Memphis in May: New Classes Announced

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February 27, 2018
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We are excited to announce that two classes have just been added to the educational event calendar for May of 2018. Architectural Sheet Metal Flashing Design will be offered on May 8, 2018, and Metal Roofing on May 9 and 10.

The RCI Architectural Sheet Metal Flashing class is a one-day course related to architectural sheet metal flashing design, assessment, and detailing. Topics covered include material selection, attachment, joinery, expansion joint detailing, fabrication tolerances, drainage assemblies, and penetration flashings. Within sheet metal joinery, the subjects of proper soldering techniques, proper solder repair procedures, as well as application of specific metal joinery types are developed fully. The course will communicate the fundamentals and more advanced topics suitable for architects, engineers, and building envelope consulting professionals. Attendees can earn 8 Continuing Educational Hours (CEHs) from RCI, and 8 Learning Units (LUs) from the American Institute of Architects. This class is approved for Health Safety and Welfare credit.

The Metal Roofing class is intended to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of metal roofing. This includes insights on how metal roofing has evolved and continues to grow market share, the various metal roofing systems and how they differ in performance, how to design adequate provisions for expansion and contraction, and much more. Attendees can earn 16 CEHs and 16 LUs/HSW.

Both classes will meet at the Marriott Memphis East, 5795 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119. The hotel cutoff for both classes is April 24, 2018, on a space available basis. The RCI room rate is $149 + 17.75% tax + $2 Memphis TID (tourism improvement district) Assessment. To receive this special room rate, make your reservations by April 24, 2018, mentioning RCI. You can call 901.682.0080 or 800.228.9290 to reserve your room(s). Click here to register for Architectural Sheet Metal Flashing Design, and here for Metal Roofing.