Continuing Education

Metal-Era is proud to offer two continuing education programs to help architects, consultants, and contractors expand their industry knowledge and complete any required education credits needed throughout the year.  

Schedule a Lunch and Learn session today.


Understanding ANSI/SPRI/FM 4435/ES-1 Standards

The roof edge serves as the building’s first line of defense against damaging winds and severe weather. That’s why specifying a roof edge to be compliant with ANSI/SPRI/FM 4435/ES-1 and other important testing standards to meet building code is critical. Learn more about how you can significantly reduce risk and liability while protecting roof systems against failure.

Program Learning Objectives

  • Importance of edge metal
  • Understanding the impact of wind
  • What is ANSI/SPRI/FM 4435/ES-1 and why it is necessary
  • ANSI/SPRI/FM 4435/ES-1 testing methods
  • Understanding how to calculate wind design pressure to comply with code requirements

Attendees are eligible to earn:

  • One (1) AIA Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) Learning Unit
  • One (1) IIBEC Continuing Education Hour (CEH)


Principles of Commercial Roof Ventilation

Looking for a better understanding of the principals of properly ventilating a roof system? This training will not only provide an overview of roof ventilation, but additional understanding of the unique needs of a commercial building compared to residential buildings.

Program Learning Objectives

  • Principles involved in properly ventilating a roof system
  • Additional, unique needs of commercial buildings compared to residential
  • Role of Net Free Area (NFA) in commercial roof ventilation

Attendees are eligible to earn:

  • One (1) AIA Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) Learning Unit
  • One (1) IIBEC Continuing Education Hour (CEH)


To schedule a face-to-face program or lunch-and-learn session for your organization, complete the form or call us today at 800-558-2162.

Metal-Era, Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J481. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

These learning programs are registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

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