Ray Ramos will be a presenter for two sessions at the 2017 Facilities Officers Conference. Both sessions are AIA approved. His first Session is “Building Envelope Applications Utilizing Drone Technologies”  at 9:30am-10:30am in the Bayberry Breakout Rooms 3-4. This session will focus on the use of drones can significantly improve your ability to evaluate potential issues with the exterior and/or roof of your building. This presentation will cover the history of drones and include real world examples of the benefits of using drones for this purpose. An exterior demonstration of drone operation is also planned.

His second session, “Roofs:The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly”, will be held at 1:30pm-2:30pm in the same room. This session will include a discussion of roof issues resulting from poor design, construction, and maintenance. Warranties/guarantees and databases will also be covered. The presentation will include pictures that demonstrate the various types of issues and the subsequent failures that have resulted from many of these problems.