Month: June 2018

Sealing the Deal: The Importance of Properly Sealing the Building Envelope Using IMPs and Single-Skin Panels

Posted on June 29, 2018 by Eric Pittman

The primary purpose of a building’s envelope (roof and walls) is to protect the building’s interior spaces from the exterior environment and provide the desired exterior aesthetics. Whether choosing insulated metal panels (IMPs) for their superior performance or, instead, looking to the wide range of aesthetic choices available with single-skin panels—or some combination of the […]

Best Practices for Ensuring Metal Roof Accessories are Properly Installed

Posted on June 22, 2018 by kbuchinger

Best practices for roofing contractors, general contractors…and even architects—from spec’d work to pre-roofing conferences. Many metal roofs have roof penetrations for accessories installed by other trades. Unfortunately, oftentimes, these penetrations are improperly made or the accessory material is incompatible with the standing seam roof. A properly installed Galvalume standing seam roof, for instance, can be expected […]

Metal Roofing Toughs Out the Storm

Posted on June 14, 2018 by Jason Allen

Did you know that roof failures are the largest hurricane loss due to wind and water damage? Metal roofing is highly recommended for the locations that deal with hurricanes and high force winds as well as other weather conditions including hail, fire and ice. Metal roof panels from MBCI are designed to meet the unique needs […]