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Below is a listing of brochures produced by the MBMA and other organizations about metal buildings, and other issues associated with the metal building industry. Most of these brochures are available for free as a PDF download.

AIA ARCHITECTURAL RECORD REPRINT

This eight-page reprint titled, "An Integrated Design Approach Offers Flexibility, Economy, Durability" provides an in-depth evaluation of metal building systems.







COOL METAL ROOFING

As green building grows in importance and popularity, roofs can have a significant impact on the sustainability of a building. This brochure, produced by the Cool Metal Roofing Coaliton, shows how cool metal roofs can promote sustainability with reduced energy consumption, a lowered urban heat island effect and the use of recycled materials.




CASE STUDY: TRUCKING COMPANY CONSOLIDATES OPERATIONS

If you were a landlord, how would you react when a good tenant of 13 years indicated a need to vacate all five buildings that she or he was renting from you? This case study about Landstar/Inway tells you how a metal building system solved this problem.





CASE STUDY: NEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IS PARADISE BY THE BAY

The owners of Bay Industries, Inc. wanted to combine all manufacturing, warehousing, and office functions under one roof, and remain in Green Bay, WI, where the firm has operated since 1940. Find out how they became headquartered in "the most attractive building in Green Bay."




CASE STUDY: STEEL ROLLING MILL RISES FROM FORMER SWAMP HIGH PROFILE

When a manufacturer of building materials sets out to construct a new factory, it just makes sense that the company would use its own products. Find out how Broken Hill Proprietary built a $280-million steel-rolling mill in this case study.





CONDENSATION FACT SHEET

This five-page publication offers solutions to condensation in metal building systems. It contains factual information about the proper ventilation of buildings as well as systems that can be used to prevent condensation from forming.






GUIDE SPECIFICATIONS: METAL BUILDING SYSTEMS

This is a performance based guide specification, used in the development of an office master specification or in the preparation of specifications for a particular project. It must be edited to fit the conditions of use. It includes all the design requirements, structural systems description, roof, wall, accessories, and references for standards.


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GUIDE SPECIFICATIONS: METAL ROOFING SYSTEMS

This performance guide specification is for projects where a structural standing seam roof system is separate from the building's structural systems. It must be edited to fit the conditions of use. It includes system performance requirements, design requirements, submittals, and other key factors pertinent to roof specification.


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THE SOLUTIONS SERIES

The Solutions Series is a set of four, eight-page brochures, each of which describes the advantages of metal building systems in specific applications. There are brochures for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional applications, as well as a comprehensive look at the advantages of Standing Seam Metal Roofing systems.




Industrial Solutions Brochure
Commercial Solutions Brochure
Institutional Solutions
Standing Seam Metal Roof Solutions


GALVALUME: THE MAGIC FORMULA FOR ROOFS

Galvalume®, also known as Aluzinc® in Europe and other names across the globe, is the magic formula for roofs. This brochure is published by the ZAC Association and shows how Galvalume can provide for long-lasting roofs in all types of weather and climate conditions.