By Steven Soderberg
By Rob Haddock
By Kathi Miller
Posted: Jan 06, 2022
When the Town of Surf City, NC, made plans to construct a building that would consolidate the police department and other emergency services operations, durability was a main consideration. To meet the high-wind requirements of the coast, the architectural roofing choice was McElroy Metal’s Maxima standing seam metal roofing, featuring a 3-coat paint finish from Sherwin-Williams.
Posted: Jan 03, 2022
The new Theodore Roosevelt Visitor Center at the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge near Onward, Miss., provides interpretive information for both the refuge and the six other properties that make up the refuge complex. Its design, including a classic, farm-style metal roof from Petersen, is a direct reflection of the area’s agricultural roots.
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: Dec 27, 2021
Seeking more control over its energy and power demands, Unicharm Co. Ltd. explored rooftop solar options for its manufacturing facility in Taiwan. Company officials liked the idea of adding rooftop solar, but were concerned about the added weight of glass crystalline panels. Aplus Energy Ltd. presented them with a building integrated solar option that not only weighed significantly less, but included other compelling features too.
Posted: Nov 22, 2021
The state-of-the-art Riverview Branch Library in Riverview, Florida, won the first-place award for the commercial roofs category in ATAS International’s 2020 project of the year competition. Field-Lok standing seam metal roof panels, manufactured by ATAS in Dove Grey .040 aluminum, were installed on the new library.
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: Oct 25, 2021
The beautiful Elysian Beach Resort is located on the eastern end of St. Thomas. In 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria created catastrophic damage on the island, including the destruction of many roofs, causing the resort to close. The existing composite tile roofing material on the resort’s buildings was replaced with aluminum Ascot White CastleTop shingles, manufactured by ATAS International.
Posted: Oct 11, 2021
There’s always going to be competition when you’re bidding on a high-visibility re-roofing job. Sam Mott, owner of Wimberley Roofing in Wimberley, Texas, is not one to shy away from a little competition. After being awarded the contract, he made an old condominium shine again, with the help of metal roofing from McElroy Metal.