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Butler Mfg. debuts RetroLite daylighting system for retrofit

Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 3, 2014 — Building owners can now incorporate daylighting into existing buildings to minimize lighting-related electricity costs, with the introduction of the RetroLite™ daylighting system from Butler Manufacturing™. Implementing daylighting technology can provide significant savings, as lighting-related electricity is often the highest operating expense in a building — frequently exceeding...

Truss Purlin XT makes big ideas and open spaces a reality for building owners

Butler Manufacturing™ has integrated Truss PurlinXT™ technology with the Landmark™ 2000 structural system, enabling building owners to form a framing system that can span up to 60 feet — the longest bay size available in the market. “Customers demand wide, open areas to maximize their building functionality. We are exceeding their needs and expectations...

Butler Manufacturing debuts high-efficiency wall systems for new, retrofit building applications

Butler Manufacturing has introduced three high-efficiency wall systems that enable community and industrial building decision-makers to prepare for anticipated changes to energy codes. The patented designs of the eShadowall™, eStylWall™ flat and eStylWall fluted wall systems enhance the energy efficiency of new and retrofit building applications. “Buildings account for 36 percent of energy use...

Metal vs. Mother Nature (hurricanes and high winds)

Manufacturers do their best to ensure products can handle big winds / Metal roofing stands up to the forces of nature as well as or better than any type of roofing material and you should know how to sell that benefit to your customers. This is the first in a six-part series on how...

Butler Manufacturing announces 2013-14 Butler Builder Advisory Council

Kansas City, Mo. — Butler Manufacturing has announced its 2013-14 Butler Builder Advisory Council. With a goal to provide strategic direction on Butler’s products, services and programs, the Advisory Council convenes on a regular basis throughout the year. “The Advisory Council is tasked with staying on the pulse of industry trends, enabling Butler to...

Butler Manufacturing launches more comprehensive website

Butler Manufacturing™ recently launched a more comprehensive website with information about Butler pre-engineered structural, metal roof and wall panel systems, as well as self-storage and conventional/hybrid building systems. Included in the easily navigated website are a photo gallery, comparative product differences, USGBC LEED certification and sustainability case studies utilizing Butler systems and Building Information...

Butler Manufacturing updates website

Butler Manufacturing launched a more comprehensive website with information about Butler pre-engineered structural, metal roof and wall panel systems, as well as self-storage and conventional/hybrid building systems. Included in the easily navigated website are a photo gallery, comparative product differences, USGBC LEED certification and sustainability case studies utilizing Butler systems and Building Information Modeling...

The 2012 Energy Code: Get Test Data Before You Panic

Butler Manufacturing recently announced its Butler Guarded Hot Box test program utilizing a device that can test actual 8’ x 10’ roof and wall sections, assembled just as they would be in planned buildings. Replacing an earlier version of the device that tested smaller sections, the Guarded Hot Box has nearly 300 sensors that...