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Effective Protection against the Elements of Nature

by Christopher Kroeter, CSI, CDT, LEED Green Associate and Daniel Arnold
August 17, 2016

Weatherproofing is a simple concept at its core. It is any system used to protect a structure from the elements, such as wind, temperature, and precipitation; anything that may hurt the integrity of the structure itself…

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Dutch Seam Installation Detail

Installing Dutch Seam from the center of the roof plant...

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Install tips for meeting the greater uplift requirements in high wind regions.

Metals in Marine Environments

How does a metal roof withstand the sea air?

Metal Roofing and Lightning

What are the affects of lightning on metal roofing?

Proper Attic Ventilation

Attic ventilation tips for metal roofing systems.

Sound Emissions on Metal Roofing

How quiet is a metal roof? You may be surprised.

Understanding Copper

Considerations to be taken when working with copper.

Wind Uplift

Understanding design criteria and testing for wind uplift factors in roofing.