ATAS Offers New AIA Continuing Education Course On Metal Roofing
Allentown, PA - A new AIA approved course, “Metal Roofing: History, Material, and Application” is now available from ATAS International Inc.
The learning objectives for the course include:
• Observe and recognize the history of metal roofing and the different types of metal used
• Explain the manufacturing process and the importance of finish coatings
• Describe the differences between low slope roof systems and steep slope roof systems
• Understand the environmental benefits, sustainable technology and the features of metal roofing
A total of nine AIA approved courses are now offered by ATAS; three of which can also be taken online. All are approved for health, safety, and welfare (HSW) learning units by the American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education System.
The three courses available online are:
• Demystifying Rain Screen Systems Utilizing Metal Wall Panels
• Metal Roofing: History, Material, and Application
• Sustainable Building Envelopes
Three of ATAS’ courses are also approved by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), including the Sustainable Building Envelopes course available online. All three of the online courses, in addition to the six others, are available as in-person
live learning sessions. As a registered AIA Continuing Education Passport Provider for many years, ATAS can also offer continuing education credit for two live plant tours: a facility which manufactures building envelope components from metal, and
a metal coil coating facility.
Lee Ann M. Slattery, ATAS’ Sales Support Manager, stated, “We are pleased to add to our course offering, and to provide continuing education in a variety of ways. ATAS understands that online learning opportunities are desirable, in addition
to live learning sessions. We will continue to offer all nine of our courses in-person for those located across the country who are seeking to bring education into their firms.”
All of ATAS International’s continuing education courses can be found at https://www.atas.com/education.
About ATAS International Inc.
Founded in 1963, ATAS International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall cladding, ceilings, perimeter edge metal, and accessories. The ATAS portfolio
features an expansive selection of products available in aluminum, steel, zinc, stainless steel, and copper. Standard profiles include narrow and wide ribbed wall panels, corrugated styles, standing seam and batten seam roof systems, metal shingles,
shakes, tiles, and more. Additional options include curved, tapered, and perforated panels; concealed or exposed fasteners; smooth or embossed textures; horizontal and vertical applications; and a choice of over 40 stock colors with 70% PVDF finish.
With sustainability at the forefront of modern building design, ATAS proudly supports green building objectives with high performance solutions, such as solar-ready roof panels, insulated metal panels, cool roofing products, and solar air heating wall
panels. The ATAS team consists of product and market specialists that provide a high level of support for your project, from initial discovery and design to installation. ATAS has two ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturing locations in the United States: the headquarters in Allentown, PA, and their facility in Mesa, AZ. ATAS also has a second location in Allentown, PA, and recently added a new manufacturing location in University Park, IL. For more information about ATAS International, visit www.atas.com or call 610.395.8445.