Siphonic Roof Drain Systems


Credits: 1 LU,1 HSW
Available Until: 7/29/2016
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This course identifies and describes three available roof drain systems including siphonic drain systems. Siphonic theory is explored to better illustrate how siphonic roof drains uniquely operate and the many benefits siphonic drainage systems provide, including those directly related to sustainability. Participants also learn how to specify a siphonic roof drain system and are introduced to important rules for successful siphonic drain system design. (Course includes a downloadable PDF study guide.)


Zurn is a recognized leader in commercial, municipal, and industrial markets. Zurn manufactures the largest breadth of engineered water solutions in the industry, including a wide spectrum of sustainable plumbing products. Zurn delivers total building solutions for new construction and retrofit applications that enhance any building’s environment.


User Comments

“Detailed” - John, 9/13/2014

“would be helpful to have more information on the baffle to complete the theoretical understanding of the system. the question of debris in that component raises doubts about reliability.” - jerry, 8/14/2014

“Most valuable information and exceptionally well presented! Thanks for your attention to details that make a difference, both short term and long term! Sincerely, Tom Gregory, Architect” - Tom, 4/30/2014

“I have never used this type of drainage system before so the course was very informative. The information was well put together, maybe a bit too much technical information for an Architects understanding but none the less it was a good presentation.” - Timothy, 3/20/2014

“Excellent, new and informative stuff.” - Kenneth, 2/5/2014

“Very nice and well put together for understanding design.” - BRUCE, 1/14/2014

“Good course, good explanations about how to figure out required drainage.” - Pete, 12/29/2013


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