In this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of how single skin metal panels differ from composite panel systems, the different approaches to building envelope design, the importance of pressure-equalization in rainscreen applications, and the detailing and finishing options for single skin metal rainscreen panel systems.
- Explore different types of metal panels and how they can affect a building
- Identify the testing methods established by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) for rainscreen systems
- Discuss the basics of detailing climate appropriate single skin metal panel PER wall assemblies
- Specify a metal panel with a suitable finish for a single skin metal panel PER wall assembly to meet a building’s projected cost, thermal control requirements, and maintenance lifecycle needs