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
CSI Specs outline all system types for a membrane and provide details about warranties and installation.
Word documents that can be edited in order to adhere to a particular membrane and system type.
CSI Format Specs and Design Guide for the NVELOP System, a total building envelope system warranty.
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.
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.
More Helpful Tools:
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.