Commercial roofs are often thought of a as simple necessity and are hardly ever given an opportunity to be more than a functional part of the structure. However, with a little creative thinking, material selection, and thoughtful design, roofs can accomplish more than simply keeping out the rain.

Continuing Education (AIA 1 LU)

Use the following learning objectives to focus your study while reading this Continuing Education article.

Learning Objectives – After reading this article, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the basic components of metal roofing systems
  2. List the testing and standards requirements for commercial metal roofs
  3. Identify the energy efficiency and sustainability attributes of a metal roof
  4. Describe the benefits of alternative uses for flat commercial roofs
  5. Explain the challenges and solutions to selecting materials that will compliment roof top spaces on commercial buildings

Proceed to take the test