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Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Why architects and engineers like metal building systems

January 15, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

From the stand-point of architects and engineers, there’s a lot to like about metal building systems.  The combination of design flexibility and high value-to-cost enable design professionals to provide their clients with cost-effective solutions for their practical and aesthetic requirements.Over […]


Construction Processes, Design

Using metal wall panels to create your design vision

July 5, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

Metal wall panels are growing in popularity for both exterior and interior applications. Panel systems can be attractive, practical, and durable options for a variety of new construction and retrofit projects. They are typically easy to install and are available […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Steel protection methods

May 4, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

Metal panels provide a strong, multifunctional skin for buildings: they shield the interior against the elements, support wind and snow loads, and in many cases provide thermal control and noise insulation. However, every material has its limitations, and steel is […]


Construction Techniques

Green laser light probes metals for hidden damage

April 10, 2017

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

The researchers will present their work today at the 253rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). “Metals are often subjected to mechanical stress or fatigue that can weaken them structurally, but you can’t tell that just […]