MR April 2012

Metal Roofing Magazine - April 2012 CoverThe April 2012 Issue of Metal Roofing Magazine is all about the making time for safety.

This issue also includes Metal of Honor suppliers.

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Cover story: Making time for safety

The commitment your company makes can make all the difference when it comes to the success of your business Odds are anyone holding a copy of Metal Roofing Magazine is aware of at least most of the potential dangers of installing a metal roof, or any roofing for that matter. It’s the nature of...

MRA message: We’re making progress!

As the new construction market continues to struggle, the home improvement market is battling for each market share point. Even with a tough economy, McGraw-Hill Construction Research and Analytics data shows the number of homes with metal roofs has more than tripled during the past decade, increasing metal’s overall U.S. market share from 3...

Becker gains ISO 17025 accreditation on solar reflectance

The UK-based, Long Term Development Group of Becker Industrial Coatings has become one of the first laboratories in the world to gain ISO 17025 (General Requirements for the Competence of Calibration and Testing Laboratories) for the testing of solar reflectance and other thermal properties of coatings and painted surfaces according to the ASTM Methods;...

Metl-Span updates website

  Metl-Span, Lewisville, TX, has expanded its website. The site presents comprehensive information on the company’s complete line of insulated wall and roof panels and window systems for architectural, commercial/industrial and cold storage applications. The updated site includes an easy-to-use sales rep locater plus a live chat option available on weekdays.  Another new feature...

MBCI adds standard color offerings

MBCI will be adding two new colors to its standard color offering, Bone White and Solar White. Both offerings are Energy Star qualified colors for steep or low slope roofing applications. Bone White, a PVDF color, has an initial Solar Reflectivity value (SR) of .70 and a Solar Reflective Index of 85, while Solar...

AccuLynx launches Version 2.0 at IRE

A sea of orange united at the AccuLynx booth on February 23, 2012, at the International Roofing Expo in Florida. AccuLynx gave away not one, but two motorcycles as a show of appreciation to their loyal customers and fans. To qualify for a winning ticket, attendees proudly wore brightly colored AccuLynx T-shirts while the...

Steelscape introduces Sustainability Technical Bulletin on green building programs

Steelscape Inc. has made a long-term commitment to continually improve its environmental footprint and the sustainability of its products and services. In support of this company-wide commitment, Steelscape has developed “Sustainability Technical Bulletins” relating to sustainability issues that directly or indirectly impact the steel value chain. The goal of these Sustainability Technical Bulletins is...

Gulf Coast Supply takes aim at sustainability

Sustainability was the buzzword at February’s International Roofing Expo (IRE) in Orlando. In fact, IRE’s Renewable Energy Pavilion was rebranded the Sustainability Pavilion, a decision in sync with the goal of Gulf Coast Supply & Manufacturing LLC, to introduce innovative roofing products like OceanGuard that are renewable, energy-efficient and eco-friendly. “Sustainable products are a...

MFM Building Products offers new high-temp underlayment: Seal Plus

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is pleased to offer MFM Wind & Water Seal Plus to the residential and commercial construction marketplace. MFM Wind & Water Seal Plus is a 40-mil, high-temperature rated waterproofing underlayment composed of a reinforced, non-slip...