SMSHE offers educational meetings and events from October through June each year. Our educational meetings are designed to provide to our members and guests information regarding regulatory compliance and new technology designed for healthcare facilities. Lunch is provided at the meetings by SMSHE, or the presenter. Our meetings are typically held at the Engineering Society of Detroit in Southfield, or Glen Oaks Country Club in Farmington Hills.

Other events provided by SMSHE are our Vegas Night, holiday luncheon and networking event, SMSHE Schmooze (in conjunction with the AIA Healthcare conference), and our annual golf outing.

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June 8 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

About this event

Presentation Synopsis:

Review economical approach to establishing a Roofing Asset Management Program through inspection, condition reporting, leak response and 3-5 year budgetary plans based on Scopes of Work specifically developed for higher-risk environments such as the Healthcare industry. In addition, we’ll review the most common reasons roofing projects fail and how to avoid those challenges.

Speaker Bio:

Brad Konvolinka, Area Manager, The Garland Company

Hands-on, experienced problem solver specializing in commercial roofing and waterproofing products and application. Offering service and technical support to building owners and managers, design professionals, and contractors in all areas of roofing, wall claddings, and waterproofing.

Proficiencies Commercial Roofing Design, Professional Assessment – including Local Budget Reporting, Scopes of Work, Technical Specification, Development and Custom Details, Contractor Safety, Quality Assurance and Project Implementation, and Strategies from Conception to Annual Inspections

Responsibilities include:

Assessments of existing built-up, modified asphalt, EPDM, TPO, PVC, polyurethane foam & metal roof systems

Development of minimum performance standards to generate consistency

Provide information of deck type & conditions and recommend proper fastening methods. Help determine compliance with plumbing code.

Evaluate and recommend insulation systems ranging from flat and tapered rigid insulation boards to poured lightweight concrete decks. Technical support for attaching adhered and mechanically fixed systems

Recommend and supervise non-destructive infrared and nuclear moisture surveys when necessary.

Provide summary of existing conditions with photo documentation. Offer alternatives, recommendations and budgets – consider repair, restoration and replacement options depending on a number of factors including Owner input and long term plans for the facility.

Pre-construction and scheduled job meetings

Regular supervision of the job in progress

Interface with Owner’s representative to keep them abreast of project progress

On-site inspections of warrantied roofs

Assistance with contractor solicitations for bids

Lunch / Meeting sponsored by The Garland Company.

There is NO CHARGE to attend if you’re employed directly by a healthcare facility.


Engineering Society of Detroit
20700 Civic Center Drive, Suite 450
Southfield, MI 48076 United States
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