Low Rise Construction

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

RHEINZINK Flat-Lock Tiles Play Key Role In Building Transformation

The headquarters building of RLI, a publicly held specialty insurance company in Peoria, IL, had become dated and needed extensive interior and exterior repairs. Originally constructed in 1970, the 81,000 sq. ft. building‘s precast concrete facade had deteriorated significantly. RLI … Read more »

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METALCON Features Growing Array of Exhibitors

METALCON, scheduled for October 1-3 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, annually attracts thousands of attendees looking to learn more about metal: contractors, architects, specifiers, roofers, designers, developers and suppliers from more than 50 countries. One of the reasons … Read more »

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MFM Building Products Announces Underlayment Co-Branding Program

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, recently announced an Underlayment Co-Branding Program to help customers gain better market visibility. Customers who have helped launch the program have … Read more »

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Nudo Products launches new website for High Standard Inc.

(Springfield, IL) – The new website for High Standard, Inc. (www.hsipanels.com) went live on July 14, 2014. High Standard is a full service exterior architectural panel manufacturer and fabricator. In 2013, High Standard was acquired by Nudo Products, a manufacturer … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Vertical Panels | Tagged exterior architectural panel, High Standard Inc., nudo | Leave a comment

Man caves and toy shops

- By Sharon Thatcher – Remember when a garage was nothing more than a big box with walls, ceiling and a floor? And a shed was a littler version of the same? Customers wanting one didn’t ask for much more … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Post Frame, RB July 2014, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged hobby shops, man caves, post frame, post-frame, toy shops | Leave a comment

RIMA-I Handbook Update Available

In ongoing efforts to provide reliable and helpful information on the reflective insulation, radiant barrier and interior radiation control coatings (IRCCs) industries, the Reflective INsulation Manufacturers Association International has just released the 2014 update to their handbook, “Understanding and Using … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Energy Efficiency, Frame Building News, Green Building, Low Rise Construction, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, The Source Book | Tagged radiant barrier, radiation control coatings, Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International, relective insulation, RIMA-I | Leave a comment

Varco Pruden Unveils Redesigned Website

MEMPHIS, TN– Varco Pruden (VP) Buildings is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website, www.vp.com. The revamped site features a streamlined, user-friendly interface and clear structure; a clean, uncluttered design; improved functionality; and intuitive navigation intended to enhance … Read more »

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Award-winner houses North Dakota Farm Bureau

When the North Dakota Farm Bureau decided to build a new office complex it needed to blend into a local residential community. Missouri River Contracting did just that using a Metallic Building. The project won one of this year’s Top … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, RB July 2014, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged metal building, Metallic, Missouri River Contracting, North Dakota Farm Bureau | Leave a comment

Valspar Unveils New Exterior Color Collections

New research based color palettes created to inspire architects and designers MINNEAPOLIS –  Color matters – it defines cultures, sells products and services, conveys emotion, inspires everything around us and continues to evolve. From there, Valspar refined the themes into … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Metal Shingles, Post Frame, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment, Vertical Panels | Tagged coated metals, metal wall panels, Valspar coil and extrusion | Leave a comment

RHEINZINK Panels Play Key Role In Boathouse Facade

Shortly after taking office, Chicago’s mayor Rahm Emanuel identified the Chicago River as “the city’s next recreational frontier.“ He announced plans to build four boathouses as “anchors to the river’s future development.“ The recently completed WMS Boathouse at Clark Park … Read more »

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