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Breathe Easy: Steps for Improving Indoor Air Quality
Posted on July 7, 2021 by Ceco Building Systems

According to the EPA, on average, Americans spend upwards of 90% of their time indoors. Between work, school, shopping and relaxing at home, the vast majority of our time is spent breathing stale, indoor air. The EPA also reports that some pollutants are as much as five…

It’s Complicated: The Ins and Outs of Complex Metal Building
Posted on June 28, 2021 by Ceco Building Systems

When architects and building designers think of metal construction, many tend to assume they’re limited to four walls and a roof – basic construction essentially amounting to a box. With advances over the past few decades in every facet of metal construction, nothing could be…

Innovative Building Ideas, Set in Stone
Posted on May 19, 2021 by Ceco Building Systems

Peanut butter and jelly. Cheese and wine. Bacon and eggs. Some things just pair perfectly – like stone and steel. At Ceco, we know just how much the rich textures of stone can add to the curb appeal and natural appearance of our steel buildings, so when…

What is 5G Technology and How Does It Affect the Metal Building Industry?
Posted on August 27, 2020 by Fredrick Moore

Computer technology continues to have notable impacts on the people and processes involved in the metal building industry as discussed in an earlier blogpost “How Commercial Buildings are Getting Smarter”. Here we look at one of the emerging technological advances that will bring things to…

How Commercial Buildings are Getting Smarter
Posted on April 6, 2020 by Fredrick Moore

The transformations brought about by computer technology over the last few decades have reached just about every facet of life. Events like the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) showcase the ubiquitous and appealing nature of the fruits of our electronic age, while others like the International…

State of the Metal Building Industry
Posted on January 29, 2020 by Ceco Building Systems

Metal building systems have been part of the American construction scene for well over 60 years. During that time, the people, companies, processes, products, and perceptions have all evolved and matured. As it stands now, a substantial portion of all low-rise commercial buildings in the…

Aviation Industry and Metal Building Systems
Posted on December 11, 2019 by Gloria Tshilenge

  Protecting investments in aircraft from weather and ultraviolet light, as well as making them easy to access and work on, has driven many in the aviation industry to seek out the best ways to meet their needs and budget. Whether the requirement is a…

Metal Building Flexibility for Future Expansion
Posted on May 22, 2019 by Gregg Smith

Building owners who are grounded in their current reality but have an eye to the future often seek flexibility in their building design. Therefore, it is not uncommon for a design professional to be asked how the building can be sized to meet the current…

Using Seam Clamps to Support Solar Panels on Metal Roofing
Posted on February 14, 2019 by Ceco Building Systems

The standing seam metal roof is a very popular roofing solution due to its durability, water-tightness, relative simplicity, and clean appearance. While the standing seam, which is created by forming two adjacent metal roof panels together, contributes to all of these traits, some people may…

A Solution for the City
Posted on December 21, 2018 by Ceco Building Systems

Never in our lifetime has it been more evident than now that design and construction teams are incorporating so many different elements into projects. Customers are increasingly requesting more features and benefits to keep up with changing codes and their own personal requirements. It is…