Online Learning

Online Learning

Educational Materials List

Metal Roofs

Best Practices Sealants 
Qualifiying Snow Retention Systems for Metal Roofing
Roof Covering Repair Requirements and the International Codes
Metal Roof Design for Cold Climates
Best Practices in Lightning Protection and Metal Construction
Service Life Assesment 
Lightning and Metal Roofing
Standing Seam Roof Clips Best Pracitces Guide
Selection and Installation of Curbs on Hydrostatic Low-slope Coated Steel and Aluminum Roofing
Roof Coatings: A Viable Option?
Comparison of Retrofit Systems Over Existing Metal Roofs
Spray Polyurethane Foam Installation on Interior Surfaces of Metal Panels
Dissimilar Metal Corrosion in Roofing Installations 
Roof Seaming Best Pracitices Guide
Metal Roofing
Ventilating Attic Fires
Static and Dynamic
Roofing Best Practices: Fortified Home Program

Metal Walls

Noncombustibility
Preformed Metal Panel Installation Guide
Visual Appearance Parameteres for Single-skin Panel systems
Understanding Rain Screen Wall Systems
A Primer on Diaphragm Design

Metal Composite Materials (MCM) Systems

Noncombustibility
MCM Responsibilities
What Is Metal Composite Material - Part 1
What is MCM - Part 2
What is Metal Composite Material - Part 3
4mm MCM Master Specification
MCM Labeling - Who Cares and Why
What are the Real Benefits of 6mm vs. 4mm MCM
Fire Retardant and Standard
MCM Panel Systems Definitions
Does Your MCM Actually Meet the Performance Requirements of the Code?
The MCM Team
Use of MCM Wall Cladding with Foam Plastic Insulation in Combustible Wall Assemblies
Metal Composite Materials - Fire Performance Testing in the United States and Canada
Visual Acceptance Parameters
MCM and MCM Systems for Building Cladding in North America
MCM Environmental Product Declaration

Insulated Metal Panels (IMP)

Insulated Metal Panels and NFPA 285
Best Practices for Installing IMPs
Fire Safety of Insulated Metal Panels
IMP Visual Inspection Guide
Selection Guideline for Insulated Metal Panels
IMP Structural Loading
Controlling Air and Rainwater Using Insulated Metal Panel Enclosure Systems
IMP Environmental Product Declaration

Retrofit

Retrofit Design Guide
Comparison of Retrofit Systems Over Existing Metal Roofs
White Paper - Benefits of Retrofit Roofing
White Paper - Retrofit Stimulus

Sustainability

Environmental Product Declarations
Recycled Content of Metal Roofing
Life Cycle Assessment Report

Continuing Education

Individual Parts Bring a Greater Whole A primer on MCM
Show Your Mettle
Insulated Metal Panels: An All-In-One Air and Water Barrier
The Metal Retrofit Revolution
The ABCs of LCAs and EPDs
The Ins and Outs of IMPs
To Code...and Beyond!

Other

Fastener Compatibility
Metal Roof and Wall Panel Components
Proper Tools for Fastening Metal Panels
Oil Canning in Metal Roof
Portable Rollformer Best Practices Manual
Application Guidelines for Field-Applied Touch-up Paint Systems on Metal Panels
Coating Performance - Not as Simple as it would Appear

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