HORIZONTAL SCREEN WALL APPLICATIONS ENHANCE MEDICAL OFFICE DESIGN

The new 100,000 sq. ft. Gateway Medical Office Building in Orlando is anchored by Florida Hospital and the University of Central Florida’s Pegasus Health physician practice and clinic. The facility is located in the Lake Nona master-planned community and complements an array of medical services offered in the area known locally as Medical City. The [Read More]

SURFSIDE FEDERAL COURTHOUSE IS RE-ROOFED WITH WEATHERTIGHT ALUMINUM PANELS

      The Ron De Lugo Federal Courthouse in the U.S. Virgin Islands recently underwent a major repair and replacement of its roof. The 57,872 sq. ft., three-story federal building is located just a stone’s throw from the ocean in a beautiful bay in St. Thomas. The corrosive saltwater environment was the major factor [Read More]

Petersen Aluminum celebrates 50th anniversary, plans next 50 years

 Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Feb. 16, 2015) – Petersen Aluminum Corp. is celebrating its 50th anniversary by honoring the first five decades of company history as it prepares for a bright future. Maurice “Maury” Petersen founded the company on Feb. 15, 1965 as an aluminum distributor in Chicago, then worked with his son Mike as [Read More]

Custom home blends nature with design under curved metal roof

An ideal home in the country combines the best of nature with modern amenities. In the case of the Brereton residence of Bellaire, Mich., it also combines artistic ability with three different roofing materials. The distinctive curved roof of the Brereton residence was designed by Shoreline Architecture of Petoskey, Mich. General Contractor Widing Custom Homes [Read More]

iPhone giveaway ends with happy metal professional

Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Jan. 28, 2015) – One lucky metal contractor is the happy owner of a new Apple iPhone6-plus given away in late 2014 by Petersen Aluminum. Luke Duffy, vice president of Elens & Maichin Roofing & Sheet Metal in Joliet, Ill., was chosen to receive the new smartphone after downloading and installing [Read More]

NEW INTERNATIONAL MAGNET SCHOOL TOPPED WITH PETERSEN METAL ROOF

    The new International Magnet School for Global Citizenship has opened in South Windsor, Conn., with the mission of creating a better world through education. As part of the Capitol Region Education Council, the school will foster the education and development of 530 students from pre-K through fifth grade. CREC is a non-profit, regional [Read More]

TAPERED METAL PANELS CALL ATTENTION TO SHARP NEW LOOK AT ARMY RESERVE CENTER

  Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Jan. 14, 2015) – The new 100-member Army Reserve Center in Tallahassee, Fla., doesn’t look like a typical military installation. The 23,000 sq. ft. building offers a contemporary appearance that is in keeping with today’s modern Army.   Contributing to the contemporary look is a sleek design by CH2M Hill that [Read More]

NEWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN TEXAS DISTRICT OPENS TO RAVE REVIEWS

  Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Jan. 8, 2015) – The 20th and newest elementary school in Texas’ Pflugerville Independent School District opened for the 2014 school year to rave reviews from students, teachers and parents alike. The new building’s energy-efficient design made a special impression on school principal Christy Chandler. “The school’s amazing. I don’t [Read More]