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MBCI adds Roof Hugger to its retrofit offerings

MBCI now offers Roof Hugger retrofit systems. Roof Hugger products can be installed over most any existing metal roof, including trapezoidal and vertical standing seam roofs, as well as existing R panel roofs. Roof Hugger systems provide many benefits and … Read more »

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Sno Gem introduces membrane-coated, pre-skirted snow retention system

Roofing Industry’s First-Ever Membrane-Coated & Pre-Skirted Snow Retention System Sno Gem, Inc.®, a McHenry, Ill.,-based corporation has introduced the roofing industry’s first-ever membrane-coated and pre-skirted continuous bar snow retention system (patent pending) for new construction or retrofit applications. With the … Read more »

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Roof Hugger completes testing of Corru-Fit

Unveiled last fall at METALCON, Roof Hugger’s new retrofit sub-purlin system named Corru-Fit completed rigorous and successful ASTM E-1592 testing to prove its wind uplift performance value in a Metal-over-Metal retrofit application. The Corru-Fit sub-purlin product is specifically designed for … Read more »

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Lead-exposure bill would reform costly work practices

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association applauded introduction of bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to reform the Environmental Protection Agency’s Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) Rule. H.R.5911, the “Lead Exposure Reduction … Read more »

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Roof Hugger helps ‘harden’ buildings for hurricane force winds

As most of us know, buildings in Florida are subject to much higher than normal wind speeds, especially its coastal areas due to the inherent hurricanes that strike both coastlines. If you haven’t had the pleasure to visit Tampa yet, … Read more »

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Doors, windows and skylights can quickly add value

By Laura Glass – The benefits of retrofitting commercial buildings with new windows are not difficult to sell. “Replacement windows provide increased energy savings, increase the interior comfort of the building and bring in more light,” says Bill Doyle, marketing … Read more »

Posted in Doors & Windows, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post-Frame Technique, Products, RB December 2011, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged aj manufacturing, Palram Americas, remodel, retrofit, rural builders, thermal industries | Leave a comment

Roof Hugger receives new patent

Roof Hugger, Inc. of Lutz, Fla., received Patent number 8024906 from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.   Roof Hugger celebrated its 20th anniversary of providing factory-notched sub-purlins for retrofitting existing metal roofs.  Today, the Roof Hugger team is proud … Read more »

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Construction work goes retro

Who isn’t a retro music fan?  Retro was the name given to a hodge-podge of music that included psychedelic tunes from the 1960s, punk rock from the 70s and 80s and even an outgrowth of new wave music from the … Read more »

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McElroy Metal partners with Roof Hugger

As part of a strategic plan to expand their retrofit system product offer,  McElroy Metal, Inc. has signed a licensing agreement to distribute Roof Hugger retrofit sub-purlin systems throughout the United States.  Ken Gieseke, vice president marketing for McElroy stated: … Read more »

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Roof Hugger launches interactive website

In the past decade, Roof Hugger’s website has grown to be an information powerhouse for metal‐over‐metal retrofit roof systems. Everything a visitor would want to know about this dynamic metal construction market was there to find. However, because of adding … Read more »

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