, modification to a system, testing processes, and resiliency and vertical design considerations, along with a tour of our lab building.
Classes will be limited to a max of 25 people. If you are a design professional interested in attending, please fill out the form below. Please note that submitting this form does not confirm a seat. You will receive communication from our team once your submission has been reviewed. If you have any additional questions, please reach out to email@example.com.
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Head on over to the Roofing Institute page to learn more about training for your crew with hands-on training and live virtual demonstrations.
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Additional Educational Resources:
20-Minute Webinar Series (Non-Accredited)
Webinar RecordingThe Advantages of Adhered Single Ply SystemsDiscuss the benefits of adhesives and installation methods for single ply systems.
Webinar RecordingProduct Testing and Compliance Code Change ImpactsDiscover current product testing requirements, building code compliance parameters, and code changes affecting the roofing industry.
Webinar RecordingExpansion Joint Covers and Edge Metal SolutionsFind out the benefits of completing your commercial roofing systems with expansion joints and edge metal solutions.
Webinar RecordingJohns Manville BURSI: ASCE 7 2016 – New Alterations and Building Perimeter ChangesLearn more about the new roof regions and underlying changes in the calculations associated with the adoption of ASCE 7-16.
One-Hour Webinars (Non-Accredited)
Webinar RecordingMarket Trends in Low Slope Roofing SolutionsGain a better understanding of FM's Very Severe Hail rating, ASCE-7 and the benefits of different types of roofing systems.
Webinar RecordingRoof System Selection and DesignGet insight on how to calculate for different wind factors, cool roof design, and code considerations.
Webinar RecordingCommercial Roofing Insulation and Cover BoardsLearn about what goes under the membrane to help make your system energy efficient and impact resistant.
Webinar RecordingSingle Ply Roofing SystemsLearn the latest technologies about the newest systems in the market with single ply roofing systems.
Webinar RecordingBituminous roofing SystemsExplore the history of bituminous and modified bitumen roofing systems and what is being used today.