Building Components

Products used in the overall structural system of a building.

Kitschy Fuel Center Blasts Off With Bright Metal Roof, Fascia

The new Ricky Rocket’s Fuel Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, generates head-turning looks with its signature “rocket man” perched atop the 8,200-square-foot building. The facility includes a high-tech car wash, convenience store, food outlets and, of course, fuel service. Adding to the attention-getting design are bright yellow and red fascia and soffit panels provided...

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...

MFM window flashing tapes meet AAMA 711 compliance

Coshocton, OH: MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is proud to announce that three of the company’s window flashing tapes comply with AAMA 711-07 as specified in ICC-ES AC38 (02-11) as the result of independent, third-party testing. The products include WindowWrap®...

Garland Releases New Sustainable Solutions Brochure

Garland recently introduced a newly designed Sustainable Solutions brochure and an accompanying interactive version to help customers easily identify long-lasting, durable and eco-responsible building envelope solutions. The Garland Company, Inc. has long been at the forefront of sustainable design, promoting the importance of longevity and energy efficiency in increasing the overall life-cycle value of...

Big Crowds Attend the 2015 IRE In The Big Easy

Industry professionals full of energy and excitement filled the halls of the Morial Convention Center to take part in three days of education, networking and a bustling tradeshow floor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE]. Taking place from February 24-26, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the annual tradeshow and conference drew a...

AceClamp/PMC Industries to introduce two new fastening solutions for solar

PLAINVILLE, Conn. – AceClamp/PMC Industries will introduce the AceClamp Wind Clamp and the AceClamp Wire Management Clip, two new fastening solutions for solar standing seam metal roof applications, at the International Roofing Expo, Feb. 24-26. The exhibition takes place at New Orleans’ Morial Convention Center, booth number #237. The AceClamp Wind Clamp for standing...

Please Submit “the idea book” Projects ASAP!

It’s that time of year again — we’re looking for signature roofing projects to feature in “the idea book.” We’ve still got a little time, but we need to have project photos and information here no later than Friday, February 27. “the idea book” will again examine signature metal roofing projects from an architectural viewpoint,...

Houzz Joins the 2015 International Roofing Expo

Houzz, a leading online platform for home remodeling and design, will debut as an exhibitor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE], February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Houzz will be exhibiting in booth #2513 on the show floor in the Business & Technology Pavilion. Visitors to...

February 2015 Rural Builder

Top 10 Products for rural builders

In every issue of both Rural Builder and Frame Building News we have a section called “Product Profile”. There, we showcase products for rural builders. Information and photos are sent to us by suppliers and manufacturers for free exposure in this special section of the magazines. When our readers take the time to circle...

Top e-Guide Products for rural builders

Requests for more information from our online e-Guides determine the winners of our annual Top eProducts. In 2014 the most requests were received for equestrian planning and construction from Wick Buildings; Retro-Pan insulation system from TVM Building Products; and the Master One-Steppers fastener from Leland Industries. Take a look at the results below. RB...