Credits: 1 AIA/HSW; 0.1 IACET CEU*; 1 IIBEC CEH
The concept of “cool metal roofs and walls” will be explored in depth while explaining its relationship to current energy code and guideline compliance. The environmental benefits of metal roofs and walls will also be explained, including their contributions to numerous LEED points. Additional case studies of various cool metal roof materials will be presented to illustrate the benefits of cool metal.
- Discuss how metal roofs and walls can reduce energy consumption in buildings.
- Review how metal roofs and walls can improve air quality and thermal comfort.
- Discuss how metal roofs and walls can help comply with energy codes.
- Evaluate how metal roofs and walls can reduce environmental impacts and contribute to LEED points.