Design & Testing For Perimeter Edge Metal

Design & Testing For Perimeter Edge Metal for Low-Slope Commercial Roofs

Provider # J447 | AIA/CES Course # ATA016 | 1 LU/HSW 

  • Identify on drawings or in the field the three roof conditions that utilize perimeter edge metal, and name the ANSI/SPRI standards written for those conditions
  • Use ANSI/SPRI ES-1 to calculate the vertical and horizontal negative pressures on perimeter edge due to wind
  • Specify in Division 7, Thermal and Moisture Protection, the three perimeter edge metal test methods required by code (IBC)
  • Recognize, when designing or specifying perimeter edge metal, three common perimeter edge metal design and installation errors, and explain how they can be avoided