This course describes asphalt shingles and the raw materials that go into them. Although there are many styles and colors of asphalt shingles, they by and large share the same raw materials. This course will explain the functional reason for each raw material and offer insights to their sourcing and production.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the functional design of an asphalt shingle.
  • Understand how the raw materials used address the functional requirements.
  • Understand how the raw materials are sourced and specified.
  • Understand why the raw material specifications are essential to asphalt shingle performance.