Staff Certifications / Registrations

  • Registered Roof Consultant; Roof Consultants Institute

  • Registered Roof Observers; Roof Consultants Institute

  • Certified Infrared Thermographer (Infraspection Institute)

  • Construction Documents Technologists (CDT Certifications)

  • Certified Ludowici Clay Roof Installer

  • Certified Roofing Torch Welding Safety Program

  • Certainteed Master Shingle Applicator (MSA) and MSA Wizard Certification

  • GAF steep slope certification “GAF Pro-Field Guide”

Memberships and Service

  • Roof Consultants Institute
  • Construction Specifications Institute
  • National Roofing Contractors Association
  • Past committee member, chair; RCI Public Relations Committee
  • Former faculty, Roof Industry Educational Institute
  • Faculty, Roof Consultants Institute

College Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Geology
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Admin
  • Associates degree, Electrical Engineering
  • Accounting Certificate

Industry Education

  • Roof Consultants Institute Conventions/Seminars

  • Advanced Roof Consulting; Roof Consultants Institute

  • Abatement of Asbestos Containing Roof Materials/Roofing and Asbestos

  • Soprema SBS Modified Bitumen

  • Tile Shingle Application

  • Roof Management Approaches

  • Roofing Technology; National Institute of Standards & Technology, & NRCA

  • Low Slope Reroofing; Oakridge National Laboratory

  • Built-Up Roofing Systems Seminar; Owens-Corning Fiberglas / RIEI

  • National Roofing Contractors Association Convention

  • Metal Roofing

  • Rooftop Quality Assurance, RCI

  • Basic Specifications Writing; Construction Specifications Institute           

  • Architectural Low Slope and Metal Roofing Systems (RIEI)

  • Firestone Building Products Industry Updates

  • Midwest Roofing Contractors Certa Training

  • Steep Slope Systems

  • Firestone Roofing Design, Analysis, and Selection

  • Carlisle Syntec Inc. Roofing Design

  • BURSI Built-up Roofing

  • Designing a Roof System That Works (Construction Specification Institute)          

  • Rooftop Safety (RCI)

  • 2002 RoofTEC/DLZ Ohio Inc. Building Symposium:

Indoor Air Quality, Mold and the Building Environment
Multiple Building Portfolio Preventive Maintenance
Roof Asset Management Dollars & Sense
Building Restoration and Maintenance
Indoor Air Quality and other Green Building Issues
Pointing Masonry Walls
Building Sealants
Masonry Cleaning and Sealant Coating
Perimeter Steel at Risk; Metal Finishes and Corrosion Control

  • Ask the Expert Ventilation Seminar; Airvent Inc.

  • Steep Slope Certification “GAF Pro-Field Guide”; GAF Materials Corp.                           

  • Modified Bitumen Roofing Technology Seminar ;Siplast                               

  • Asbestos Hazard Abatement; James E. Dague Assoc., Inc.                         

  • Construction Quality Management for Contractors; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers                                                  

  • Building Envelope Symposium ; Roof Consultants Institute

  • Roofing Design Conference; Carlisle Syntec Inc.

  • "Designing a Roof System that Works" conference; Construction Specification Institute           

  • Quality Rooftop Observation Seminar; Roof Consultants Institute

  • EPDM Roof Systems Training Seminar; Versico Inc.                             

  • Asbestos Hazard Abatement; Contractors and Supervisors course American Environmental Institute

  • EPDM Roof Systems Training Seminar; Gen-Flex Roofing Systems 


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Staff Expertise

Jerry Bartels' Presentations
and Publications


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