Envelope-Based Solutions for Metal Buildings
AIA course number: BESUMMER17D
GBCI course number: 0920012818
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Describe the impact on commercial metal building enclosures of impending code changes, including
IECC 2015, ASHRAE 90.1 2013 and ASHRAE 90.1 2016.
2. Explain the different obstacles and options for code compliance, including various insulation systems.
3. Detail how the use of COMcheck, Department of Energy software, helps to maintain cost effectiveness of
value engineering metal building enclosures.
4. Identify emerging trends in energy use reduction and overall impact on building design.
AIA Credit: 1 LU/HSW
GBCI: 1 CE Hour
IACET: 0.1 CEU
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