AIA Continuing Education Programs

McElroy Metal offers several AIA Continuing Education courses. Contact your local representative to arrange a presentation or contact us at

MMAIA22 The Evolution of Insulation Delivery Methods: This course provides the learner an understanding of the evolution of insulation delivery methods and benefits of using insulated metal panels (IMP's) in project designs. After completion of this course, the attendee will understand ASHRAE 90.1 and how IMP's can help meet building code: gain exposure to various manufacturing processes for IMP's and learn the benefits that IMP panels offer to building designers and owners over conventional construction methods.

MMAIA16 Evolution of Standing Seam Roofing: This course follows trends in roof panel design, materials, manufacturing methods, testing and overall performance over the past 30 years.  This course will touch on the different roof system types that evolved over the years, their strengths, weaknesses and where the industry is heading.

MMAIA5 Metal in Architecture (Instructor led face-to-face): A course to help gain a general understanding of the principles of metal roofing systems, including common profiles, manufacturing processes, good design practices and common pitfalls to avoid.

MMAIA23 Metal Roof Design: Top 10 Problems and How to Solve Them:  CEU Credits are also available online via McElroy Metal’s host provider AEC Daily. For more information and to take the course online, click here.
At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe internal gutter issues and how to prevent them.
  • Recall methods to prevent water infiltration at valleys, penetrations, roof slope transitions, and end laps.
  • List curb selection considerations and recommended installation methods.
  • Describe five methods of retrofitting an existing metal roof and their design considerations.
  • Describe the specification requirements that can reduce or eliminate perceivable oil canning.
  • List metal roof selection considerations.