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New retrofit design guide for metal roofing published

November 11, 2019

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has published a new design guide, “Retrofit Metal Roofing.”

The manual provides code-compliant and market-ready materials, methods, and best practices to re-roof buildings using metal roofing and light-gauge steel framing systems. Chapters are dedicated to market history, fundamentals, applications, framing systems, assembly details, metal roofing systems, and energy savings.

Detailed illustrations show where fully integrated solar hot air and water as well as power generation photovoltaic equipment are being incorporated into new metal roof systems.

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