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Petersen Aluminum Updates Roster Of Continuing Education Courses For AIA, GBCI Credit

Elk Grove Village, IL - Petersen Aluminum announces that it is now sponsoring four free continuing education courses that construction professionals can complete to earn credits toward various industry certifications and memberships. The four courses, all of which can be taken online, focus on designing and building with metal roof and wall panels.

Petersen Aluminum’s four free online courses address topics including metal roofs, walls panels and architectural metal in general relating to the design and construction of commercial and residential buildings and structures. Each of the four courses is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 1 learning unit, and one of the courses is approved by Green Building Certification Inc. for 1 continuing education hour toward LEED credential maintenance. The four courses include:

Medal-Winning Metal
  Approved for 1 AIA Health Safety Welfare learning unit

Breaking the Rules of Boring Roofs
  Approved for 1 AIA learning unit

Designing with Metal
  Approved for 1 AIA learning unit

Metal Exterior Walls
  Approved for 1 AIA Health Safety Welfare learning unit
  Approved for 1 GBCI continuing education hour

Courses can be accessed by visiting and clicking on the AIA/CEU section at the top of the site and choosing a course. The courses also can be accessed by visiting or

Earning continuing education credits is a vital component of membership in many professional organizations, which require members to earn credits to maintain their good standing. Continuing education courses provide architects, designers and other construction professionals the opportunity to earn the credits required to achieve their goals.

About Petersen

Petersen Aluminum logoPetersen, a Carlisle company, manufactures PAC-CLAD architectural metal cladding systems in multiple gauges of steel and aluminum. PAC-CLAD products include hidden- and exposed-fastener wall panels, standing seam roof panels, flush- and reveal-joint wall panels, vented or solid soffit panels, perforated metal, coil and flat sheet, composite panels, column covers, plus fascia and coping. All are available in a Kynar-based 70% PVDF Fluropon coating in 46 standard colors and 16 wood grain finishes that include a 35-year finish warranty. Most colors meet LEED requirements and are rated by the Cool Roof Rating Council. Custom colors and weathertightness warranties are offered. BIM and CAD documents are available for most products. Founded in 1965, Petersen’s facilities are located in Illinois, Georgia, Texas, Maryland, Arizona and Washington. For information on the complete line of Petersen’s PAC-CLAD metal products, call 800-PAC-CLAD, visit or write to

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