Berridge Manufacturing Company is proud to sponsor the Building with Metal course with GreenCE, Inc.! Building with Metal is a free online course that discusses the performance and sustainability of using metal for roofing and cladding applications.
Provider: GreenCE, Inc.
Course Title: Designing with Metal
AIA Course Number: GBE05A
GBCI Course Number: 0920019720
Course Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW CE Hour. 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
In this one-hour course, we discuss the performance and sustainability benefits of using metal over alternative materials for roofing and cladding applications. Our team will explore how metal roofing and cladding contributes to LEED v4 credits. Finally, we review design challenges, best practices, and case studies that illustrate the benefits and unique properties of using metal for building projects.
- Identify the innate characteristics of metal that contribute to its superior performance as a sustainable cladding material
- Discuss the various finish options available with metal cladding and impacts on its performance
- Describe how metal roofing and cladding can contribute to LEED v4 BD+C credits by reducing heat islands and demonstrating a reduction in materials use through life-cycle assessment
- Review design challenges and best practices for the specification and installation of metal cladding for conventional and sustainable design projects