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Metal Roofs and Walls for Achieving NetZero

Format On Demand: Article/Print
Offered by Hanley Wood, LLC
Category Energy and atmosphere

This article was first published in the December 2012 print and digital editions of ARCHITECT magazine. It serves as an update on the Architecture 2030 initiative and introduces the 2030 challenge for products. The article goes on to describe how metal roofs withPV arrays and insulated metal wall panels can contribute toward the greater net zero goal.

The information is appropriate for architects, engineers and building owners. No prerequisites are required. The full text is available at www.architectceuniversity.com.A 10-question quiz follows; eight of 10 questions must be answered correctly to earn credit.

Objectives

1. List the ways the 2030 Challenge moves us toward net-zero buildings.
2. Explain the natural compatibility between metal roofs and PV systems.
3. Describe how cool roofing contributes to net-zero goals.
4. Discuss teh energy efficiency benefits of insulated metal panels.

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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0