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Specifying Metal Ceilings
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Continuing Education

Learning Objectives - After listening to this course, you should be able to:

  1. Understand how and why metal ceilings are used
  2. Learn about metal manufacturing materials and processes
  3. Understand how size and shape of a panel can affect lead time and cost
  4. Understand how acoustical performance is achieved with different metal ceiling options
  5. Learn when metal can be used for exterior applications
  6. Understand how metal ceilings can provide security



This test is no longer available for credit

Metal ceilings are often selected because of their unique product features, like several different access options or damage resistance. They are also chosen because of their acoustical performance, and they are available in a variety of finish and perforation options. This Learning module will address all aspects of understanding and specifying metal ceilings, including applications for metal ceilings, understanding how metal ceilings are manufactured, coated and perforated. It will address details on how to select types of metal ceilings for specific applications, and things to consider when specifying custom versus standard metal ceilings.


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