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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)…

Aviation Industry and Metal Building Systems
Posted on December 11, 2019 by Rachel Mercado

  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…

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…

Metal Building’s Modernized
Posted on November 28, 2018 by Ceco Building Systems

Metal buildings come in all shapes and sizes with color options that are almost limitless. The profiles, of pre-engineered metal buildings, are also extensive. With insulated metal panels that now resemble pre-cast concrete or stucco, you may mistake a metal building for being built with…

Designing with Insulated Metal Panels
Posted on October 24, 2018 by Ceco Building Systems

Energy conservation in buildings has become increasingly important in recent times making building owners, designers and constructors all quite interested in finding reliable, durable and proven solutions for well insulated wall and roof systems. Insulated metal panels (IMPs) offer just that in a complete, finished,…

Protecting Metal Building Primer in Winter
Posted on January 18, 2018 by Ceco Building Systems

The components of a metal building are known for their durability and longevity, but like any building material, improper handling can lead to problems. This is especially true in winter months when metal building components can be exposed to unusually harsh conditions. Manufacturers routinely provide…

Insulation Options in Metal Buildings (Part 2)
Posted on September 13, 2017 by Ceco Building Systems

In our last blog post, we clarified the different ways to show compliance with energy codes—namely, prescriptive envelope trade-offs with COMcheck, or full computer modeling. For purposes of this post, let’s assume that we are going to use the envelope trade-off method to create an…

Insulation Options in Metal Buildings (Part 1)
Posted on August 16, 2017 by Ceco Building Systems

Thermal insulation is used in metal buildings to reduce heat flow between the inside and outside of walls and roofs, thus helping to keep the building warmer during heating season and cooler during air conditioning season. For building owners, that means lower energy use and…

Benefits of Designing with Insulated Metal Panels
Posted on April 17, 2017 by Ceco Building Systems

Have you ever wondered why there is an increasing push for insulated metal panels, or sandwich panels, in the industry, and how you can benefit from using it in the design and fabrication of your building? The Metal Construction Association (MCA) defines insulated metal panels…