Difficult roof repair worth the effort to survive Irma unscathed

The roof repair of The Reach, a Waldorf Astoria Resort in Key West, Fla., began after suffering the effects of several major storms and the roof was seriously in need of replacement. More than 39,000 sq. ft. of Petersen’s Snap-Clad .040-in. aluminum panels came to the rescue in a major re-roof effort. The lavish, Caribbean-style [Read More]

Metal roof adds to “Old Southern Architecture” of Mississippi shopping mall

Approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of Petersen’s PAC-CLAD metal roof panels contributed to the “old Southern architecture” of the Outlets of Mississippi shopping mall in Pearl, Miss. The 326,000-sq.-ft. mall is the largest outdoor shopping center in the state. The aesthetic intent for the facility is reflected through the use of historic colors, materials and references [Read More]

Support for metal roofs goes back 132 years in Florida

The benefits of metal roofs are nothing new to the residents of Key West, Fla. A team of PAC-CLAD staff encountered this sign on a recent visit to the island, which faces hurricanes and tropical storms on an annual basis.

Construction schedule challenges installer of school’s metal roof, walls

The sprawling new Todd Grant Elementary School in Darien, Ga., bears little resemblance to the building that at one time was the high school for local African-American students before integration. After demolition of the original 65-year-old structure, a new $11 million high-tech facility proudly stands in its place. Architectural design was created by Buckley & [Read More]

Narrow roof panels top mixed-use facility to complement batten board siding

22,000 sq. ft. of Petersen’s 10-in. on-center Snap-Clad narrow roofing panels top Oxford Square, a new mixed-use retail and child care center located in the heart of the Baltimore-Washington corridor in Howard County, Maryland. The approachable design, created by JP2 Architects in Towson, Md., includes multiple dormers that give the retail center a friendly, inviting [Read More]

Price increase on steel PAC-CLAD products

Petersen announces a forthcoming price increase on steel. The increase is a result of a combination of factors including overall strength in most of the steel end-use markets. The primary drivers behind the increase are as follows: • Increased prices from our domestic mills due to trade regulation and uncertainty caused by the continuing section [Read More]

Large curved metal walls rejuvenate renovated community center

The renovated McDonald Hughes Community Center in Tuscaloosa sports curved metal walls that are drawing rave reviews from visitors and the public as well.The main entry area to the brick structure is now highlighted with 4,000 sq. ft. of PAC-CLAD Precision Series HWP wall panels.The 22 gauge steel panels were finished in Petersen’s Cool Color [Read More]

Cancer center’s rooftop walkways protected by metal roofs

Covered rooftop walkways topped with Petersen’s Tite-Loc Plus roof panels protect visitors and patients as they navigate their way from building to building at Baptist Health South Florida’s spectacular new Miami Cancer Institute. The 306,000-sq.-ft. facility is a destination cancer center known for its innovation and precision in cancer care, advanced clinical research and exceptional [Read More]

New sloped metal roof rejuvenates student health center

The Student Health Center at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala., now has a welcoming new appearance as it serves the University’s 16,000 students. Previously a flat-roofed structure with little aesthetic appeal, the Center now is highlighted with a sloped roof utilizing Petersen’s Snap-Clad Panels. The renovation was undertaken by Thomas Roofing in [Read More]

Simple, modern school design includes plenty of metal walls

After demolishing its original 60-year-old building, the new Monterey High School building in Monterey, Tenn., received the Tennessee School Board Association’s School of the Year Award. The project also was recognized by the AIA East Tennessee Chapter with its Citation Award. The 133,000-sq.-ft. building accommodates grades 7-12 with a core capacity of 800 students. During [Read More]