Month: October 2018

Built to Move: Building for Expansion and Contraction with Standing Seam Roofs

Posted on October 24, 2018 by MBCI

Standing seam roof (SSR) systems are built to move, designed to account for necessary—and often substantial—expansion and contraction due to thermal conditions. In fact, for many builders, this fact is one of the main reasons SSRs are such an attractive option. Even with this expectation baked into the mix, many contractors and installers may still […]

What You Need to Know About Insulated Metal Panels

Posted on October 10, 2018 by MBCI

Insulated metal panels (IMPs) are “lightweight, composite exterior wall and roof panels with metal skins and an insulating foam core” as defined by the Metal Construction Association (MCA). The outer skin serves as either metal wall siding or metal roofing using standard profiles, while the inner face serves as a metal interior finish or liner. […]

A Guide to Selecting the Right Metal Roof Panel

Posted on October 2, 2018 by Randy Tweedt

With the great variety on the market, one of the main questions we, as metal roof panel manufacturers, get from customers is “How do I select the right panel for my project?” The answer can generally be found by examining a number of criteria, including the properties of the roof, the region and climate, geometry, […]