Resources

We offer resources for building decision makers, including white papers, manuals and other technical resources.

ATAS Articles

Drained/Back Ventilated Rainscreen Systems

Effective Protection against the Elements of Nature

by Christopher Kroeter, CSI, CDT, LEED Green Associate and Daniel Arnold
August 17, 2016

ATAS Tech Tips

Tech Tips:

Wall Panel Installation detail

How to properly install a wall panel to allow for movement.

Dutch Seam Installation Detail

Installing Dutch Seam from the center of the roof plant...

Installation Tips for High Wind Regions

Install tips for meeting the greater uplift requirements in high wind regions.

Metals in Marine Environments

How does a metal roof withstand the sea air?

Metal Roofing and Lightning

What are the affects of lightning on metal roofing?

Proper Attic Ventilation

Attic ventilation tips for metal roofing systems.

Sound Emissions on Metal Roofing

How quiet is a metal roof? You may be surprised.

Understanding Copper

Considerations to be taken when working with copper.

Slopes & Angles

A Courtesy to the Roofing Industry: Charts for Planning

Proper Bend Radius

How to properly bend metal

Industry Technical Papers: Metal Roofs

In addition to these resources, we also offer a wide range of AIA approved continuing education courses.

Snow Retention

Originally published by the MCA on 6/2018

Lightning and Metal Roofing

Originally published by the MCA on 6/2018

Dissimilar Metal Corrosion in Roofing Installations

Originally published by the MCA on 6/2016

Roof Seaming Best Practices Guide

Originally published by the MCA on 8/2015

Metal Roof Design for Cold Climates

Originally published by the MCA on 5/2014

Industry Technical Papers: Metal Walls

In addition to these resources, we also offer a wide range of AIA approved continuing education courses.

Preformed Metal Panel Installation Guide

Originally published by the MCA on 7/2017

Visual Appearance Parameters for Single-Skin Panel Systems

Originally published by the MCA on 10/2016

Industry Technical Papers: IMP's

In addition to these resources, we also offer a wide range of AIA approved continuing education courses.

IMP Visual Inspection Guide

Originally published by the MCA on 11/2017

Selection Guideline for Insulated Metal Panels

Originally published by the MCA on 10/2017

Industry Technical Papers: Retrofit

In addition to these resources, we also offer a wide range of AIA approved continuing education courses.

Comparison of Retrofit Systems Over Existing Metal Roofs

Originally published by the MCA on 4/2017

White Paper - Benefits of Retrofit Roofing

Originally published by the MCA on 8/2016

Industry Technical Papers: Other

In addition to these resources, we also offer a wide range of AIA approved continuing education courses.

Proper Tools for Fastening Metal Panels

Originally published by the MCA on 3/2019

Oil Canning in Metal Roof and Metal Wall Systems

Originally published by the MCA in 2018

THE DOCTOR HAS CALLED IN A PRESCRIPTION FOR YOU: Prescriptive Requirements vs. Performance-Based Testing in the Construction Market

Originally published by the National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) and NCCA Technical Director, David Cocuzzi | January 15, 2019