Metal Roofing

What’s New with Metal Shingles?

Metal Roofing Magazine Feb/March 2014 cover

By Sharon Glorioso – With the proliferation of metal roofing companies, today there are more metal roofing materials, styles, colors and manufacturers to choose from than ever before. To hold their own in the industry, companies are producing additional kinds … Read more »

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Lessons learned for builders from the Joplin tornado: Government report released

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final report  for its technical investigation of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo.—the deadliest tornado in the United States in the 64 years that official records … Read more »

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S-5! unveils two new attachment systems

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. —  S-5!®, the well-respected international authority on ancillary attachment technology for the metal roofing industry, is proud to announce its two newest innovations: The X-Gard™ pipe snow retention system and the S-5! Utility System. Both systems can … Read more »

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Petersen Metal Panels Clad Roofs On Six Tenn. Fire Stations

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County undertook an aggressive plan to replace six aging fire stations and provide more functional and energy efficient buildings to better serve the community.  The six stations are seeking or have received LEED … Read more »

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VMZINC Partners With MetannaSM

VMZINC-US, a leading specialist in innovative zinc products, has announced that the company has partnered with MetannaSM, the metal roofing industry leader for solar roofing solutions, to deliver sustainable roof systems that prefer solar energy as the perfect solution to … Read more »

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2014 IRE Draws Largest Attendance in History

Hanley Wood Exhibitions has announced that the 2014 International Roofing Expo (IRE) welcomed a record-setting audience to Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Convention Center, February 26-28 — reinforcing its position as the industry’s largest and most innovative roofing construction and maintenance … Read more »

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Opus Virtual Offices Offers Roofers Opportunity

While on the roof, roofers are difficult to reach. But by having a professional receptionist answer their phones, roofing companies can now present a professional image and convert business at a higher rate than before. Traditionally, if customers are in … Read more »

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SnoBlox-Snojax Announces Release of AIA Accredited Online Course

SnoBlox-SnoJax has just released its first training course for the snow retention and metal roof industry.  With a combined 80 years of snow retention experience, the 4 course instructors have created the most comprehensive course on the subject. Pad style, … Read more »

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Metal Sales Brings New Life to Historic Building

Transit-Oriented Development Project Utilizes Metal Panels. Metal Sales roof and wall panels balance the old and new at the AB&W Building at 157 Washington Street in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. The former auto showroom and candy factory site was redeveloped as a mixed-use building with retail … Read more »

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2014 Metal of Honor Winners

The Metal Roofing Alliance has set a goal for metal roofing to garner 20 percent of the residential re-roofing market by the year 2020. The Metal Construction Association’s marketing program, The Metal Initiative, is taking aim at architects, specifiers and … Read more »

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