Education Courses

AIA Continuing Education Program

NEW: You can now take Metl-Span’s AIA and GBCI approved courses on our free Education Portal.

Metl-Span is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System and is a Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) Education Provider. We have developed several continuing education courses providing overviews of Insulated Metal Panels and Fire Resistant Insulated Panel products, and how they enhance building performance.  All Metl-Span CE courses provide one continuing education unit for AIA and state credit, and qualify for HSW and SD through the AIA continuing education system.  Currently, one of our courses qualifies for one general learning unit hour through the GBCI education system.

Our AIA  and GBCI Continuing Education, face-to-face courses are available for presentation by our Business Development Account Managers in lunch and learn settings or can be scheduled for presentation at local AIA chapter meetings.  To schedule a lunch and learn, please use the Contact Us feature of our site.


1. Insulated Metal Wall and Roof Panels for Sustainability and Energy Efficiency (approved for 1 GBCI CE hour for LEED professionals) defines insulated metal wall and roof panels (IMPs) in terms of their material, finish and construction life cycle, and how they are designed with features and benefits to enhance building performance, conserve energy and contribute to the sustainable built environment.

2. Insulated Metal Roof Panels: The Environmentally Smart Choice explains Insulated Metal Roof Panels Unique Features & Benefits. Insulated metal roof panels provide the best energy efficiency per inch of insulation and the highest insulation values available today. IMP roof panels can help reduce a building’s carbon footprint.

3. Mineral Wool Core Panels: Innovative, Sustainable Fire Resistant Wall Construction provides an overview of the performance properties of fire resistant, mineral wool core, insulated wall panels, in terms of their fire resistance ratings, material, finish, and construction life cycle. Code requirements, design specifications, and environmental considerations are also discussed.