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Metal Design Solutions Conference Slated For Atlanta November 16

Chicago, IL – On Wednesday, November 16, the Metal Construction Association will host a Metal Design Solutions Conference at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, GA. The one-day event is aimed at educating architects, engineers, specifiers and design professionals on the proper use and benefits of metal in the building envelope. All educational seminars are approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), enabling attendees to earn up to five hours of continuing education credits on the day.

The day begins with registration and check in from 7-8 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. Courses offered include the following:

7- 8 am

Registration and Check-in

8- 9 am

Today’s Metal Roofing

Dimensional Metals

2 Stage Method of Weatherproofing

Utilizing Single-Skin Metal Panels

ATAS International, Inc

9-9:20 am

Break/Table Top Display

9:20 – 10:20 am

Retrofitting With Metal Roof and Wall Systems

Roof Hugger

Continuous Insulation And ACM/MCM Rainscreens In High Wind Zone Steel Stud Construction


10:20 – 10:40 am

Break/Table Top Display

10:40 – 11:40 am

The Pros & Cons of SSMR (Standing Seam Metal Roofing)

Petersen Aluminum Corporation

Fire Performance of Metal Faced Panel Systems

Kingspan Panels NA

11:40 – 1 pm

Lunch – Table Top Displays

1 – 2 pm

Selecting A Resin Based Coating System For Metal

Arkema Inc.

Snow Retention and Solar Ready Roofs


2-2:30 pm

Break/Table Top Display

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Ways to Recover an Existing Slope

Roof Using a Structural Standing Seam

McElroy Metal

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Metal Wall and Roof System Design


In addition to the presentations, representatives from several metal building product companies will be on hand, displaying their products and answering questions.

Click here to register.

About The Metal Construction Association

MCA NLThe Metal Construction Association brings together a diverse industry for the purpose of expanding the use of metal in construction through marketing, research, technology, and education. Companies involved in MCA benefit tremendously from association activities that focus on research, codes and standards, market development, and technical programs. MCA’s market development efforts increase the use of metal in construction by educating the building and design communities about the benefits of metal. For more information about MCA, visit

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