Topping Out With Metal Roofing

Topping Out With Metal Roofing

The versatility of metal roofs is now established. Even the finicky customer is spoilt for choice with the variety in style and color finishes meeting individual preferences. The challenge: Selecting the most suitable product for your particular project.
Comparison of Steel Truss Profiles for Roofing Large Areas

Comparison of Steel Truss Profiles for Roofing Large Areas

Currently the sustained efforts of designers, manufacturers of materials and builders to innovate and incorporate unmatched excellence in the construction of roof trusses of large areas have resulted in highly functional, economical and pleasing structures. Function halls,
The New Age of Metal Roofing

The New Age of Metal Roofing

Structurally metal roofing can be classified as structural and non structural/architectural. Whereas structural metal roofing is directly attached to purlins and eliminates the need of any solid support beneath, non structural metal roofing requires some solid support
Growing Metal Roofing/cladding market in Indian construction sector

Growing Metal Roofing/cladding market in Indian construction sector

"Metal roofing systems are one of the fastest growing segments in the Indian construction industry. Progressive categories in metal roofing systems include trapezoidal profiled sheets that were screw downfixed, the hidden fix-clip profiles to the most sophisticated
New Language, New Expression Metal Changes how we Look at Roofing and Cladding

New Language, New Expression Metal Changes how we Look at Roofing and Cladding

Colored metal roofing and cladding are no longer an anomaly in the Indian construction landscape. The material dominates industrial areas and can be seen intermittently in nearly any urban landscape picked randomly in the country,
Insulated Roof for Energy Saving and Thermal Comfort in Buildings

Insulated Roof for Energy Saving and Thermal Comfort in Buildings

Roof is the major contributor of heat gain in buildings. Theoretical studies are available to determine heat flow through different building components. But a very few studies are available which deal with experimental investigation. High summer temperature ranging
Metal Roofing in Green Building

Metal Roofing in Green Building

Metal Roofing systems are built from metal, which is a lightweight, flexible, strong and reliable building material. It can protect the building from heat gain in by reflecting solar radiant heat back into the atmosphere. Metal is designed to last a long time and requires
Steel Roofing - A Technological Revolution for the Perfect Roof

Steel Roofing - A Technological Revolution for the Perfect Roof

The title conjures up an ideal roofing system, and that is what steel roofing is. It is the lightest roofing system with the longest service life, in excess of forty years. Ducker Worldwide concluded that of all the single ply roofing systems used in the US, metal roofing had the
Metal Roofs and Its Installation

Metal Roofs and Its Installation

Metal roofing materials are a popular choice today as these are very versatile, durable, easy to maintain and cost-effective in long run. There is a growing list of reasons for the expanding use of metal in the roofing industry. A metal roofing system exemplifies how innovative
Making the right roofing choices: Coloured metal roofs

Making the right roofing choices: Coloured metal roofs

Coloured metal roofing is seeing growing popularity today and besides the obvious use in industrial structures, manufacturers are positioning these for residential and retail buildings as well. Are there any convincing reasons for architects to specify coloured
A Roofing Challenge Well Met by Pioneer Roofing Systems

A Roofing Challenge Well Met by Pioneer Roofing Systems

Constructing an 800,000 square-feet roof is no cakewalk. But size is only a small part of the challenge Pioneer Roofing Systems faced while building the roof of the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia Stet.
Zincalume Steel...Getting Better All The Time

Zincalume Steel...Getting Better All The Time

ZINCALUME® steel has a Zinc-Aluminum Alloy coating of 55% Al, 43.4% Zn and 1.6% Si. The 150 grams per square meter metallic coating is distributed equally on both sides of the strip. ZINCALUME® steel is typically available in base metal thickness ranging between
Indian Steel The Infrastructure Backbone

Indian Steel The Infrastructure Backbone

When it comes to infrastructure, steel has a definitive grip. There are traditional sectors like construction, housing, ground transportation and there are those requiring hi-tech engineering including power generation, petrochemicals and fertilizers. The requirements
A New Green, Sustainable Aluminum

A New Green, Sustainable Aluminum

Aluminum has always possessed the three remarkable qualities of being recyclable, versatility and sustainable which contribute in a major to any green building. Offering high scrap value, extensive consumer acceptance, and the recycling quality; aluminum enjoys major
Modern Roofing Options

Modern Roofing Options

Roofing innovations are addressing the issues raised by traditional materials, be it installation time, labor effort, durability, sound and temperature insulation, design flexibility and many more aspects. Simultaneously, color options and a variety of finishes cater to

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