MRA University

MRA University

Take these courses to learn more about the metal roofing industry. Each course will cover materials related to its category.

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Metal Roofing Installation

MRA Unveils Free Comprehensive Metal Roofing Buyer's Guide for Homeowners

…MRA released a comprehensive new Residential Metal Roofing Buyer's Guide.

Metal Roofing 101

Instructor: Jerry Iselin, President, Metal Roof Specialities

Standing seam metal roofing is an attractive and durable solution that is well established in the high-end custom home market. But attachment and flashing details can make all the difference for a profitable and well-performing roof installation.

Residential Metal Roofing Demo

Instructor: Jerry Iselin, President, Metal Roof Specialities

In this presentation from the floor of the MetalCON show, metal roofing contractor and educator Jerry Iselin plays master of ceremonies as three pro installers present a show-and-tell introduction to three different metal roof systems.

MCA Metal Roof Installation Manual

This installation training manual provides information regarding the installation of most metal roofing products, and serves as a reference for most types of metal roofing products and applications.

Ventilating Attic Fires: Press-Formed Metal Panel Roofs/Fire Service General Procedures Guide

Ventilating Attic Fires: Press-Formed Metal Panel Roofs/Fire Service General Procedures Guide

Fire protection as it relates to metal roofing is explored and tested.

Standing Seam Roof Clips Best Practices Guide

Standing Seam Roof Clips Best Practices Guide

Details and concerns of clip-attached style standing seam roof systems.

Dissimilar Metal Corrosion in Roofing Installations

Dissimilar Metal Corrosion in Roofing Installations

This Technical Bulletin provides guidance when working with different metals used in roofing installations.

Metal Roof Design for Cold Climates

Metal Roof Design for Cold Climates

Metal roofing is a preferred material in cold climates because of its durability, sustainability, clean lines and attractive appearance.

Qualifying Snow Retention Systems for Metal Roofing

Qualifying Snow Retention Systems for Metal Roofing

How metal roofs provide durable, long-term solutions in snowy climates.

Metal Roof Design for Cold Climates

DECRA Product Knowledge: Stone-Coated Product Performance

Learn why DECRA Stone-coated steel roofing systems are largely known for their strong performance in passing national building code compliance tests.

Metal Roof Design for Cold Climates

DECRA Product Knowledge: Physical Properties Testing

Learn about DECRA's physical properties test methodology, conducted at independent laboratories, for its stone coated steel roof panels.

Metal Roofing Systems

Granular Coated Modular

This video workshop provides training on the granular-coated "modular" panel systems covered in the Study Guide.

Hidden-Fastened Vertical Seam

This video workshop provides training on the first of the two, basic "vertical seam" metal roofing system covered in the study guide.

Through-Fastened Vertical Seam

This video workshop provides training on one of the two, basic, "vertical seam" metal roofing systems covered in the study guide.

Clip-Flange Modular

This video workshop provides training on the second, basic "modular" panel systems covered in the study guide.

Fastener Compatibility with Profiled Metal Roof and Wall Panels

Fastener Compatibility with Profiled Metal Roof and Wall Panels

Profiled metal roof or wall panels rely upon mechanical fasteners to secure the components to a structure.

Comparison of Retrofit Systems

Comparison of Retrofit Systems

The goal of this paper is to compare two commonly used methods of retrofitting existing metal roofs and illustrate important design considerations.

Roof Seaming Best Practices Guide

Roof Seaming Best Practices Guide

The purpose of this guide is to familiarize personnel with procedures followed by standard troubleshooting suggestions for standard roof seaming processes.

Metal Roofing A-Z

Part 1: Metal Roofing from A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc)

Part 1: Metal Roofing from A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc) - History

History of roofing and its materials.

Part 2: Metal Roofing from A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc)

Part 2: Metal Roofing from A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc) - Metallic Coatings

The use and benefits of metallic coatings are explored.

Part 3: Metal Roofing From A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc)

Part 3: Metal Roofing From A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc) - Paint Finishes

The wide variety of paint finishes for metal roofs are covered.

Part 4: Metal Roofing From A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc)

Part 4: Metal Roofing From A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc) - Induced Finishes

Provide prospective customers with the information they need most to make an informed decision about their new roof.

Part 5: Metal Roofing From A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc)

Part 5: Metal Roofing From A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc) - Profile & Equipment

Discusses profiles and profiling equipment used with metal roofing.

Part 6: Metal Roofing From A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc)

Part 6: Metal Roofing From A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc) - Roofing Attachments

Panel attachments and "panel pinning" are looked at in this article.

Metal Roofing Maintenance

Oil Canning in Metal Roof and Metal Wall Systems

Oil Canning in Metal Roof and Metal Wall Systems

The causes and prevention of Oil Canning or elastic buckling are explored.

Air Dry Touch Up Paint Technical Document

Application Guidelines for Field-Applied Touch-up Paint Systems

The information provided is intended to serve as a guide for the application of field applied air-dry paint systems.

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