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VARP Webinar: Electronic Leak Detection Testing, Standards, Science, and Practical Applications

  • 03/01/2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Via Zoom


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Electronic Leak Detection
Wednesday, March 1, 2023, Noon-1 p.m.
Via Zoom

This 1-hour webinar will cover Electronic Leak Detection (ELD) testing methods used for quality assurance of roofing and waterproofing membranes. Participants will learn about the principles outlined in the ASTM Standard Guide D7877 and ASTM Standard Practice D8231 and will be able to identify which assemblies are compatible with electronic testing and active monitoring.

This presentation meets AIA education standards. (It is not a sales presentation and is non-brand specific and non-proprietary.)

Co-sponsored by VARP and Detec Systems, this webinar is free for members and $25 for non-members.  


Learning Objectives:

1. Recognize the differences between the four electronic testing methods for roofing and waterproofing membranes.

2. Understand the capabilities and limitations of electronic leak detection (ELD) as outlined in ASTM Guide D7877 & ASTM Practice D8231.

3. Identify potential future design and construction failures based on analyzed data from real time construction monitoring.

4. Distinguish different applications for fully monitored embedded leak detection systems and how they function.

Presented by:

Shaun Katz has been with Detec Systems for 7 years and has over 20 years of experience in customer service, sales and business administration.

Shaun has assisted contractors, architects, engineers and consultants, manufacturers, facility managers and building owners with forensic leak investigation, as well as leak detection testing in new construction. He has performed presentations and demonstrated ELD throughout the world, and won the 2020 Presenter of the Year Award from the Chicago chapter of IIBEC.

His goal is to provide a basic understanding of Electronic Leak Detection and to assist design teams with ensuring valid and conclusive ELD.

Free for members.  $25 for non-members.  Click here to register. Zoom link will be emailed to you after you register.

Contact Heather Greenwell at the VARP office at (804) 442-2522 or email mail@varoofingprofessionals.org.

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