Low Rise Construction

Information for the building professional on buildings above ground level, less than three stories in height, generally non-residential in nature.

McElroy Metal Part Of Award-Winning Equestrian Community Facility

Max-Rib panels specified and installed as roofing and most of the walls. The residents of the Marlboro Ridge Housing Community were promised equestrian facilities before the recession hit and brought the project to a halt about 10 years ago. Some things are worth waiting for. After the long wait, Fuog/InterBuild Inc. of Purceville, Virginia,...

EDCO Products, Inc. Launches a New State-of-the-Art Website

EDCO Products Inc., a Minnesota based manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, is excited to announce the launch of a new state-of-the-art website. EDCO’s website is located at the same address: http://www.edcoproducts.com. The new website has been designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout. Customers and consumers...

Virginia Library Designed To Mirror Region’s Traditional Aesthetics

Morin roofing, wall panels featured on new 43,000 square foot facility Choosing building materials reminiscent of the agricultural structures common to the region, the design of Varina Area Library in Henrico, Virginia, blended wood and stone, as well as metal roofing and wall panels from Morin, A Kingspan Group Company. “It was an attempt...

Accel Roofing Products, a Division of ATAS International, Introduces Colonial Seam

Accel Roofing Products, a division of ATAS International, Inc., has introduced Colonial Seam, a new residential standing seam metal roofing panel. Colonial Seam is a clipless panel that offers a traditional standing seam aesthetic with contemporary factory formed advantages. It is installed by locking the one-piece panel into the previous panel and fastening through pre-punched...

Three-Color Exterior Wall Panels Mirror Rich Wood Interior Of Performing Arts Facility

The magnificent new Austin Independent School District Performing Arts Center has drawn rave reviews from all quarters. The 62,000 square foot facility serves all Austin ISD schools and offers a 1,200-seat auditorium that will host concerts and theatrical performances in a 250-seat black box theatre and 100-seat multipurpose room. Two Petersen profiles were used...

ATAS Announces Winners For The Project Of The Year Awards

ATAS International, Inc. honored its 2016 Project of the Year winners at a recent awards banquet. This annual competition recognizes projects in which ATAS products have been incorporated into the design of the building. An independent panel of judges reviewed photos of all the projects submitted throughout the year and chose several winners for...

‘Elite’ Grain Center a Showpiece of Sukup Equipment

SHEFFIELD, Iowa – As if the striking profile of the building weren’t enough, one look at the control panel in the new grain loading/unloading station at Patterson Farms confirms it as a grain handler’s dream come true. There are controls for sweeps and unload conveyors in four bins, for leg and pit conveyor operation,...

Selling Fire Safety

Fire Safety is a metal roofing benefit that many salespeople fail to discuss. If the home is not located in a fire-prone area, they assume that the homeowner won’t be motivated by the fire safety of a metal roof. But, like anything, the reality is that they will be motivated once they understand the importance...

Seven New Wall Panels Add Visual Depth To Building Exteriors

Petersen expands its Precision Series line of metal wall panels with the addition of seven new Highline products. The Precision Series Highline wall panels feature varying rib patterns and widths for creative architectural effects in commercial, institutional, residential or many other applications. The new Highline panels are 1 3/8-in. deep, resulting in dramatic building exteriors and deeper...

2017 Rural Builder Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

2017 inductees into the Rural Builder Hall of Fame were announced March 9 at the annual Frame Building Expo in Nashville. This year’s inductees include Glen S. Graber, Kenneth J. Guffey and Joseph Zulovich. Glen S. Graber Owner, Graber Post Buildings In 1971, Glen Graber began a carpentry business, and two years later was...