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March 14, 2017 - Weekly News Update

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Roof Hugger Announces Acquisition By LSI
roof-hugger-purchase.jpgOdessa, FL - Roof Hugger Inc. announces its acquisition by an affiliated entity of LSI Metal Building Components Group, Inc. (LSI Group). Roof Hugger Inc., based in Lutz, Florida, is the manufacturer of notched sub-purlins for retrofitting existing metal roofs. More

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Petersen Introduces New Highline Metal Wall Panels
petersen-highline-panels.jpgElk Grove Village, IL - Petersen expands its Precision Series line of metal wall panels with the addition of seven new Highline products. The Precision Series Highline wall panels feature varying rib patterns and widths for creative architectural effects in commercial, institutional, residential or many other applications. More

Featured Project...Schweiss Doors
Doors Are Gamechanger For New NBA Arena
Sacramento, CA - With much fanfare, the $507 million Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento recently opened. While the venue is designed to host concerts and conventions, it will be known first and foremost as the home arena of the National Basketball Association Sacramento Kings. The arena is state of the art in every way, including its incorporation of enormous, glass-paneled bifold doors from Schweiss Doors. More

Columnist...Scott Kriner
LEED Is Growing And Changing
Scott-Kriner"The USGBC's LEED version 4 continues to grow in North America as well as across the globe," writes Scott Kriner of Green Metal Consulting Inc. in his newest column on DesignandBuildwithMetal.com. "According to Mahesh Ramanujam, the new President and CEO of USGBC and GBCI, LEED is growing worldwide with over 36,000 certified commercial projects. That represents over 5 billion square feet of certified space. He also states that every day more than 1.85 million square feet of space certifies LEED. The program is in use in more than 160 countries and territories around the world." More

Featured Project...Petersen
Aluminum Roof Protects Fire Station In Coastal Setting 
Cape Canaveral, FL - The new Cape Canaveral Fire and Rescue facility is a far cry from the previous station that was built by volunteers in 1962, which had become outdated and inefficient. The modern station - featuring aluminum roofing from Petersen - is now home to 15 volunteers and 35 paid personnel, and is designed to effectively serve the City of Cape Canaveral, Port Canaveral and Avon By The Sea. The station includes three vehicle bays, a bunk room, kitchen, office space and an exercise room. More

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Tech Note Updated On Design Of CFS Slip Connectors
Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has updated "Design of Bypass Slip Connectors in Cold-Formed Steel Construction," designated as Tech Note F103-17. It examines the various structural elements of a curtain wall system and introduces the subjects of design load and framing analysis. More

February 2017 Architect Edition Ezine
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