By David Tomchak
By Rob Haddock
By Dale Nelson
Posted: May 31, 2022
Solar Atmospheres of California (SCA), located in Fontana, CA, provides state-of-the-art vacuum thermal processing services. In response to the challenges of California’s energy market, SCA commissioned and installed the state’s largest commercial solar + energy storage system. Products from Colorado Springs, CO-based S-5! played a key role in helping bring the project to fruition.
Posted: May 23, 2022
Ray Cook is a retired American Airlines pilot of 40 years, who now winters in Lake Placid, Fla., and spends his summer days at his home in Spring Grove, Ill. He has Schweiss Doors bifold liftstrap doors on hangars at both locations.
Posted: Mar 21, 2022
The Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum in Atchison, KS, houses a rare replica of the plane Earhart flew. What is not a replica is the hangar's door. It was manufactured for the project by Schweiss Doors of Fairfax, MN. The star attraction is the last surviving Lockheed Electra 10-E airplane, one of only 14 ever made. It is identical to the aircraft Earhart flew on her fateful journey and attempt to be the first woman to ever circumnavigate the world.
Posted: Dec 29, 2021
Located on the northernmost tip of Key Largo in the Florida Keys, Ocean Reef Club is one of the country’s most comprehensive private club communities, offering 1,700 waterfront estates, private homes, condominiums and an oceanfront inn. Recently, solar metal roof panels were added to the roof of the club's 6,400 sq. ft. reverse osmosis water plant. It was a project more challenging than it sounds, and one that involved attachment products from S-5!.
Posted: Nov 08, 2021
Hurricanes and earthquakes in Haiti inspired Dwayne Borkholder to design a durable, compact and affordable home kit that would help providing quality housing to the masses, quickly and affordably. Borkholder is hoping that someday, his Net Zero post-frame “Tiny Homes,” can provide a humanitarian solution. The Tiny Homes are constructed for strength and energy efficiency, with durable products like the Multi-Rib metal roof and wall panels from McElroy Metal.
Posted: Jun 28, 2021
The Reservation of the Colorado River Indian Tribes' fire safety substation is a multifunctional facility that includes a fire station, administration space, community meeting rooms, crew quarters, an emergency operation center, triage and stabilization clinic and six apparatus bays. It features custom-engineered metal framing from Star Building Systems, combined with conventional framing.
Posted: Jun 21, 2021
With the ultimate goal of relocating three entities all under one roof, The Hagerman Group of Fort Wayne, IN - an American Buildings Authorized Builder - was contracted to build a new campus for Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana. As a result, The Hagerman Group was awarded the American Buildings 2021 Building of the Year Excellence in Design Award in the Special Projects category.
Posted: Jun 14, 2021
David Prescott is founder of the Prescott Foundation and CEO of The Hangar at 743, home of the Wardbird Factory in Latham, NY. Offering maintenance and restoration services to ensure vintage WWII aircraft continue to fly safely for years to come, his living museum also provides opportunities to educate and inspire. A vintage-looking hydraulic door from Schweiss Doors plays a role in the hangar's function and its value as a unique event space.