This course provides an overview of the use of steel siding products for building enclosures, and in particular, steel siding products with pre-finished steel siding panels.

Included in this learning unit is background material covering the history of the use of siding as building enclosure, the various types of steel sidings available on the market and their advantages as building enclosures, detailed information regarded pre-finished steel siding panels, and design and installation guidance on pre-finished steel siding panels.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the history of siding, from the 1800s thru today and the variety of siding products available on the market.
  • Understand the advantages and uses of steel siding, as compared to different types of siding.
  • Identify the characteristics and advantages of pre-finished steel siding products.
  • Dispel myths of installing steel siding and its costs.

Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of building structures.