Learn from the comfort of your own desk with Donan University monthly webinars.
- June 13, 2017
UAV Technology & Application for the Insurance Industry
Presented by: Matt Kenney, P.E.
With UAV technology rapidly improving and regulations inplace to guide commercial use, drones are being deployed inthe insurance industry to expand investigation capabilities.From capturing images for a roof inspection to generating a 3Dmodel of a large property, this course will provide an in–depthlook at the application of UAVs to insurance claims.
- July 12, 2017
Advanced Roofing Fraud
Presented by: Rich Grimshaw, P.E.
Assumptions about hail damage to roofs abound and help fuel$80 billion in insurance fraud each year. This course explores the tactics and methods of fraudsters, debunks common misconceptions around hail damage, and offers the most surefire way to combat fraud – with sound, scientific investigation.
- August 16, 2017
Condensation & Moisture in Crawlspaces
Presented by: Paul Burtis, P.E.
Wet crawlspaces can cause extensive structural damages that often go undetected for a period of time. This one-hour course dives into the common causes of moisture in crawlspaces, as well as the most common problems that result from that moisture. Our expert takes you step-by-step through performing a thorough site study from gathering background info to studying the crawlspace.
- September 20, 2017
Investigating Drought-Induced Settlement
Presented by: Marvin Aikens, P.E.
This one–hour course provides an overview of drought, soil characteristics, and foundation types and looks at their relationship to drought–induced settlement and property damage. Explore revealing case studies and discover what makes drought cases unique – and uniquely challenging.
- October 18, 2017
Investigating Water Losses: Plumbing & Appliances
Presented by: Adrian France, P.E
This one–hour course takes a look at common sources of water losses inside the home, including plumbing components, supply lines, appliances and water filters. For each area of focus, learn more about where they fail and why, the documentation required to ensure a solid case, and proper evidence collection for further investigation.
- November 15, 2017
Investigating Winter Losses: Snow Loads & Ice Dams
Presented by: Dennis Rich, P.E.
Ice dams and snow loads can put a lot of weight on roof claims. In this one-hour course you’ll learn which roof components are most likely to be affected by ice and snow, what causes and contributes to potential problems, and which methods work best for prevention and removal.