Commercial/Institutional

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

Four Types Of Metal Panels Rejuvenate School For Needy Children

Dedicated in 1913 by the Moose fraternal organization, Mooseheart Child City & School is a home for children and teens in need. Located on a 1,000-acre campus west of Chicago, Mooseheart provides children—infants through high school—with a wholesome, home-like environment, and quality training and education. A recent renovation project included a...

Angled Metal Adds Contemporary Appeal To S.C. School’s Big Addition

The Berkley County School District in South Carolina recently completed one of its most expansive and complicated renovation projects. The addition of 130,000 square feet of classroom and facility space to Goose Creek High School just northwest of Charleston was accomplished with a combination of demolition, renovation and new construction, all...

Metal Panels Brighten Courtyard Of New Orleans Apartment Building

The South Market District in New Orleans is an emerging, bustling area that is transforming the city’s historic downtown. The mixed-use, transit-oriented development combines luxury apartments with an eclectic mix of shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment venues. At the heart of the five-block area is The Beacon, a seven-story, 172,000-square-foot loft-inspired...

Beckers’ BeckryTech Offers Durability & Flexibility

As one of the world’s largest coil coatings supplier, with more than 150 years in the industry, Beckers knows a thing or two about high-quality coatings. So, when our customers need a high-performance coating designed to last 40+ years, with great color and gloss retention, we recommend BeckryTech Super-Durable Polyester. BeckryTech...

Metal Wall Panels Enhance Façade, Boost Viability Of Struggling Mall

Before its amazing transformation, Hanover Square in Hanover Park, Illinois, was a failing, barely 50 percent-leased strip center with few redeeming qualities. “It was completely run-down and had to have been one of the least attractive strip centers in the area,” said David Cornes, principal at David Cornes Architect in Chicago....

PPG DURANAR Coatings Highlight MGM National Harbor Hotel And Casino

Main roof edge comprises 400 custom-fitted pieces finished by Trojan Architectural Coaters. PPG  recently announced that the MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino in Maryland is finished with PPG DURANAR coatings in five colors – Kuala White, Natural Silver and three versions of Platinum Mica. According to Steve Metzger, general manager...

Beckers BeckryTex Glimmer Elevates Textured Coatings

Beckers BeckryTex line is well known in the industry for its unique textured surfaces, eye-catching aesthetics, and matchless durability. One thing our customers have requested is a wider color palette to expand this exceptional product line into the siding market. Enter Beckry Tex Glimmer. Glimmer provides the same exceptional durability as...

Curved Metal Canopies Boost Safety, Appeal Of Commuter Train Station

Construction of the new Metra Union Pacific/West commuter railroad station in Lombard, Illinois, marks a major improvement for riders as well as the residents of the Village of Lombard. Prior to building the sparkling new station, riders simply boarded from two uncovered platforms. Now, the nearly 1,300 weekday riders enjoy the convenience...