Residential

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

Developing A Sales System

When it comes to selling, what is your “Holy Grail?” Do you dream of that “perfect system,” which maximizes your chances of closing deals? Successful contractors follow defined systems and processes that lead them to higher sales. Considerable commitment is required to implement these systems but it is these systems that separate high-growth, high-quality...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Valspar showcases WeatherXL Crinkle Finish at 2015 METALCON

Valspar continues to roll out new coil coating options that don’t just provide new color but also new effects and solar reflective advantages. One of its latest is the Weather XL Crinkle Finish that was introduced in 2014 but, recognizing its popularity, also showcased at the 2015 METALCON. The textured appearance on WeatherXL Crinkle Finish...

ATAS International Introduces Its Isoleren Insulated Metal Panels

ATAS International, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Isoleren, their series of insulated metal panels, to their extensive product line. Insulated metal panels are being used more frequently in the construction of buildings for several reasons, including the fact that they are installed as a single element, which allows for faster building completion in...