01 May 1999
Agenda for Pre-Application Conference
Purpose: To verify readiness for roofing
To review assignments of preliminary conference
Scan last minute details, changes or corrections
To review anticipated schedule of progress
Within one week of roofing application
(The roofing job superintendent or foreman should attend this meeting, as should the project
Copies of approved submittals should be available for review. Are any material changes required
due to availability problems or other? Reminder that formal approvals still required.
Review minutes of preliminary conference.
3. Discuss revised roofing application schedule.
Equipment setup and on-site material storage.
a. Any required roof deck certifications must be in order
b. Roof top inspection by those in attendance
c. Drain hookups complete
d. Curbs, nailers, roof deck penetrations, perimeter edges and mechanical equipment--should
all be set and complete
Review roof system including insulation above deck. Discuss the required application of each
a. Deck acceptance
b. Bitumens--use of EVT
c. Brooming of felts
d. Use of torches on modified bitumen flashings
e. Handling solvent-containing mastics and coatings
f. Mechanical attachment
g. Vapor retarders
j. Saddles or crickets
I. Sheetmetal application
Avoidance of phased construction require tie-offs at day's end.
Temporary roofing decisions.
Housekeeping, material handling, and protection of finished work.
10. Inspection and testing requirements--who, frequency, type, method of testing, reporting, rejection
criteria and remedy.
11. Project changes in plans, specs or procedures to be followed--discuss and establish who can
approve and how documented.
12. Warranties, guarantees, manufacturer bonds or maintenance agreements (terms, types, who
issues, when). Requirements for written certifications.