Metal Roofing Systems: Details Matter

Start Date
07/21/2018
End Date
07/21/2020
Description
The goal of any roofing project should be long-term performance of the roof system. This means thoughtful, long-term consideration of any details incorporated into it. This course discusses details and conditions to consider when installing trim, seams, and accessories into a metal roofing system to ensure long-lasting performance. Examples of incorrect and correct installations and their effects on the performance of the roof are shown.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Design-Build
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Recognize that long-term roof system performance requires long-term thinking when designing details incorporated into a metal roof system, such as trim, seams, and accessories.
Distinguish between correct and incorrect details and conditions that are best avoided when possible, including examples.
Describe how roof penetrations should be specified and installed to provide long-term weathertightness, including the importance of location and materials used.
Discover what dissimilar metals are and how they affect a roof’s service life.
Instructors
Ken Buchinger
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Course Codes
AEC1146
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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