Copper Development Association names sustainability award winners

“Architects and contractors continue to develop innovative and impressive designs that speak to copper’s formability, durability and unique weathering characteristics,” said Stephen Knapp, director of the Copper Development Association’s Strip, Sheet, & Plate Council to Construction Specifier magazine. “Copper may...

Plan for world's largest greenhouse blossoming

Plan for world's largest greenhouse blossoming

The world’s largest tropical greenhouse under one roof soon will take shape, featuring waterfalls and an array of plants. The French design firm Coldefy & Associates has unveiled plans to construct the $62 million single-domed structure in the Pas-de-Calais area....

Steel industry releases first EPD for joists, roof/floor decks

Steel industry releases first EPD for joists, roof/floor decks

The Steel Joist Institute (SJI) and Steel Deck Institute (SDI) have jointly released the first industry average environmental product declarations (EPDs) for steel joists and steel decking manufactured in the United States and Canada according to a release. The EPDs...

EPDs released for metal building systems

EPDs released for metal building systems

To meet the increasing demand for unbiased data about the environmental impacts of commercial construction, the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released environmental product declarations (EPDs) for three metal building product categories: primary rigid framing, secondary framing and metal...

Product declaration quantifies life cycle environmental impacts of cold-formed steel studs, track

The Steel Recycling Institute (SRI), Pittsburgh, has released the first industrywide Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for cold-formed steel studs and track manufactured in the United States and Canada. The EPD quantifies the “cradle-to-gate” life cycle environmental impacts of these products...

Central Arizona College Maricopa Campus Achieves Organic Look with Sustainable Metal Sales™ Roof and Wall Panels

LOUISVILLE, KY… Metal Sales™ Manufacturing Corporation provided 133,000 square feet of roof and wall panels to outfit the Central Arizona College (CAC) Maricopa Campus. The campus consists of three “academic sheds” and a central plant. The project team’s goal was to create highly sustainable structures that complement their surrounding landscape.

LEED silver-designed tower receives splash of color, modern aesthetic from wall panels

LEED silver-designed tower receives splash of color, modern aesthetic from wall panels

Metal Sales provides more than 13,000 square feet of deep-ribbed panels for a new apartment building.

 Roof, wall panels add aesthetics and sustainability at Spokane airport

Roof, wall panels add aesthetics and sustainability at Spokane airport

Metal Sales provides more than 81,000 square feet of materials for the site's snow removal equipment building.

Train station recognized with LEED certification

John D. Dingell Transit Center earns prestigious award that recognizes sustainability.

New guidelines released for using aluminium in green buildings

New guidelines released for using aluminium in green buildings

Aluminum Association guide features information on aluminum’s use in building and construction, as well as data on the metal’s life-cycle characteristics and environmental performance.

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