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August 23, 2019

Metal Roofing: Thermal Expansion & Contraction, Problematic Conditions, and Retrofit Using Metal

Wednesday, October 16, 2019: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Metal has unique properties that separate it from other roof choices. For over three millennia, metal roofing has been a durable, aesthetically appealing design element utilized for significant buildings. This course’s content is intended to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of metal roofing, including thermal expansion and contraction, how to prevent problematic conditions, and metal roof retrofit options.

Presenter: Charlie Smith

National Recovery Manager | McElroy Metal Inc.

Charles (Charlie) Smith, is one of the industry’s foremost authorities on recover systems utilizing metal roofing. Charlie holds several patents in the recover field including both metal-over-metal and metal-over-shingle solutions and recently co-authored the new RCI metal roofing course. He founded Architectural Building Components in 1989, when he purchased the equipment of a small Houston, TX, metal roofing manufacturing business. The company grew into an industry-leading metal roofing and wall system solution provider. In 2012, it became a part of McElroy Metal, Bossier City, LA. This enables Charlie to now focus on educational and product development efforts to help the roofing industry design creative solutions with metal.