Client: Western University
Project Location: London, Ontario
Since 1999, NA Engineering Associates Inc. has been providing building science / roof consulting services to Western University (formerly University of Western Ontario, UWO). A very large, very active campus the total area of roofing maintained by Western is over 3 million square feet. Services provided have included condition assessments of existing roofing systems, preparation of specifications and tender documents for a wide variety of different types of roof replacements, as well as providing oversight during the re-roofing phase. Different types of low sloped roof systems that NAE has been involved with include; 4 ply built-up asphalt systems, coal tar pitch, 2 ply modified bituminous roofs, mechanically attached, single ply PVC systems, as well as ballasted EPDM membrane roof systems. Many steep roofing systems have also been assessed and in some cases replaced including; standard asphalt shingles, composite tiles, cedar shakes & shingles, as well as slate.