MCA have written several technical bulletins that assert that metal is no more likely to attract lightning than other roofing material. The surrounding area’s topography, the building’s size and height, and the area’s frequency and severity of storms are all factors regarding lightning. In a press release last year, MCA even determined, “As a noncombustible material, a metal roof may even be a more desirable construction option.”
Is there a more apt month to earn Continuing Education credits? This new primer explains what a metal composite material (MCM) is, how it’s produced, and discusses options for MCM skins, including finishes, materials, and specifications.
Construction Safety Week is a week-long event that happens annually. Originally scheduled for May 4-8, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was rescheduled for this week, September 14- 18. If you haven’t already implemented a plan, there is still time to bring Safety Week to your company! You can access and download all of the tools and resources you’ll need, including tips, best practices and all of the Safety Week branded materials you’ll need to support your events and communication.
FALSE. Many people mistakenly believe that metal roofs will sound like constantly dropping objects on tin during rainstorms and severe weather. There is little difference between metal and other materials when it comes to noise from rain or hail. Normal roof and/or attic insulation also absorbs most of the sound. Combine that with the durability, longevity and low-maintenance benefits of choosing metal!
Dozens of products claim to be MCM or Composite Materials. Can you tell the difference between posers and the real thing? Learn the code-required labeling program so the product being supplied to the field uses the right components and quality.
Mark your calendar! Join us at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa in Clearwater, FL. We’re going to make this the biggest and best Winter Meeting yet. Plus! If you’re not yet an MCA member, join now and get 25% off dues plus free registration for one company representative at the Winter meeting.
Looks, longevity, and peace of mind: it’s hard to top the versatility and benefits of metal roofing. This guide reveals everything you need to know, from a look at materials and styles to consider, plus how to get the job done right.