METALCON 2024   /   OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 1  /   GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER  

METALCON Online and RAiNA Presents… NFPA 285 & Other Fire Considerations

Join METALCON and Steve Gaynor of RAiNA on Wednesday, June 7th as he shares information about the exterior wall assembly fire performance code. The code requirements for fire performance of the exterior wall assembly are vast and nuanced. Understanding how to read the code language is more important than memorizing what it says. This course will discuss a variety of fire related topics as it pertains to facades, Combustibility testing, classification, resistance ratings, and fire propagation testing. The review of code language is intended to help participants become familiar with the way the code is written and the logic, therein. Concluding with a discussion of competing performance priorities, and a discussion on how to manage them.

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METALCON Online! – Converting Asphalt Shingle to Metal Sales

Metal’s share of the residential roofing market is growing, but yet asphalt’s share has stayed relatively stable. Join Todd Miller, President of Isaiah Industries as he helps understand how to access the “shingle” side of the roofing market. If our industry is to continue to grow, we must take prospects from intending to buy asphalt to buying metal. Many contractors are great at selling to homeowners who already want metal but struggle with the conversion of asphalt. This session gives strategies to cure that!

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