Commercial/Institutional

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

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,...

Five Colors Of Metal Wall Panels Enhance Design Of New Learning Center

The new Richland Two Institute of Innovation is a unique educational center supporting multigenerational learning. The facility is part of the Richland School District Two in Columbia, South Carolina, and is envisioned as a “fishbowl of learning” that weaves together spaces and programs for the school district as well as the community. The Institute...

Trust Makes The Sale

In the in-home sales process, clients often decide in the first few minutes whether a salesperson is someone they can do business with. While you can make a great first impression but then “blow it” later on and lose the deal, if the prospect decides early on that you are NOT someone they can...

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...

Three-Tier Metal Roof Disguises Mass Of New Oklahoma School

The expansive new 500-student pre-K thru 4th grade Heritage Elementary School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, was greatly needed by its growing community. The project, designed by Crafton Tull in Tulsa, features a curving spine element that provides the main circulation corridor off of which three major classroom “fingers” radiate. A defining entry area of the...