metal roof

Petersen Aluminum Metal Roof, Wall Panels Design Files Available Online

Architects and designers now have multiple options for digitally locating and specifying Petersen Aluminum products during the design phase of any project. The manufacturer of metal roof and wall panels now has its library of BIM, CAD and installation drawings available on design platforms including Autodesk Seek, Arcat and Sweets. Most recently, Petersen Aluminum...

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...

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...

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...

McElroy Metal Panels Curved Onsite For Fire Station Installation

Everyone notices curves and everyone will notice the seven barrel roofs on the new Tyler Fire Station #5 in Tyler, Texas. McElroy Metal manufactured and delivered more than 14,000 square feet of its Maxima ADV 2-inch tall standing seam panels in PVDF Medium Bronze—chosen because of its similarities to the traditional brass that adorned...

RHEINZINK Roof Helps Replicate 16th Century Look and Feel for New Barn

At the end of a dirt road in southern Vermont is a stunning timber and stone residence designed to resemble a small medieval Anglo-Norman manor house originally constructed in the 16th century. According to the owners, a husband and wife with a keen interest in both ancient and modern architecture, the 5,000-square-foot home was...

MBCI launches new customer-centric website

HOUSTON –  MBCI recently launched its new website at www.mbci.com. The new, responsive site is designed with the contractor, architect and specification writing professionals in mind and showcases a number of innovative features. It is compatible and easily navigable via computer, tablet and mobile devices. Bill Coleman, president of MBCI, said the organization wanted...

MAJORITY OF ZINC ROOF STILL SERVICEABLE AFTER MORE THAN 120 YEARS

It’s common to find zinc roofs that have been in service for more than 100 years throughout the major cities of Europe.  For example, the famous German architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841) used zinc extensively for roofing and building ornamentation on several historical buildings and palaces, which still stand today. The latest example of...

2013 Idea Book – Metal Shingles Product Guide

ATAS International Get the performance of metal with a traditional look when choosing tiles, shakes and shingles from ATAS. ATAS offers stone-coated, scalloped Northern European and Spanish style tiles. Five shingle options are available, including Bermuda style shake, wood style shake, a simulated dimensional shingle, a diamond-shaped shingle and a standing-seam shingle. Available in...

2013 Idea Book – retrofit suppliers for metal roofing

ATAS International Increasing its efforts on the importance of energy efficient building envelope technology, ATAS offers multiple metal roofing retrofit systems. The retrofit profiles include Dutch Seam, Field-Lok and Scan Roof due to their structural capacity. These panel systems can be combined with the ATA-Frame system that can convert existing flat roofs into more...