Architects & Specifiers

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CCM University offers options to deliver education through our e-learning courses, webinars, and Lunch & Learn program. Courses accredited by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), LU/HSW, International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC), and U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Visit the Directory of Roofing Assemblies

The Directory of Roof Assemblies (DORA) is a database of roof systems tested in accordance with the standards referenced in Chapter 15 of the International Building Code (IBC). DORA lists wind uplift load capacity on single-ply roof systems and provides a solution to empower consultants, architects, building owners, and code officials with a better way to specify the right materials and assemblies for a commercial roof system.


Internal Spec Tools

Design Advisories

Carlisle SynTec's Design Advisories provide a summary of all recent updates and changes to Carlisle's specifications and details.

Form Specs

Word documents that can be edited in order to adhere to a particular membrane and system type.

CSI Specs

CSI Specs outline all system types for a membrane and provide details about warranties and installation.


CSI Format Specs and Design Guide for the NVELOP System, a total building envelope system warranty.

Guide Specs

A short, descriptive specification written for a particular membrane and system type.

External Spec Tools

Free online resource for specifications and details. Includes an easy to use SpecWizard which generates a specification from user input for a project specific document. No registration is required.

Registered users can utilize the Masterspec library to build a comprehensive spec manual. Includes individual sections with manufacturers and their offerings, which can be removed or appended. An industry-leading specification writing software.

Registered users can utilize Building Information Modeling-compatible specifications, linked to a BIM Project Model. This allows interactions between the building model and specs, allowing users to select products for a project and link a project manual.

Request an AIA Boxed Lunch Presentation

Choose an AIA-accredited presentation topic available from Carlisle SynTec, using the form below.


Sustainable Design

Carlisle is leading in the development and manufacturing of environmentally responsible products and systems, as well as supporting the Building Green concept.

Carlisle's Architect Blog - SpecTopics

SpecTopics was developed to serve as a resource for roofing, waterproofing, and building envelope issues. The focus will be on industry-wide issues that affect building product specifications and code approvals for roofing and air and vapor barriers.


Carlisle Video Hub

Carlisle has developed a series of videos showcasing details for different membrane systems and accessories, contractor testimonial videos, and inspection videos which can be found in the video hub.

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The Sustainable Roofing & Waterproofing Alliance (SRWA) consists of architects, consultants, building owners, and a select group of product manufacturers.


This program allows users to determine the appropriately tested adhered or mechanically fastened membrane roofing system for a particular project.

Chemical Compatibility Letter

This interactive tool allows users to draft a Chemical Compatibility Letter for a specific project by entering their own information.

Code Database

Choose from a variety of categories to search through this code database and find the specific codes needed for the project at hand.