ANSI/SPRI ES-1 Testing
Metal-Era Inc., Waukesha, Wis., announced that its product lines have been ANSI/SPRI ES-1 tested to meet the 2003 International Building Code. The company's Anchor-Tite, Perma-Tite Systems 200, 300, 400 and 500 fascias have been ES-1 tested. In addition, Perma-Tite and Anchor-Tite copings have been ES-1 tested. Metal-Era private label partners: Firestone, Carlisle, Johns Manville, GenFlex, Performance, Stevens, Sarnafil, Koppers, Versico and FiberTite Total System Warranty product lines have also been ANSI/SPRI ES-1 tested. The 2003 IBC section 1504 requires that low-slope membrane roof system metal edge securement meet ANSI/SPRI ES-1 performance requirements based on the most current wind speed. Other localities are in the process of reviewing and adopting the 2003 IBC, but specific dates may vary.