Metal roofing materials must meet code requirements, testing standards, and ultimately be UL certified to ensure they perform under thermal, fire, wind, and hail conditions. This course will discuss key regulations for roofing products, the testing necessary to meet those requirements, and design and installation considerations to ensure roof installation complies with codes and standards.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore how thermal expansion, fire, wind, and hail can negatively affect the performance of an architectural metal roofing system.
  • Identify standards pertaining to safety and performance requirements of commercial roofing.
  • Explain key testing methods and requirements for commercial roofing involving thermal, fire, wind, and impact performance.
  • Understand known installation issues and how they can be solved to ensure roof systems comply with codes and standards.

Pre-Requisite: Basic knowledge of roofing specifications.