Commercial/Institutional

News and features related to commercial and institutional projects in the metal roofing industry.

Modern Design, Classical Materials For Mariano’s Grocery Chain

The newest stand-alone Mariano’s Fresh Market grocery store in the fast-growing retail chain’s empire has opened in Oak Lawn, Illinois. The store showcases a modern design using classical materials including stone, metal and glass. It is the anchor tenant in Phase II of the Stony Creek Promenade in Oak Lawn, Illinois. The design directives...

RCMA Reflective Roof Rebates Database now available to the public

The Roof Coatings Manufacturing Association (RCMA) recently made its Reflective Roof Rebates Database, originally created exclusively for use by RCMA members, available to the general public. The Reflective Roof Rebates Database was enhanced in 2014 with increased functionality for searching available reflective roof incentives across the country. The database has since been further enhanced...

Green Span Profiles’ IWP Series earns Dade County Approval

Green Span Profiles, a manufacturer of insulated metal panels (IMPs), has received Dade County Approval for its IWP Series of composite wall panels. “Testing for Dade County Approval is, of course, the most rigorous in the nation,” says Brian N. Jaks, P.E., Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Green Span Profiles. “Having that approval...

RHEINZINK “Flying Wing” Highlights Stunning Building Transformation

The dramatic RHEINZINK-clad “flying wing” sets the tone for the stunning transformation of an aging corporate complex into the futuristic home of the Capitol Region Education Council’s new Academy of Aerospace and Engineering. Located in Windsor, Connecticut, the magnet school enrolls more than 700 students in grades 6 through 12 from all districts of...

Englert Teams With Swenson Shear; Introduces The Metalman Snaptable

Englert Inc., the New Jersey-based supplier of painted metal coil and metal fabricating machinery for the roofing and gutter industry, and Swenson Shear of Ceres, California, manufacturer of innovative tools to speed the preparation and installation of metal panels, have announced a strategic alliance to provide the Metalman Snaptable HD, and The Metalman Snaptable...

RHEINZINK Façade Highlights Gateway Building

The new Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine is the gateway building to Western University’s recently created Westminster Campus in London, Ontario. The 32,000 square-foot building sits on a previously undeveloped site across Medway Creek from the main campus. Designed as a signature entryway to the new master-planned quadrant of the campus,...

ATAS Awards iPad To Submittal Builder Contest Winner

Jeffrey Allen, P.E., of GR Roofing Co., Inc. in Brewer, Maine, was the winner of the ATAS Submittal Builder Contest. He was awarded an iPad, which he plans to use for work to make his job easier. “There are a lot of apps that are applicable to roofing, which I can use on the...

Union Corrugating Releases Its Advantage-Lok II Installation Videos

Union Corrugating has released their first two videos in a new series of installation videos highlighting their Advantage-Lok II standing seam roofing panel system. These videos feature instruction on hemming the panels to finish the rake edge, and instruction on installing box rake trim, which is a great alternative to hemming the panels. Both...

MORIN Products Offers Options For Warehouse

Metal was the clear cladding material choice for architects charged with designing the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market’s newest produce distribution warehouse. With custom color requirements and an aesthetic desire for a variety of profiles, Morin, a Kingspan Group Company, became the supplier of choice. The site of a former Army supply depot hosts...