Metal Roofing

Free guide explains sound isolation and noise control for steel buildings

In designing and constructing modern buildings, sound control is vital in ensuring acoustical comfort and productivity for occupants. A new resource, “Facts for Steel Buildings #4: Sound Isolation and Noise Control,” available as a free download from AISC, provides building owners and designers with a basic understanding of these issues and useful tools for...

MetLoop And CertainTeed Create Partnership Agreement

When MetLoop first demonstrated its precision weather-forecasting technology to Jay Butch of CertainTeed Corporation, he knew it was something that contractors should have at their disposal on a daily basis. “MetLoop’s technology is as state-of-the-art and cutting-edge as it gets,” says Butch, CertainTeed’s director of contractor programs. As a result, Metloop and CertainTeed entered...

ATAS Supports Employees In Education And Certification

ATAS International, Inc. is pleased to announce that Cindy Galiszanski, technical advisor, has recently passed the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) exam. Cindy joins a long list of ATAS professionals that have achieved the ranks of CDT and other accreditations. The company currently has 13 CDTs, one CCPR (Certified Construction Product...

Public/Private Facility Boasts Contemporary Roof

After more than five years of planning within an unusual public-private partnership, a spectacular new village administration building has been completed in Mundelein Village, Illinois. The two-story, 32,000-square-foot structure, which achieved LEED Gold status, replaces an aging building that served as the town’s headquarters since 1929. Village officials hired Weston Solutions, a Vernon Hills,...

MBCI Kicks Off 40th Anniversary Celebration 

This year, MBCI reaches its 40th year in business providing customers with quality metal roofing and wall products, superior service and competitive pricing. The company launched its celebration in May with an interactive timeline, the first in a series of online activities commemorating its history of innovation and industry leadership. MBCI was founded in...

CertainTeed Roofing Acquires Matterhorn

In response to the growing market demand for high-value metal roofing, CertainTeed announces its acquisition of the Matterhorn metal roofing brand from Michigan-based metal roofing manufacturer Quality Edge, Inc. The purchase expands CertainTeed’s roofing portfolio and capability to serve distributors and contractors throughout North America with a consolidated source of metal roofing products and...

New Metal Roof Installation Training Program Launches at METALCON

The metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions, together with the Metal Construction Association (MCA), announce its new Metal Roof Installation Training at METALCON 2016, scheduled for October 26-28 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore. Top experts in the metal roofing industry will lead this two-day, eight-hour certification...

CertainTeed Unveils Its IDreamBook

In a bold step for the industry, CertainTeed Corp., a North American leading brand of building products, has unveiled a new marketing and reference tool that harnesses the power of the Apple iPad to deliver interactive content. Dubbed iDreamBook, the feature-packed, easy-to-use, interactive book enables contractors to help homeowners find just the right combination of...

NRCA Launches Online Career Center

The roofing industry is in immediate need of hardworking, highly skilled talent to fill positions in all sectors of the industry. To help meet this need, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has launched its online NRCA Career Center. The NRCA Career Center is a comprehensive roofing industry-specific resource that will enable all industry...

Triangle Fastener Offers A New Mobile Site For Fastener Selection

Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC) provides the first mobile site designed to help you select a fastener based on your specific application requirements. It provides a fast and easy way to choose the best fastener for your application. It works with mobile phones, tablets and desktop computers. The site prompts you to select a substrate,...