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Designing with commercial and industrial insulated metal wall panels

Take this course and discover the characteristics, benefits, and design options for commercial/industrial buildings using insulated metal panels (IMPs). 


Provided By: Metl-Span
By Paul Collyer CSI, CCPR, LEED GA, GGP April 10, 2022
Designing with commercial and industrial insulated metal wall panels, AIA course, Metl-Span, BDCuniversity

Discover the characteristics, benefits and design options for commercial/industrial buildings using insulated metal panels (IMPs). Recognize the factors affecting panel spans and the relationship of these to structural supports. Gain knowledge of IMP code compliance.

Designing with commercial and industrial insulated metal wall panels, AIA course, Metl-Span, BDCuniversity

 

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Learning Objective

After reading this article, you should be able to:

  • Understand the characteristics that best describe commercial/industrial insulated metal panels (IMPs) and their design options
  • Visualize the installation process of IMPs, including flashings and sealants while also recognizing the factors affecting panel spans and the relationship of these factors to structural supports.
  • Understand how IMPs provide all necessary air, water, vapor and thermal control layers through a single component
  • Comprehend why IMPs are ideally suited for pre-engineered buildings (PEBs)
  • Knowledge of IMP code compliance and be able to differentiate between the various paint, corrosion, panel and weathertight warranties available with IMPs

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