Maximize Metal Performance

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This webinar is approved for 1 AIA Learning Unit (LU) for Continuing Education.








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Metal roofs can be energy-efficient, sustainable, durable and visually striking. But to maximize those potential benefits, the design, specification and installation of metal roof systems must be suitable for commercial and institutional buildings. This webinar provides an overview of metal considerations, including properties and performance, design guidelines, and sustainability issues.


Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the performance properties of metal roofing.
  • Understand energy-efficiency considerations with metal roofing.
  • Recognize sustainability issues with metal roofing.
  • Understand tax incentives, utility rebates and permitting issues.

Scott Kriner
Green Metal Consulting, Inc.


In addition to his role of President at Green Metal Consulting, Inc., Scott is serving the Metal Construction Association as technical director. He is also consulting on green and sustainable issues for manufacturers and suppliers of metal roofing and wall systems. Scott is a contributing author to many trade publications and writes a monthly column for He is a LEED Accredited Professional (Operations and Maintenance) and a published author of a book titled “Wait and See”.


Prior to establishing his consulting firm, Scott was Technical Marketing Manager-Building Products for Akzo-Nobel Coatings, Inc. He started his career in 1981 with Bethlehem Steel in the coated steel research department at Homer Laboratories. Scott has experience in the domestic and international metal and coatings industry and has held numerous positions of responsibility in industry and trade organizations. He is the founding chairman of the Cool Metal Roofing Coalition which was formed in 2002, and served as the chairman of the Cool Roof Rating Council’s Technical Committee. Scott has B.S. and Masters degrees in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.