Heifer International

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The world headquarters of Heifer International, a non-profit organization dedicated to relieving global hunger and poverty, has received a Platinum LEED® certification plus numerous design and environmental awards.  Located in the revitalized River Market District in Little Rock, the 4-story, 94,000 sq. ft. building was designed by Reese Rowland, a principal in the Little Rock architectural firm of Polk Stanley Rowland Curzon Porter.

A key element of the building’s skin involves the use of Petersen corrugated aluminum panels installed as an accent band in a horizontal configuration.  Approximately 22,000 sq. ft. of .050 aluminum PAC-CLAD Silver Metallic 7/8” corrugated panels were utilized.  The panels offer high durability and the ability to conceal joints within an elegant reveal—a technique that visually breaks the length of the façade.  The same corrugated metal panels in a perforated mill finish were also used in the atrium to create a waterfall effect.  Additionally, 3,000 sq. ft. of .032 aluminum PAC-CLAD Silver Metallic ‘M’ panel was used for various soffit applications.

Installation of the Petersen corrugated material and ‘M’ panels was done by Ace Glass Company, Little Rock.  “The project was originally specified with a panel system that proved to be too expensive,” said Rob Young of Ace Glass.  “The architect and gc then came to us with a description of what they wanted and asked if we could deliver a corrugated panel within budget.  I contacted Petersen’s Tyler, Texas office and, as usual, they delivered.  We’re in a very competitive market and we historically have to be low on bid day.”

Ace Glass built a mock-up system for review by the design team.  “The design team wanted a horizontal application of the panels with reveals in line with the curtainwall.  The 1” deep reveals throw a nice shadow line that creates a great look,” according to Young.     

Harness Roofing, North Little Rock, installed a matching .050 Silver Metallic aluminum coping system.

Snap-Clad Panel
Tite-Loc Panel
Tite-Loc Plus Panel
Tite-Loc HS Panel
Snap-On Standing Seam Panel
High Snap-On Standing Seam Panel
Snap-On Batten Panel
Redi-Roof Standing Seam Panel
Redi-Roof Batten Panel
ColorGard® Snow Retention System
PAC-150 90° Single Lock
PAC-150 180° Double Lock
M-42 & M-36 Panels
7.2 Panel
1/2″ & 7/8″ Corrugated Panel
R-41 & R-36 Panels
Coil and Flat Sheet
Flashing and Trim
Custom Fabrication
Anodized Aluminum
Copper & Stainless Steel
PAC-750 Soffit
PAC-850 Soffit
Flush/Reveal Soffit
PAC-1000F Column Cover
PAC-1000C Column Cover
PAC-1000R Column Cover
PAC-2000F Column Cover
PAC-2000C Column Cover
PAC-2000R Column Cover
PAC SS Vented Eave & Intake Vent
PAC ECO Vented Fascia
PAC SS Rake Panel & Fascia
PAC SS Ridge Vents
PAC-TITE Angular Fascia
PAC-TITE WT Canted Fascia
PAC-TITE WT Fascia
PAC-TITE WT Extended Fascia
PAC-LOC Fascia
PAC Snap Edge Fascia
PAC Extended Snap Edge Fascia
PAC-TITE Gold Coping
PAC-TITE Coping
PAC-Continuous Cleat Coping
Precision Series Wall Panels
Composite Wall Panels
Flush/Reveal Wall Panels