All About the Edge

An introduction to the design, testing, and performance of edge metal systems for low-slope roofs. This presentation will go over the basics of edge metal, describe the importance of the perimeter edge in relation to the total roof system, explain the history behind metal roof edge standards such as ANSI/SPRI/ES-1, discuss detail updates to roof edge standards, and explain performance and test ratings/protocol.


Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the importance of a quality perimeter roof edge.
  2. Understand the ANSI/SPRI/FM-4435 ES-1 standard.
  3. Understand test protocols that are followed and how performance ratings are established.
  4. Understand how to specify certified edge metal and how to ensure it meets the IBC standards.
Education Content: Intermediate
Course Accreditation:
American Institute of Architects (AIA) | 1 AIA LU/HSW | Course Number: VERe-MTL301-23
International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) | 1 IIBEC CEH