The Importance of LEED Certification
Posted on August 4, 2021 by Ceco Building Systems

Why It Pays To Make Your Building Projects Lean and Green  As consumers in nearly every age and demographic category become more aware of and committed to environmentally conscientious practices in business as well as their personal lives, the benefits for businesses of making Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)…

Building Codes to Watch in 2021
Posted on July 16, 2020 by Mark Detwiler

Most people involved in the design and construction of buildings recognize that all buildings must meet the provisions of applicable building codes. However, not everyone understands where the code provisions come from or how they are developed. In fact, the codes are the result of…

New Best Practices to Promote Safer Jobsites
Posted on June 23, 2020 by Todd Mercer

  Every year the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports on the number of reported injuries, illnesses and fatalities that occur in a variety of work situations, including the construction industry. According to the latest data (2018) there were three incidents reported for every 100…

Benefits of Using Insulated Composite Backup Panels
Posted on April 27, 2020 by Rachel Mercado

  Designing and constructing an exterior wall assembly means that four performance barriers need to be addressed and included. Specifically, there needs to be a Weather Resistive Barrier (WRB), an air barrier, insulation as a thermal barrier, and a structural support method to hold these barriers in place. In conventional construction incorporating each of these four components often means that four…

Energy Code Insulation Solutions in Metal Buildings
Posted on April 10, 2019 by Ben Parks

In our prior blog post, we pointed out different ways to overcome confusion related to different aspects of the energy code. In this post, we will look at some of the ways that metal buildings address specific insulation provisions to successfully meet or exceed them….

Overcoming Energy Code Confusion
Posted on March 13, 2019 by Ceco Building Systems

All new and renovated buildings are subject to following not only general building codes, but also an Energy Code – the most common of which is the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). There are a number of misperceptions about this code that can cause confusion…

Metal Buildings Overcome Hurricane Harvey
Posted on August 16, 2018 by Gregg Smith

It’s hurricane season – and for anyone who has experienced what that can mean for a building, there is reason to take notice. The time to pay attention is during design and construction to create a building that can resist the effects of high winds,…

Flat Bed Trucking: Demand is Exceeding Availability across the US
Posted on May 16, 2018 by Ceco Building Systems

Metal building packages, like most other manufactured or fabricated products in America, are typically transported as freight by commercial trucking lines. Historically, there have been plenty of trucking companies with plenty of drivers who would happily take on the job of transporting a metal building…

Safe Snow Removal for Metal Roofing
Posted on February 14, 2018 by Ceco Building Systems

Winter brings snow to many places, and sometimes a lot of it. While skiers and school children may rejoice, those tasked with maintaining metal-roofed buildings may wonder what is the best action to take. Fortunately, the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) offers some advice in…

Warranties for Weathertightness in Metal Roofing Systems
Posted on November 16, 2017 by Ceco Building Systems

After reading our prior blog post on severe weather and resilience of metal buildings, some may consider manufacturer warranty coverage, particularly for metal roofing. When it comes time to repair damage from a storm or even from normal-use conditions, it’s always good to be clear…