By Dale Nelson
By Kathi Miller
By Shawn Zuver
Posted: Dec 23, 2020
In places like Colorado, new metal roof installations are seldom complete without one final detail: the installation of a safe, reliable snow retention system. At the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, located at the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, the system chosen was ColorGard® by S-5!.
Posted: Dec 07, 2020
Admirable goals were achieved with the construction of a Florida home that was designed to be energy-independent. Not energy-efficient … energy-independent. And affordable. And hurricane-proof. And constructed completely with metal building components, featuring products from Star Building Systems.
Posted: Nov 16, 2020
The U.S. Olympic Museum, showcasing the innumerable accomplishments of American athletes at the Games, opened in Colorado Springs, Colorado on July 30, 2020. Lorin anodized aluminum panels were chosen for the project because of their durability, low cost, malleability, environmentally friendly qualities, and color and finish.
Posted: Nov 02, 2020
While grounded in tradition, the new 52,444-square-foot Boulder Jewish Community Center in Boulder, CO is a contemporary example of today’s sustainable design. The building’s most visible energy-saving feature is the solar array mounted on a large section of curved metal roofing. The 74.4kW PV array was installed quickly and effectively, and without violating the metal roofing warranty, using the S-5-PVKIT® 2.0 from Colorado Springs, CO-based S-5!.
Posted: Oct 29, 2020
Completed in 2019, the eco-friendly and state-of-the-art DeWitt Family Science Center creates a grand entrance to the campus of Northwestern College in Orange City, IA. The 61,000 sq. ft. facility is clad with metal panels from Quality Metalcrafts, finished in Fluropon® 70% PVDF coil coatings from Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings. The building serves the health science programs at the college.