Residential

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

Designer, Installer Savor Success Of Complex Metal Roof Installation

Nestled in a semi-tropical paradise on an arm of the St. John’s River near Jacksonville, Florida, the new Westminster Woods on Julington Creek retirement community offers active seniors an ideal setting. The wooded 90-acre campus combines neighborhoods of detached villas, and garden and waterfront apartment homes. “Not only was this a really large job...

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...