Commercial Roofing

JM Peak Advantage Contractors

Becoming a Johns Manville Peak Advantage® Contractor helps you stay at the forefront of the industry, while demonstrating exceptional working standards. As a JM Peak Advantage Contractor, you’re able to offer your customers a full range of roofing systems with our comprehensive portfolio of best-in-class solutions. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore and use new technologies that will help give you a competitive advantage and grow your business. Peak Advantage Contractors also have exclusive access to a variety of services to expand your product knowledge and installation expertise, make you more productive and put you in a stronger competitive position.  The JM Roofing Institute™ offers expert training for numerous commercial roofing systems at our state-of-the-art training facility located in Rockdale, Illinois. Finally, exclusive access to one of the industry's strongest guarantees provides additional value to the building owners who contract with you.

Increase your business, improve your productivity and enjoy the many rewards of working with a strong industry leader. For details on becoming a JM Peak Advantage Contractor, call (303) 978-2787 or e-mail


JM Roofing Institute™

It is our goal to provide the most value possible to our customers and contractors. To that end, we have developed an education and development initiative that builds on our over 150 years of experience in low-slope commercial / industrial roofing. The JM Roofing Institute has created a program designed to share JM's experience and knowledge to meet the specific needs of our customers. In 40 years, more than 60,000 roofing professionals have been educated through the JM curriculum.

On-The-Road Training

JM is pleased to announce On-The-Road Training at our manufacturing facilities. We will be offering two 1-day workshops featuring hands-on training along with a tour of these state-of-the-art plants. Classes are highly recommended for superintendents and crew leaders. The curriculum can easily be brought back to the office and is delivered in a "train-the-trainer" format.

None scheduled at this time, please check back for dates

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Better Roofing Through Education: As low-slope roof technology, materials and performance demands evolve, it is important to keep up with new materials and technologies. Johns Manville has developed an education and development initiative that builds on over 150 years of experience in commercial/industrial roofing.

Practical Knowledge to Improve Business: Open exclusively to our Peak Advantage Program members, JM Roofing Institute courses are designed to provide practical experience that will enhance day-to-day operations. We provide hands-on experience to improve roofing installation techniques and good work practices. Classroom sessions extend beyond installation procedures to address business issues such as improving productivity.

Areas of focus include:
  • Materials
  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Technology
  • Design
  • Installation
  • Safety

State of the Art Training Facility: JM has a 7,500 square foot training center at the Rockdale, IL manufacturing facility. The training center includes:

  • A large (70 foot x 30 foot) training deck for material and system installation
  • Numerous detail decks with a variety of penetrations for flashing detail installations
  • All the required installation tools and equipment
  • Conference room set up for classroom curriculum consisting of presentation lectures and video learning


Under the umbrella of the JM Roofing Institute™, the Better Understanding of Roofing Systems Institute (BURSI®) educates architects, consultants, roofing contractors and building owners on the latest roofing system materials, technology and design. In over 35 years of operation, more than 60,000 roofing professionals have been taught using the BURSI curriculum.

The Johns Manville Roofing Institute focuses on the continued education of roofing contractors, architects, and building owners in an effort to construct the most energy efficient, durable and healthy buildings possible.

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