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New MCA White Paper Focuses On Insulated Metal Panels

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Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has announced the availability of a new white paper on insulated metal panels, this one dealing with air leakage and rainwater penetration. The paper, entitled Controlling Air and Rainwater Using Insulated Metal Panel Enclosure Systems, is available for free download on the MCA website at

Insulated metal panels (IMPs) are one of only a few types of building products that can provide an entire building enclosure in one prefabricated product. However, despite their use for several decades in North America, there remains confusion about how IMPs manage rain water penetration, control air leakage, and act as continuous insulation. The newly published white paper seeks to clear up some of the misconceptions.

To download the paper and see the library of technical resources available from the Metal Construction Industry, click here.

About The Metal Construction Association

MCA NLThe Metal Construction Association brings together a diverse industry for the purpose of expanding the use of metal in construction through marketing, research, technology, and education. Companies involved in MCA benefit tremendously from association activities that focus on research, codes and standards, market development, and technical programs. MCA’s market development efforts increase the use of metal in construction by educating the building and design communities about the benefits of metal. For more information about MCA, visit

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