Residential

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

ATAS International Project of the Year Winners Announced

As ATAS wraps up their 25th Annual Project of the Year competition, the celebration continues for a select handful of people who were deemed Project of the Year winners. In addition to their custom fabricated ATAS plaque, title-holders earn a year-long promotional opportunity, including project photos, details and credits, all prominently displayed on the...

Union Corrugating introduces exclusive metal roof system warranty

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – Union Corrugating has launched a new MetalProTECTION™ System Warranty available to the marketplace. This warranty is now available to homeowners when purchasing a new metal roofing system installed by a Union factory trained MetalPro contractor. When installation requirements are met, this warranty guarantees homeowners 10 years of labor protection covering 100%...

IMETCO’s New Website Features Improved Functionality, Sleek New Design

IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) recently redesigned its website, improving navigation and functionality throughout and creating a more user-friendly interface so customers can quickly and easily access technical product information and architectural details. The sleek new design features a scrolling homepage with links to specifications and details, warranty and product literature requests as well...

New Commercial/Industrial Wall Panel Brochure From Englert

Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of commercial/industrial wall panels. The new eight-page color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s horizontal, concealed fastener, corrugated and Uniline series of panels, including performance and testing data, line illustrations and CadCad depictions of each and application features and benefits....

Home’s Complex Metal Roof Stuns Visually, Protects Environmentally

Located only three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, this majestic new 7,500 square-foot residence is a testament to the wisdom of selecting quality materials that will stand up to the corrosive saltwater environment. 

 “We really only had two directives for the architect as we began the process,” says...

Drexel Metals Introduces Visualizer iPad App

Drexel Metals focuses on developing tools to make their customers’ lives easier. The Drexel Metals App, available in the iTunes Store, provides those selecting a Drexel Metals roof the ability to see what their property will look like prior to making the investment in the company’s metal roof system. “Our philosophy is pretty simple…...

2016 IRE Issues Call for Presentations Proposals

The 2016 International Roofing Expo (IRE) is seeking researchers, educators, consultants, technical experts and industry leaders to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program. Taking place February 17-19, 2016, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, the educational program conference presents the latest trends in the...

Metal to the rescue for refugees

Metal once again rises to the occasion with quick and affordable shelters for refugees. The shelters are temporary in nature but allow for use on average of three years as compared to tents that are only good for a few months. The project is a collaboration between the IKEA Foundation and the United Nations...

ATAS introduces new online product and color visualizer

Did you ever wonder what your existing building, or one that you are designing, would look like with a metal roof or wall? Perhaps you already envision it with a particular metal profile, but want to see what other choices are offered, in various colors. The new ATAS Envisionator tool, found on the ATAS...

InterWrap Shows Its Improved Titanium UDL25 AT IRE

InterWrap recently showed its new and improved Titanium UDL25 featuring a Sure-Foot slip resistant walking surface at the International Roofing Expo (IRE). Now all Titanium models of underlayment incorporate the same patented slip resistant nodular walking service that has helped put Titanium underlayment at the leading edge in the industry. UDL25 is a highly...