Commercial/Institutional

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

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...

Metal Wall Panels’ Deep Shadow Lines Break Up Massing Of School

Ivy Street Center is the first new academic building on the Marist School campus in Brookhaven, Georgia, in more than 20 years, and is the signature project in Phase 1 of the Campus Master Plan. Marist School is a private Roman Catholic college preparatory school serving 1,100 students in grades 7-12. The new 55,000-square-foot...

RHEINZINK Highlights Luxury Condominium and Mixed-Use Project

The Village at Santa Monica is the first major residential development to be built on Santa Monica’s prime Ocean Avenue in the last 20 years. The Village combines a unique mix of 158 luxury condos and 160 apartments with shops and restaurants. Tall by Santa Monica standards, the mixed-use project rises to 10 stories...

McElroy Metal Introduces New Metal Roofing Profile

The Milan Shingle from McElroy Metal offers a new metal roofing option for homeowners and commercial building owners seeking an attractive and durable roofing solution. The 29-gauge Milan Shingle is available in eight PVDF colors as well as seven PVDF Designer Prints that simulate Cedar Shake and Slate. McElroy offers a complete system, including...

Metal, Stone, Glass Play Well Together On New Health Center

The long-awaited Western Health Center in Midfield, Alabama, is providing comprehensive medical care for the under-served population in Jefferson County. The two-story, 78,000-square-foot center consolidates three older health clinics into an attractive new facility more centrally located to serve the patient community. The expansive site includes walking and biking trails that are available to...

MCA: Metal Roof Service Life 60-Plus Years

Researchers from the Metal Construction Association (MCA) hosted an educational session sharing the results of the association’s breakthrough study on the service life of metal roofs at METALCON. The new research findings conclude that certain metal roof systems can last 60 years, meaning they do not require replacement during a commercial building’s entire service...