Lagoon Towers Condos

Metal roof panels give condos new protection in wake of historic hurricane Forecasters initially thought Hurricane Michael would hit Florida’s panhandle on Oct. 10, 2018, as a Category 2 storm – certainly a threat, but nothing the Gulf Coast resort area hadn’t seen before. Within just a few hours, however, Michael intensified into a Category [Read More]

Metal panels turn exposed parking deck into art installation

When you’ve got a high-rise condominium tower with prices starting at $1.3 million, you better make sure that even the 3-story, open parking deck has an upscale look. The large-format perforated metal panels adopted for the purpose at Atlanta’s new The Charles Condominiums, certainly fits the bill. In fact, with their cross-hatching of metal support [Read More]

Price increases to be effective Jan. 1, 2021

Petersen is alerting customers of forthcoming increases in its steel and aluminum pricing. The increases are the result of a combination of factors including overall strength in most metal end-use markets. The primary drivers behind the increases include: Increased prices from domestic mills due to higher raw material costs A spike in demand driven by [Read More]

Signature tapered metal roof tops unique mixed-use project in Georgia

Alpharetta, Ga., is one of the Southeast United States’ fastest growing cities, combining a recently redeveloped downtown with a reputation as the “Technology City of the South.” It has been called the best small city in the United States to start a new business by the tech website NerdWallet. With a median age of just [Read More]

John Paleczny, former president of Petersen Aluminum Corp., passes away at age 72

Retired former president of Petersen Aluminum Corp. John Paleczny passed away on Oct. 18 at the age of 72. Paleczny worked for Petersen for 49 years from 1970 to 2019 while overseeing revenue growth from $3 million to more than $170 million when he retired. Paleczny was instrumental in the evolution of Petersen and the [Read More]

Georgia stables’ architectural highlight is metal roof

As the largest of Georgia’s “Golden Isles,” St. Simons Island has been a tourist retreat and nature lovers’ haven for well more than a century. The southern portion of the island offers the classic resort mix of beaches and shopping, while much of the northern half remains native woodlands and marsh. The new St. Simons [Read More]

Metal cladding is perfect choice for revitalized stove manufacturing facility

A building that started life as a stove factory in the early 1900s might be an unlikely draw for a new entertainment district, but that’s just what the Stovehouse has become in Huntsville, Ala. This mixed-use development includes restaurants, bars, concert venues and office space, with a vibe that’s a blend of old-school honky-tonk and [Read More]

State park visitor center adds a contemporary twist to historic site

In 1792, just four years after the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, a small fort was built just outside of what is now Winder, Ga., located between the cities of Athens and Atlanta, to serve as a refuge and trading center for local settlers. Still standing, the log structure now is a centerpiece of the [Read More]

Gas-flame blue metal roof, wall panels add pop to new multipurpose facility

Sevier County, Tenn., lies in the heart of Dolly Parton Country – the country music legend’s Dollywood theme park is located within the county’s boundaries. The county seat, Sevierville, also serves as a gateway of sorts for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with its entry just 10 miles away. Surrounded by such hospitality and [Read More]

Metal roof panels foster carefree coastal living in Northwest Florida

Florida’s Gulf Coast beach communities are known for their particular kind of laid-back vibes. Flip-flops and cargo shorts, fresh grilled seafood and sunsets hailed with raised cocktails are regular accompaniments to time spent enjoying the area’s sand and surf. But the oceanfront views come with the risks posed by salt spray and hurricanes, so building [Read More]