Idea Book

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It’s that time of year again — we’re looking for signature roofing projects to feature in “the idea book.” We’ve still got a little time, but we need to have project photos and information here no later than Friday, February 24, 2017. “the idea book” will again examine signature metal roofing projects...

2014 idea book Product Guide for metal roofing

The tenth edition of “the idea book” is still the only publication of its kind, presenting the environmental benefits and unlimited design possibilities of metal roofing through practical applications. The intent of “the idea book” is to demonstrate the many possibilities of architectural metal roofing and showcase the products that make...

2014 idea book – Underlayments

ATAS International ATAS offers two different underlayment systems for metal roofing. ATA-Guard is a polyolefin based, 100 percent asphalt free, high-strength underlayment with a slip-resistant surface designed for use on steep sloped roofs as an alternative replacement for traditional roofing felt. ATA-Shield is a 40 mil thick, slip-resistant synthetic polymer surfaced,...

2014 idea book – Solar Products

ATAS International InSpire, a solar air heating and drying wall system, is designed with precision perforations and mounted a few inches from a building’s outer wall. Solar heated air at the surface of the panel is drawn through the perforations where it rises between the two walls and enters the building’s...

2014 idea book – Fasteners

Alpine SnowGuards Alpine SnowGuards introduced a new line of products for attachment to standing seam metal roofs. The ASG-U2 clamps allow for attachment of just about anything to a standing seam roof, including solar panel racking and snow guard systems. The ASG-U2 clamps attach to the roof mechanically with setscrews. The...

2014 idea book – Retrofit/Recoatings

The Idea Book ATAS International Increasing its efforts on the importance of energy efficient building envelope technology, ATAS offers multiple metal roofing retrofit systems. The retrofit profiles include Dutch Seam, Field-Lok, and Scan Roof due to their structural capacity. These panel systems can be combined with the ATA-Frame system that can...

2014 idea book – Jobsite/In-House Equipment

The Idea Book Englert Inc. Designed by Englert’s own machine experts, its comprehensive line of machines is time tested and proven in the field. Englert’s multi-panel machine offers the capability to run 10 different panel configurations. And there are 11 fixed-position roll forming machines, three electric panel seamers and two panel...

2014 idea book – Snow Management Systems

The Idea Book Alpine SnowGuards Alpine SnowGuards designs and manufactures a wide variety of snow management systems from our facility in Morrisville, VT. Our product line includes everything from traditional pad-style snow guards, to pipe-style and fence-style snow guards, many of which are available in a multitude of color and powder...

2014 idea book – Natural Metals

  ATAS International ATAS offers many of its roofing profiles in copper and zinc. As a more cost-effective option, ATAS provides coatings for aluminum and zinc substrates that resemble these natural metals. Color options include Copper, Patina Green and Antique Patina. Heyco Metals fix links CopperPlus is a copper-clad stainless steel...

2014 idea book – Standing Seam Panels

The Idea Book ATAS International ATAS offers four different vertical seam products. Dutch Seam and Monarch Batten Seam are architectural and structural continuous standing seam panels with either a standing seam or batten seam with integral seams. Offered in many different seam heights, Field-Lok is a standing seam system that must...