Month: May 2019

Understanding LEED for Green Metal Buildings

Posted on May 21, 2019 by Candy McNamee

Designing and constructing sustainable buildings has become a mainstream expectation of most building owners. Whether for reduced energy costs, higher returns on investment, or as an organizational philosophy, “green” building solutions are in demand. Perhaps the best known and most often cited program to achieve these goals is the US Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) LEED® […]

Installation Techniques for Varying Metal Roofing Fastening Systems

Posted on May 8, 2019 by kbuchinger

Installation techniques vary greatly depending on the metal roof’s fastening system. For single skin roofing, there are three fastening system options: concealed, exposed and standing seam. Proper execution of the correct installation techniques helps preserve roof structure and longevity. Exposed Fastened Metal Roof Panel Installation Exposed-fastened panels are installed over solid substrates or open framing using many screws […]