The Source Book

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Rural Builder Source Book 2014: Products

  Welcome to the online version of the Rural Builder Source Book. This 6th edition goes beyond metal building construction to include ALL things rural: metal frame, post frame, SIPs, ICFs and tension fabric! This guide provides comprehensive information on the leading products used by the top builders. You will find an extensive guide...

Project inspiration for rural builders: Metal buildings

The 2014 Rural Builder Source Book will soon be published. In addition to all the great projects included in the magazine, here are others that should help inspire your building ideas. Building: Derwood Bible Church, Derwood, Md. Building size: 18,130 sq. ft. Architect: SBK Partnership, LLC Contractors: Gardiner & Gardiner Contracting, LLC Products used:...

RIMA-I Handbook Update Available

In ongoing efforts to provide reliable and helpful information on the reflective insulation, radiant barrier and interior radiation control coatings (IRCCs) industries, the Reflective INsulation Manufacturers Association International has just released the 2014 update to their handbook, “Understanding and Using Reflective Insulation, Radiant Barrier and Interior Radiation Control Coatings.” This is the third update...

ATAS Introduces Wave Panel

ALLENTOWN, PA:  – ATAS International, Inc. is pleased to announce a new addition, Wave Panel, to their Belvedere series. Wave Panel is a 40” wide wall panel with deep, non-symmetrical curves. Wave Panel offers architects a fresh way to create interesting wall designs. This structural panel may be installed vertically or horizontally over solid...

Nudo offers easy-to-maintain interlocking wall and ceiling panels for construction market

THE NEED FOR CLEAN INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTS IS MET WITH UTILITE  INTERLOCKING LINER PANELS  The need for a clean interior environment is met with Nudo’s® UtiLite™ easy-to-maintain interlocking wall and ceiling panels. The interlocking nature of the panels offers a near seamless appearance. These versatile panels can be installed quickly, both vertically or horizontally, directly...

METALCON TWENTY TWELVE

METALCON International is the one event that helps you pioneer new frontiers in the metals industry through products, technologies and solutions.  Its message is the application of metal in roofing, residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and municipal construction. Delivering the newest in sustainable, energy efficient, solar and green technologies can be found at Green Island,...

Steelscape introduces new website

Steelscape Inc. launched its new and improved external website — www.steelscape.com. Steelscape’s new website contains several enhancements including a wealth of new information…right at your fingertips. At www.steelscape.com, you’ll see the following upgrades… New look and feel Easier to use menus New menus for topics such as Sustainability Added data within each page To...

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SIPs deliver winter surprise for unsuspecting owner

The value of using Structural Insulated Panels has long been appreciated. This story from ACH Foam Technologies is an example of why, when installed correctly, SIPs has become an industry standard. DENVER (ACH Foam Technologies)—When Terry Schroth decided to have his new HVAC, plumbing maintenance and repair building constructed with SIPs, he had no...

Metal Builder Source Book Two

FASTENERS AMSI Supply A full line of metal roofing screws includes stainless steel, special corrosion-resistant coatings and lengths to 8 inches, all at competitive prices. The ASO series of metal roofing clip screws comes in lengths from 3/4- to 2 inches in galvanized (zinc) and stainless steel. AMSI has S-5! Colorgard snow retention systems...