Best Practices for Metal Roof in a High Wind and Hurricane Environment

May 28, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Learning Objectives
• Historical References Affecting Codes
• Wind’s Effects on Buildings
• Wind’s Effects on Roofs
• Structural Requirements for Metal Roofing
• What Have We Learned? — Best Practices


This 1hr AIA/CES presentation highlights how proper installation techniques and materials can save lives and millions of dollars. The course provides an in depth look at what goes right and what goes wrong with metal roofs in high wind and hurricane conditions.
Supported by video footage and images depicting hurricane activity in the Southeastern U.S. demonstrate roof’s performance under hurricane conditions. Offered are detailed solutions that help architects design roof systems that will sustain the toughest wind conditions.