NRCA has made available The NRCA Metal Wall Panel Systems Manual, which includes 58 construction details and provides industry best practices and technical information regarding the design, materials and installation of metal wall panel systems.
The manual also includes the latest information about exterior wall cladding systems constructed with single-skin metal panels, metal composite material panels, aluminum plate panels and insulated metal panels. It addresses the principles of rain control in wall assemblies with a focus on rainscreens; common exterior metal wall panel assembly configurations; guidelines applicable to exterior metal cladding; and common varieties of metal wall panels, among other topics.
The member price for The NRCA Metal Wall Panel Systems Manual is $295, and the nonmember price is $495. NRCA also offers an electronic PDF version of the manual in the NRCA Bookstore, which is free for members.