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December 13, 2016 - Weekly News Update

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PPG Introduces SMP With IR-Reflective Pigments   
PPG-logo Pittsburgh, PA - PPG has introduced Durastarâ„¢ ULTRA-Coolâ„¢ coatings, which combine an advanced silicone-modified polyester (SMP) coatings formulation with infrared-reflective (IR-reflective) pigments to enhance the beauty and extend the service life of metal roofing, siding panels and other building components. More

Featured Project - Roof Hugger
Metal-Over-Metal Solution Solves Aging Roofs Problem   
Kokomo, IN - In 2015, the Kokomo campus of Indiana's community college system, Ivy Tech Community College, was faced with needed repair of aging metal roofs on buildings constructed in the late 1970s and 1980s. Three Kokomo campus roofs that covered 83,042 square feet were reroofed using structural factory-notched sub-purlins from Roof Hugger of Lutz, FL. More

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CENTRIA Announces Release 2017 Product Catalog 
CENTRIA-2017-catalog Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a leader in architectural metal wall systems, announces the release of its 2017 Product Catalog. The catalog showcases a new approach to product presentation with separate sections for insulated metal panels (IMPs) and rainscreen systems, encompassing single-skin metal and backup panels. More

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Cold-Formed Structurals Webinar Set For Dec. 13  
AISI-logo Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) are hosting a continuing education webinar on the latest technical changes and additions to AISI S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition. The webinar will be held on December 13, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST. More

Featured Project - Schweiss Doors
Neighborly Advice Leads To Hangar Door Pick In Ohio  

Goshen, OH - A tip from a neighbor led J.T. Strange to Schweiss Doors for a customized bifold liftstrap/autolatch door for the hangar adjacent to his home at Obannon Creek Aerodrome Airpark in Goshen. More

Columnist - Scott Kriner
Building Rating Programs Changing With Innovations    
Scott-Kriner "Several green building rating programs, including LEED and Green Globes, have begun moving away from materials and items that have single attributes. In their place, a more holistic approach to aspects of green buildings with multiple attributes is in vogue," writes Scott Kriner of Green Metal Consulting in his latest column for DesignandBuildwithMetal.com. Kriner notes that rating systems are focusing more on wellness than ever before. He notes too that products are sometimes developed with codes in mind, while other times code changes are responding to the introduction of new products. More

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Fort Wayne Contractor Joins ABC Builder Network     
American-Buildings-logo Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC), a leading domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of high-quality metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announces the addition of Mosaic Building Solutions LLC of Fort Wayne, Indiana to its national network of Builders. More 

November 2016 Architect Edition Ezine
November-2016-Architect-Edition-ezine DesignandBuildwithMetal's November 2016 Architect Edition ezine is now ready for viewing. This issue includes excellent examples of architectural metal roofing and wall systems, in an array of applications from a zoo's penguin house to 11 metrorail facilities. The ezine is free to read and requires no login to access! To view, click the link below or the image at the left.
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