Join Us at ABX 2018 For Presentations About Flood Mitigation and Photovoltaics

ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) is one of the largest building and design tradeshows and conferences in the Northeast, attracting 8,000 architects, builders/contractors and design professionals each year. This year it is being held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, November 28th – 29th. For more information about this conference or to register, click here. Gale is honored to be included in the educational lineup. Our presentations are detailed below:


John Perry, P.E. and Peter Spanos, P.E., CFM, LEED® AP of Gale will be joined by David Moran of FM Global Insurance to present “Improving the Flood Resistance of Buildings” on Wednesday, November 28th at 6:00 p.m. This presentation will discuss how to identify areas of facilities vulnerable to flooding, and the options and systems available to protect properties from potentially catastrophic damages to structures, building contents, and impacts on building operations. The presentation will also focus on addressing potential hazards at existing facilities.


Terry DaCosta, E.I.T. and Jeffrey Ziske, E.I.T. of Gale Associates, Inc. will present “Photovoltaics (PV) and Their Impact on Roofing Assemblies” on Wednesday, November 28th at 6:00 p.m. The presentation will detail how to evaluate an existing roof system prior to the installation of a roof-top PV system, select the appropriate PV system for the building, design the PV system attachment to the building and roof, design roof repairs or roof replacement in conjunction with the PV installation, maintain the roof and PV arrays, and evaluate the costs associated with each phase.


Gale staff regularly presents to clients and peers at industry conferences throughout the U.S. Gale is a registered American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education Systems (CES) provider and a LEED Education Provider; therefore, we are able to give credits for our presentations. Click here for a full list of available educational seminars

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