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Posted: Aug 03, 2020
Officials in Boulder, CO are serious about energy efficiency. With the goal to have net-zero homes—homes which produce as much energy as they consume—homeowners there are turning increasingly to rooftop solar. This is good news for metal roofing manufacturers and companies like Colorado Springs-based S-5!, maker of a solar panel installation kit that facilitates the attachment of solar panels to metal roofs, typically without penetrating the metal panel surface or affecting the roof system warranty.
Posted: Jul 27, 2020
On a mission to construct a long-lasting, low-maintenance, Net Zero post-frame home, Corbin Borkholder was very specific about the products he selected, including a McElroy Metal roofing profile to host the solar laminate panels.
Posted: Jul 23, 2020
Manitoulin Transport operates a busy trucking terminal in Montreal, Quebec, located in a high volume industrial area near the Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The original metal roof, which was approximately 50 years old, was replaced with Garland’s R-Mer® Span standing seam panels. The reroof process was completed in 2019.
Posted: Jul 01, 2020
S-5! Metal Roof Innovations, a leading authority on metal roof attachment technology, saw its premier snow retention solution selected for installation on a new state-of-the-art elementary school project in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
Posted: Jun 15, 2020
The new Kimbrough Animal Hospital in Longview, Texas, was born of tragedy. A fire in the hospital’s previous building destroyed that structure. In the plans to rebuild, the owner wanted the highest level of fire protection, along with a design that reflected the area’s agricultural heritage and the journey he’d taken to create a new facility from the ashes of the old. Metal roof and wall panels from Petersen helped with both goals.
Posted: May 14, 2020
Florida’s new Arbor Grande residential development within the rapidly expanding planned community of Lakewood Ranch offers a number of residents-only features within its gated confines, including the recently added pool and amenity building. This 7,000-sq.-ft. clubhouse and fitness center reinforces the development’s relaxed coastal vibe with a design that draws on Gulf Coast vernacular – including distinctively ribbed metal roofing by Petersen.